by Self-Portrait of the Artist


The brief cameos in his movies were no doubt his most celebrated form of self-portrayal — but Alfred Hitchock also liked to add to autographs this sketch of his unmistakable, and well-publicised, florid profile.

His cameos earned him a page on Wikipedia and they can be found, diligently collected as clips, here.

However, a new one seems to have been discovered recently forty-four minutes into North by Northwest (1959), and though still somewhat debated, it is certainly appetising:


Hitchcock cameo 1Hitchcock cameo 2