Posts Tagged “Psycho”

Was It Blood or Chocolate?

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Psycho Shower Scene

FACT OF THE DAY: “Psycho” is the 1960 Alfred Hitchcock classic film that features a very popular and well known murder scene. The shower murder of Janet Leigh’s character features blood trickling down a shower drain. But was it blood or was it chocolate? The answer is chocolate syrup.

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The First Toilet Flush (in Film)

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Lobby Card for the 1960 movie PSYCHO

FACT OF THE DAY:  Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960, classic film, PSYCHO is known for many things.  There’s Anthony Perkins, the shower scene, the twist at the end, etc. But did you also know it contained the FIRST toilet flush in movie history?

This momentous toilet flush takes place right before the famous shower scene death. There may have been  previous films that showed a toilet, but this was the first time a flush was seen AND heard.

 

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