Psycho is Alfred Hitchcock‘s classic 1960 horror film starring Janet Leigh & Anthony Perkins, Here are some tidbits you might not know…
–Hitchcock‘s first horror movie.
-First American film ever to show a toilet flushing on-screen.
-The movie’s line “A boy’s best friend is his mother.” was voted as the #56 movie quote by the American Film Institute.
-There are several references to birds in this film : Marion’s surname is Crane, Norman’s hobby is stuffing birds and he states that Marion eats like a bird. Coincidentally Alfred Hitchcock’s next film was The Birds
-Although Janet Leigh was not bothered by the filming of the famous shower scene, seeing it on film profoundly moved her. She later remarked that it made her realize how vulnerable a woman was in a shower. To the end of her life, she always took baths.
-The reason Hitchcock cameos
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