Every Hitchcock Cameo Ever





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Published on Mar 8, 2012

After much hunting and diligent editing, here is every Hitchcock cameo ever spotted from his beginning in silent cinema to his graphic horror in the 70s. If you can't spot him in the video, I've made a handy guide for each clip you see.

Watching guide:
The Lodger: A Story of London Fog- 2 cameos! Clip 1: The man shouting into the phone in the bottom center, Clip 2: in the middle of the crowd with the fake beard

Easy Virtue- walking with a cane on the right

Blackmail- sitting on the left being harassed by a child (one of his longest cameos)

Murder! - walking across the shot from left to right

The 39 Steps- walking to the right and tossing a piece of paper on the ground

Young and Innocent- to the left fiddling with a camera (another of Hitchcock's longest)

The Lady Vanishes- walking to the left smoking a cigar and shrugging his shoulders

Rebecca- in the background walking to the left wearing a bowler hat

Foreign Correspondent- reading a newspaper on the left

Mr. and Mrs. Smith- walking from left to right as the camera pulls out

Suspicion- 2 cameos! clip 1: leading the horse, clip 2: mailing a letter in the background

Saboteur- top left corner under the light bulb

Shadow of a Doubt- playing cards with the doctor

Lifeboat- in the ad for Reduco "the obesity slayer"

Spellbound- leaving the elevator smoking a cigar and carrying a violin case

Notorious- drinking champagne

The Paradine Case- on the right, smoking a cigar and carrying a cello case

Rope- walking on the sidewalk in a blue suit and holding a newspaper

Under Capricorn- 2 cameos! clip 1 in a blue suit, brown pants and top hat in the middle of the frame, clip 2 same outfit in the middle of a group of 3 people

Stage Fright- on the right turning and looking at the main character

Strangers on a Train- boarding the train with a stand up bass

I Confess- walking across the horizon

Dial M for Murder- sitting at the table in the picture

Rear Window- winding the clock in the piano player's apartment

To Catch a Thief- Sitting on the right in the bus

The Trouble With Harry- walking on the left in a trench coat

The Man Who Knew Too Much- standing the bottom left of the crowd

The Wrong Man- This cameo is different. Because The Wrong Man is based on the experiences of a real person Hitchcock wanted to approach the whole thing differently.

Vertigo- walking from left to right carrying a trumpet case

North By Northwest- failing to catch a bus

Psycho- in the window wearing a cowboy hat

The Birds- walking his real-life dogs out of the pet shop

Marnie- exiting a room on the left and looking directly at the camera

Torn Curtain- holding a small child on his knee

Topaz- sitting in a wheelchair and then standing up to shake hands with someone

Frenzy- 2 cameos! clip1: in the middle of the crowd wearing a bowler hat, clip 2 same hat in the bottom center

Family Plot- silhouette seen in in the window of Registrar of Births & Deaths


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