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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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  • K. I. Russell is correct

    film lover 293 2015-05-18

    You're correct in that the title is "It's a Most Unusual Day." The song is from "A Date With Judy" (1948). This was the... MORE>

  • It's a Most Unusual Day

    Kirsten I Russell 2015-05-16

    Answer to the reviewer's trivia question: the name of the piece the violin group is playing about five minutes into the film is "It's a Most... MORE>

  • I am but mad north, northwest

    Kirsten I Russell 2015-05-16

    This 1959 Hitchcock comedy thriller held me spellbound through seven theatrical screenings that I left on wobbly legs when I was growing up. Until the... MORE>