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North by Northwest

North by Northwest(1959)

Also Known As: Breathless | In a North West Direction | In a Northwesterly Direction | The CIA Story | The Man on Lincoln's Nose |

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Brief Synopsis

An advertising man is mistaken for a spy, triggering a deadly cross-country chase.

Cast & Crew

Cary Grant Roger Thornhill
Eva Marie Saint Eve Kendall
James Mason Phillip Vandamm
Jessie Royce Landis Clara Thornhill
Leo G. Carroll Professor
Josephine Hutchinson Vandamm's sister, also known as Mrs. Townsend
Philip Ober Lester Townsend
Adam Williams Valerian
Edward Platt Victor Larrabee
Les Tremayne Auctioneer
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World premiere in Chicago: week of 9 Jul 1959
Release Date:  1959 Production Date:  [VistaVision]
AFI Library; AFI; Personal
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  Loew's Inc.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Duration(mins):  136 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  12,256    
Duration(reels):  16    

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  • For Anthony Just Anthony The Film Is Secondary

    bozo the clown 2019-08-13

    Anthony Anthony Anthony Anthony Anthony. It's about the film. Go write your fascinating novel somewhere other than here. It's extremely rude.... MORE>

  • I response to Jeff B.

    Anthony 2019-07-15

    Jeff --This is not a pro-Cold War movie, and I don't think collectivism was a central concern of Americans in those years. Yes, if they stopped to... MORE>

  • Thoroughly anti-communist

    Jeff Boston 2019-07-06

    One of the most complete, entertaining, timeless films of all time is also very much of its time, the height of the Cold War patriots fought against a... MORE>