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Alfred Hitchcock On Screen Cameos

Alfred Hitchcock made cameo "innocent bystander" appearances in nearly all of his films. He placed them in first few minutes of the movie so audiences wouldn't be distracted from the story while they were watching for him to pop up. Here is a helpful guide to where you can see all of the cameos. One hint when trying to find them while watching a movie ... put down the popcorn and pay attention, they go by quickly!

Family Plot (1976)
Approx. Timestamp: 0:40
In silhouette through the a door.

Frenzy (1972)
Approx. Timestamp: 0:03
Part of a crowd shot.

Topaz (1969)
Approx. Timestamp: 0:33
Being pushed in a wheelchair at an airport.

Torn Curtain (1966)
Approx. Timestamp: 0:08
Sitting in a hotel lobby with a baby on his lap.

Marnie (1964)
Approx. Timestamp: 0:05
Entering from the left of a hallway after Tippi Hedren passes by.

The Birds (1963)
Approx. Timestamp: 0:02
Leaving the pet shop with two dogs.

Psycho (1960)
Approx. Timestamp:0:06
Outside Janet Leigh's office window wearing a cowboy hat.

North by Northwest (1959)
Approx. Timestamp:0:02
Right at the beginning of the movie, just after his name disappears on screen.

Vertigo (1958)
Approx. Timestamp:0:11
Walking in the street wearing a grey suit.

The Wrong Man (1956)
Seen in silhouette as the movie's narrator.

The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)
Approx. Timestamp:0:25
Watching acrobats in the Moroccan marketplace.

To Catch a Thief (1955)
Approx. Timestamp:0:10
Riding on bus next to Cary Grant.

The Trouble with Harry (1955)
Approx. Timestamp:0:22
Walking past a limousine.

Dial M for Murder (1954)
Approx. Timestamp:0:13
In the class-reunion photo.

Rear Window (1954)
Approx. Timestamp:0:25
Winding a clock in the songwriter's apartment.

I Confess (1953)
Approx. Timestamp:0:01
Crossing the top of a staircase.

Strangers on a Train (1951)
Approx. Timestamp:0:10
Boarding a train.

Stage Fright (1950)
Approx. Timestamp:0:39
Turning to look back at Jane Wyman as they pass on the street.

Under Capricorn (1949)
Approx. Timestamp:0:14
One of three men on the steps of Government House.

Rope (1948)
Approx. Timestamp:0:02
A man walking down street holding a newspaper.

Rope (1948)
Approx. Timestamp:0:55
His silhouette on a red neon sign in the view from the apartment window.

The Paradine Case (1947)
Approx. Timestamp:0:36
Leaving the train carrying a cello.

Notorious (1946)
Approx. Timestamp:1:00
At the big party in Claude Rains's mansion he is seen drinking champagne at the bar.

Spellbound (1945)
Approx. Timestamp:0:35
Walking out an elevator carrying a violin case and smoking a cigarette.

Lifeboat (1944)
Approx. Timestamp:0:25
In the newspaper ad for "Reduco Obesity Slayer".

Shadow of a Doubt (1943)
Approx. Timestamp:0:17
In a card game on the train.

Saboteur (1942)
Approx. Timestamp:1:04
Standing in front of Cut Rate Drugs.

Suspicion (1941)
Approx. Timestamp:0:46
Mailing a letter at the village postbox.

Mr. & Mrs. Smith (1941)
Approx. Timestamp:0:43
Passing Robert Montgomery in front of his building.

Rebecca (1940)
Approx. Timestamp:2:03
Walking near the phone booth.

Foreign Correspondent (1940)
Approx. Timestamp:0:13
Wearing a coat and hat and reading a newspaper outside a hotel.

The Lady Vanishes (1938)
Approx. Timestamp:1:30
In Victoria Station, wearing a black coat and smoking a cigarette.

Young and Innocent (1937)
Approx. Timestamp:0:15
Outside the courthouse, holding a camera.

The 39 Steps (1935)
Approx. Timestamp:0:06
Tossing some litter while the main characters exit the theater.

Murder! (1930)
Approx. Timestamp:1:00
Walking by the house where the murder was committed.

Blackmail (1929)
Approx. Timestamp:0:11
Being bothered by a small boy as he reads a book in the subway.

Easy Virtue (1928)
Approx. Timestamp:0:15
Walking past a tennis court carrying a walking stick.

The Lodger (1927)
Approx. Timestamp:0:03
At a desk in the newsroom.

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