Not Rated | | 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.
Less than eight feet of film was cut from the final release. Eight feet is about 5 seconds.
What happened with your first two marriages?
Roger Thornhill: My wives divorced me.
Eve Kendall: Why?
Roger Thornhill: They said I led too dull a life.
At the very beginning of the film, Thornhill is seen walking down a crowded New York City sidewalk. Some of the people walking in front of him also appear walking behind him.
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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