Hitchcock’s cameos

Thirty-seven of Alfred Hitchcock’s movie cameos in three and a half minutes. Great fun — especially because I’d forgotten (or never knew) the great authors who either worked with Hitchcock or whose material Hitchcock adapted, including Daphne du Maurier and John Steinbeck.

(Via Gregg Hurwitz.)

6 responses to “Hitchcock’s cameos

  1. I’ve always loved looking for Hitchcock in his movies. I read a book about him written by a woman who was friends with his daughter, very interesting. The most clever cameo was the Lifeboat one.

    Is it North by Northwest where the plane is shooting at a runny Cary Grant? It would have been really funny if Hitch would’ve been the pilot of the plane.

  2. Okay, a RUNNING Cary Grant. A Runny Cary Grant sounds serious. A trip to the doctor might be in order.

  3. I think the film with the runny Cary Grant is called South by Southwest. . .

  4. Hahahahahaha!

  5. haoheoaheohaoeha!

  6. This is a brilliant compilation – and I didn’t realise he’d done Steinbeck (though Rebecca remains one of my all-time favourites).
    Incidentally, I once read a book of his short stories. I was staying in the darkened and rather creepy loft conversion of my aunt’s bungalow when I chanced upon a compelling story about a man could make people do things they didn’t want to do….and it was absolutely terrifying. He was a gifted writer.

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