North by Northwest (1959)

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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.


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  • Cary Grant and Eva Marie Saint in North by Northwest (1959)
  • "North By Northwest," Director Alfred Hitchcock discusses scene with Eva Marie Saint. 1959 MGM
  • Cary Grant and Eva Marie in North by Northwest (1959)
  • Cary Grant in North by Northwest (1959)
  • Cary Grant and Alfred Hitchcock in North by Northwest (1959)
  • Cary Grant in North by Northwest (1959)

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Trivia

There is some disagreement as to who tailored Cary Grant's suit; according to Vanity Fair magazine, it was Norton & Sons of London, although according to The Independent it was Quintino of Beverly Hills.


Quotes

Roger Thornhill: I'm beginning to think I'm underpaid.


Goofs

At Cary Grant's character's table in the Mount Rushmore cafeteria the salt and pepper shakers move around constantly from shot to shot, yet neither character ever touch them.


Crazy Credits

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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Genres

Action | Adventure | Mystery | Thriller

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