Hitchcock, of course, did cameos in all of his films, often making fun of his girth (such as boarding a train while toting a double bass in "North By Northwest").
His most ingenious was in the film "Lifeboat," which took place in an open boat at sea.... more
In 1929 Great Britain the very first talking movie was released. It was directed by none other than Alfred Hitchcock. It was called "Blackmail". He had already directed a half dozen profitable films and his face was well known in Britain. This movie... more
Hitchcocks habit of appearing in his own movies happened by accident; in one of his first films he was short of an actor, therefore Hitchcock took it upon himself to play this small part.
Eventually he was forced to appear in the beginning of each... more