Marion Cotillard, Jodie Foster, Scarlett Johansson, Javier Bardem, Charlize Theron, Keira Knightley, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Renee Zellweger recreating some of Hitchcock classics for Vanity Fair Hollywood Portfolio, 2009


From “The Hitchcock Hollywood Portfolio,” originally published in Vanity Fair, 2008

Photographs by Norman Jean Roy, Julian Broad, Art Streiber, and Mark Seliger


Happy Birthday to the genius of Alfred Hitchcock, born on 13th August 1899. Passed in 1980. Here’s a tribute from 2008’s Vanity Fair Hollywood Portfolio. We’re glad to share the shoots of these iconic moments from Hitch’s filmography, performed by these terrific actors:

  • Charlize Theron, from Dial M For Murder (1954);
  • Scarlett Johansson and Javier Bardem, from Rear Window (1954);
  • Naomi Watts, from Marnie (1964);
  • Keira Knightley and Jennifer Jason Leigh, from Rebecca (1940);
  • Emile Hirsch and James McAvoy, from Strangers On A Train (1951);
  • Renee Zellweger, from Vertigo (1958);
  • Gwyneth Paltrow and Robert Downey Jr., from To Catch A Thief (1955);
  • Tang Wei, Josh Brolin, Casey Affleck, Eva Marie Saint, Ben Foster, Omar Metwally and Julie Christie, from Lifeboat (1944);
  • Jodie Foster, from The Birds (1963);
  • Seth Rogen, from North By Northwest (1959),
  • Marion Cotillard, from Psycho (1960).