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Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest [videorecording] / North by Northwest [presented by] M-G-M ; written by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock. - 50th anniversary ed. - Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2009] - 2 videodiscs (136 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

Title from container. Originally released as a motion picture in 1959. 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.

Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Jessie Royce Landis.

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.

Not rated.


DVD, widescreen (matted, enhanced); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer.


These DVD discs are copy protected.


English or dubbed French dialogue, English or French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

1419878018 9781419878015

883929052486

1000087934 Warner Home Video 3000023637 Warner Home Video

Midwest Tape http://www.midwesttapes.com


Advertising executives--New York (State)--New York--Drama.
Kidnapping victims--New York (State)--New York--Drama.
Mistaken identity--Illinois--Chicago--Drama.
Malicious accusation--Illinois--Chicago--Drama.
Fugitives from justice--Drama.
Man-woman relationships--Illinois--Chicago--Drama.


Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Action and adventure films.
Romance films.
Detective and mystery films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.

PN1997 / .A44 2009

791.43/72

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