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North by Northwest
(DVD)

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Published:
[United States] : Burbank, CA : Turner Entertainment ; Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2009].
Physical Desc:
2 videodiscs (136 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Rating:
Not rated.
Status:
Description

Roger Thornhill is a New York advertising executive who is kidnapped by a gang of spies led by Philip Vandamm, who believes Thornhill is CIA agent George Kaplan. Thornhill escapes, but must find Kaplan in order to clear himself of a murder that Kaplan is accused of committing. Following Kaplan to Chicago as a fugitive from justice, Thornhill is helped by beautiful Eve Kendall. In Chicago, she delivers a message to Kaplan that almost costs Thornhill his life when he is chased across a cornfield by a crop-dusting plane.

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Format:
DVD
Edition:
50th anniversary ed.
Language:
English
ISBN:
1419878018
UPC:
883929453078

Notes

General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1959.
General Note
Special features: Disc 1: commentary by screenwriter Ernest Lehman; music-only audio track. Disc 2: New 2009 documentary reveals "The master's touch: Hitchcock's signature style;" acclaimed feature-length career; profile Cary Grant: a class apart; explore in depth the movie's innovations and influences in the new North by Northwest: one for the ages; vintage 2000 documentary "Destination Hitchcock: the making of North by Northwest;" stills gallery; theatrical trailers & TV spots.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Robert Burks; editor, George Tomasini; music, Bernard Herrmann.
Participants/Performers
Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Jessie Royce Landis.
Description
Roger Thornhill is a New York advertising executive who is kidnapped by a gang of spies led by Philip Vandamm, who believes Thornhill is CIA agent George Kaplan. Thornhill escapes, but must find Kaplan in order to clear himself of a murder that Kaplan is accused of committing. Following Kaplan to Chicago as a fugitive from justice, Thornhill is helped by beautiful Eve Kendall. In Chicago, she delivers a message to Kaplan that almost costs Thornhill his life when he is chased across a cornfield by a crop-dusting plane.
Target Audience
Not rated.
System Details
DVD, widescreen (matted, enhanced); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
These DVD discs are copy protected.
Language
English or dubbed French dialogue, English or French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
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Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Lehman, E., Hitchcock, A., Grant, C., Saint, E. M., Mason, J., & Landis, J. R. (2009). North by Northwest. 50th anniversary ed. [United States] : Burbank, CA, Turner Entertainment ; Distributed by Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Ernest Lehman et al.. 2009. North By Northwest. [United States] : Burbank, CA, Turner Entertainment ; Distributed by Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Ernest Lehman et al., North By Northwest. [United States] : Burbank, CA, Turner Entertainment ; Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2009.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Lehman, Ernest, et al. North By Northwest. 50th anniversary ed. [United States] : Burbank, CA, Turner Entertainment ; Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2009.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2022. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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