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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.
The date on the newspaper shown being read at the United States Intelligence Agency is shown as Tuesday, November 25, 1958. This would place at least some of the film's action on Thanksgiving Day (which was Thursday, November 27 that year), although... ...
In the world of advertising, there's no such thing as a lie. There's only expedient exaggeration.
The crop duster that buzzes Thornhill is a light-colored Naval Aircraft Factory N3N. The aircraft that crashes into the truck is a red Boeing Stearman Model 75.
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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