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North by Northwest

North by Northwest(1959)

Also Known As: Breathless | In a North West Direction | In a Northwesterly Direction | The CIA Story | The Man on Lincoln's Nose |

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Brief Synopsis

An advertising man is mistaken for a spy, triggering a deadly cross-country chase.

Cast & Crew

Cary Grant Roger Thornhill
Eva Marie Saint Eve Kendall
James Mason Phillip Vandamm
Jessie Royce Landis Clara Thornhill
Leo G. Carroll Professor
Josephine Hutchinson Vandamm's sister, also known as Mrs. Townsend
Philip Ober Lester Townsend
Adam Williams Valerian
Edward Platt Victor Larrabee
Les Tremayne Auctioneer
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World premiere in Chicago: week of 9 Jul 1959
Release Date:  1959 Production Date:  [VistaVision]
AFI Library; AFI; Personal
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  Loew's Inc.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Duration(mins):  136 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  12,256    
Duration(reels):  16    

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  • Nit-picking??

    Michael Kelso 2016-10-22

    My all-time favorite Hitchcock film; I watch it every time it's on. As for the crop-dusting scene, Paul Ort, aren't we being a bit over-critical?... MORE>

  • The movie that has everything

    Jeff Boston 2016-10-04

    Nothing comes close when it comes to greatness in so many ways. Hitchcock and the writers put something for everyone in this masterpiece that remains an... MORE>

  • Running From The Airplane

    Paul Ort 2016-02-06

    The scene of Cary Grant "fleeing" in front of an airplane is exciting but ill-conceived. If you ever want to escape from an aircraft in which... MORE>