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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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  • 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>

  • North By Northwest

    michael whitty 2016-01-07

    Spanning some geography from the U.N. building in New York to Mt.Rushmore in South Dakota this is Hitchcock's adventure classic with Cary Grant... MORE>

  • Hitchcock at his best....

    Jim 2015-11-23

    I love this film. Just look at the cast: Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Martin Landau.... This movie is endlessly interesting and entertaining.... MORE>