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Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest [videorecording] / [presented by] M-G-M ; written by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Alternate Title North by Northwest [videorecording]
50th anniversary ed
Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2009
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  PN1997 .L3911 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Advertising executives -- Drama
Kidnapping victims -- Drama
Mistaken identity -- Drama
Malicious accusation -- Drama
Murder -- Drama
Fugitives from justice -- Drama
Man-woman relationships -- Drama
Spies -- Drama
Physical Description 2 videodiscs (136 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD, widescreen (matted, enhanced); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer
Language English or dubbed French dialogue, English or French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
Cast Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Jessie Royce Landis
Audience Not rated
Summary Roger Thornhill is a New York advertising executive who is kidnapped by a gang of spies led by Philip Vandamm, who believes Thornhill is CIA agent George Kaplan. Thornhill escapes, but must find Kaplan in order to clear himself of a murder that Kaplan is accused of committing. Following Kaplan to Chicago as a fugitive from justice, Thornhill is helped by beautiful Eve Kendall. In Chicago, she delivers a message to Kaplan that almost costs Thornhill his life when he is chased across a cornfield by a crop-dusting plane
Note Special features: Disc 1: Feature; commentary by screenwriter Ernest Lehman; music-only audio track. Disc 2: New 2009 documentary reveals "The master's touch: Hitchcock's signature style;" acclaimed feature-length career; profile Cary Grant: a class apart; explore in depth the movie's innovations and influences in the new North by Northwest: one for the ages; vintage 2000 documentary "Destination Hitchcock: the making of North by Northwest;" stills gallery; theatrical trailers & TV spots
Alternate Author Lehman, Ernest, 1915-2005
Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980
Grant, Cary, 1904-1986
Saint, Eva Marie, 1924-
Mason, James, 1909-1984
Landis, Jessie Royce, 1904-1972
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Warner Home Video (Firm)

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