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The Muppet Movie (1979) is obviously the first traceable true post credit scene instance but the older is 1963 with the James Bond film From Russia with Love, which was the first Bond film to show the ubiquitous "James Bond will return in..." at the end of the credits. (Source :Wikipedia)
The Muppet Movie (1979) was the first movie with a post-credit scene according to this Wiki page which lists all films with post-credit scenes.
This was definitely done in the movie Cube or one of its sequel/prequels; in fact a character opened a door and saw the back of his head looking out of the door from across the room. While not in a movie, the first time I saw/read it used was in the old Wang Computer game Colossal Cave Adventure. It was a text-based game, and in it there was a maze where ...
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