The First Toilet Flush (in Film)

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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