OLLI: Spring 2012: BRITISH HITCHCOCK

 

 

HITCHCOCK'S FILMS AND CAMEO APPEARANCES

 

 

British Films:

 

YEAR

FILM

CAMEO APPEARANCE

1925

THE PLEASURE GARDEN

 

1926

THE MOUNTAIN EAGLE

 

 

THE LODGER

seen from the rear in an office scene; later, he is possibly a member of the crowd during the arrest

1927

DOWNHILL

 

 

EASY VIRTUE

walks past a tennis court carrying a walking stick

 

THE RING

 

1928

THE FARMER'S   WIFE

 

 

CHAMPAGNE

 

1929

HARMONY  HEAVEN

 

 

THE MANXMAN

 

 

BLACKMAIL

reading a newspaper on the subway while a little boy bothers him

1930

ELSTREE CALLING

 

 

JUNO AND THE PAYCOCK

 

 

MURDER

passes by with female companion as Herbert Marshall leaves house where murder occurred

1931

THE SKIN GAME

 

1932

RICH AND STRANGE

 

 

NUMBER SEVENTEEN

 

1933

WALTZES FROM VIENNA

 

1934

THE MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH

 

1935

THE 39 STEPS

passes by in the street when Robert Donat leaves the Music Hall with "Annabella Smith"

1936

THE SECRET AGENT

 

 

SABOTAGE

patron at the ticket window of the cinema? shot cut?

1937

YOUNG AND INNOCENT

a frustrated photographer outside the courtroom

1938

THE LADY VANISHES

seen at Victoria Station, shruggig his shoulders to male companion, as train arrives in London at end

1939

JAMAICA INN

 

1944

BON VOYAGE

 

 

AVENTURE MALGACHE

 

 

 

American Films:

 

YEAR

FILM

CAMEO APPEARANCE

1940

REBECCA

near phone booth when George Sanders makes a call: shot cut from final film; visible in background when Sanders argues with policeman?

 

FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT

reads newspaper & passes Joel McCrea in the street

1941

MR. AND MRS. SMITH

outside "Mr. & Mrs. Smith's"  apartment

 

SUSPICION

puts letter in mailbox in front of village bookstore

1942

SABOTEUR

at news stand outside NYC drugstore

1943

SHADOW OF A DOUBT

holds a flush (all spades) in card game on train

 

LIFEBOAT

pictured in an ad for “Reduco” in newspaper read by William Bendix

1945

SPELLBOUND

gets off elevator in hotel carrying violin case

1946

NOTORIOUS

one of the party guests drinking champagne

1947

THE PARADINE CASE

leaves train station carrying cello case

1948

ROPE

his signature profile flashes on & off in red neon in the background nighttime cityscape

1949

UNDER CAPRICORN

on steps of Government House as Michael Wilding arrives by carriage; AH's only cameo in period costume

1950

STAGE FRIGHT

turns back to look at Jane Wyman as she talks to

herself on the street

1951

STRANGERS ON A TRAIN

boards train at Metcalf station carrying double bass

1952

I CONFESS

crosses top of long outdoor staircase at start of film

1954

DIAL M FOR MURDER

pictured in reunion photo Ray Milland takes off the wall to show Anthony Dawson

 

REAR WINDOW

winds clock in songwriter’s courtyard apartment

1955

TO CATCH A THIEF

sits next to Cary Grant on the bus (not  visible unless filmed viewed widescreen)

1956

THE TROUBLE WITH HARRY

walks past John Forsythe's outdoor art exhibition

 

THE MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH

seen from the rear watching some acrobats in the

Moroccan marketplace

1957

THE WRONG MAN

introduces the movie in the prologue

1958

VERTIGO

crosses the street outside Gavin Elster's office carrying cornet case

1959

NORTH BY NORTHWEST

at end of credits, hustles to catch a bus and its doors slam in his face

1960

PSYCHO

stands on sidewalk outside Janet Leigh's office

wearing Stetson cowboy hat

1963

THE BIRDS

walks two dogs (his own) from pet  shop in 1st scene

1964

MARNIE

emerges from a room into the hotel corridor, looks at

Tippi Hedren, and then looks at the camera

1966

TORN CURTAIN

sitting in Copenhagen hotel lobby with baby on his lap

1969

TOPAZ

in wheelchair, pushed by nurse, at New York airport

1972

FRENZY

spectator wearing bowler hat at the rally right after the credits, when a body floats in to shore

1976

FAMILY PLOT

seen in silhouette through the frosted glass of the door of the office of the Registrar of Births and Deaths