Vertigo (1958) - Hitchcock's cameo
Hitchcock's cameo in Vertigo (1958) occurs about 10 minutes into the film.
Whilst we wait for Scottie (James Stewart) to arrive at Elster's shipyard, Hitchcock walks across from left to right carrying what appears to be a bugle case. The scene was shot on the Paramount lot on Thursday 19 December 1957, close to the studio's prop department.
Hitchcock is also seen carrying a musical instrument in the following films:
- Spellbound (1945) — violin case
- The Paradine Case (1947) — cello case
- Strangers on a Train (1951) — cello case
Hitchcock is also seen walking across the scene from left to right in the following films:
- Mr. & Mrs. Smith (1941)
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Selection of film frames: Alfred Hitchcock in Vertigo (1958) (click image to view larger version)...
Notes & References
- Vertigo: The Making of a Hitchcock Classic (1998) by Dan Auiler, page 123