Approved | | Action, Adventure, Mystery
A hapless New York advertising executive is mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies, and is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive.
7 February 2004 | Dorian Tenore-Bartilucci (dtb)
10 | From The Master of Suspense Came the Daddy of the Modern Adventure Thrillers
Many feel this is Alfred Hitchcock's greatest American movie, and I agree! NORTH BY NORTHWEST is the Hitchcock film...
When the Professor is walking on the tarmac to the airplane with Thornhill, there are two airplane stairs behind them. The way they are placed, the one closest to the camera says Northwest. The one behind it, partially blocked, shows the word North,... ...
Tell me, why are you so good to me?
Eve Kendall: Shall I climb up and tell you why?
The angle of the driver's side windshield wiper on the tanker truck (during the shot when the truck's hit by the crop-duster plane) is different from the angle in the next shot - even though the wipers aren't turned on.
The Leo the Lion/MGM trademark preceding the credits is on a green field, to match the green field used in the credits proper.
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