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 film was released there were complaints that Roger Thornhill looked the same age as his mother.
I don't like the way Teddy Roosevelt is looking at me.
In the crop dusting sequence which allegedly takes place in northern Indiana the highway 41 sign is square which is incorrect. Highway 41 is in fact a U.S. highway which has a completely different shaped sign. Only the secondary state highways have square signs.
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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