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It Took Some Trickery From Alfred Hitchcock To Get North By Northwest Made

It Took Some Trickery From Alfred Hitchcock To Get North By Northwest Made

Many of Alfred Hitchcock's most famous films were adapted from literature, either beginning as novels or short stories ("Rear Window" was based on Cornell Woolrich's "It Has To Be Murder.") Proving that the book isn't always better than the movie, Hitchcock's adaptations have weathered the test of time much better than their source material.

However, one of the director's foremost classics was also an original: "North By Northwest." Plotted by Hitchcock in collaboration with screenwriter Ernest Lehman, "North by Northwest" is the director at his most unfiltered. It has an ordinary man swept up in intrigue,...

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