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Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest [videorecording] / [presented by] M-G-M ; written by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock.

Contributor(s): 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).
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2009]Edition: 50th anniversary ed.Description: 2 videodiscs (136 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 1419878018; 9781419878015.Other title: North by Northwest.Subject(s): 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 -- DramaGenre/Form: Thrillers (Motion pictures) | Action and adventure films. | Romance films. | Detective and mystery films. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | Feature films.DDC classification: 791.43/72 Cast: Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Jessie Royce Landis.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.
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DVD, widescreen (matted, enhanced); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer.

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

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

Originally released as a motion picture in 1959.

Not rated.

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.

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.

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