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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.
Over dinner one night, Alfred Hitchcock related to Ernest Lehman his giddy enthusiasm for what North By Northwest is really about. He said, "Ernie, do you realize what we're doing in this picture? The audience is like a giant organ that you and I are playing. At one moment we ... ...
Man at Prairie Crossing:
That's funny, that plane's dustin' crops where there ain't no crops.
Thornhill's cuff links in the Oak Room bar differ from all other scenes where he's still in that same suit.
Right after his credit as director during the opening credits, Alfred Hitchcock is running toward the door of the city bus just as it slams shut on him!
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