Video/Film , DVD in English , French

Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest

[presented by] M-G-M ; written by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock.
  • [United States] : Turner Entertainment ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2009]
  • 50th anniversary ed.
  • 2 videodiscs (136 min.) : sound, colored ; 4 3/4 in.
  • DVD, widescreen (matted, enhanced); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer.
Also known as
Credits
  • Director of photography, Robert Burks; editor, George Tomasini; music, Bernard Herrmann.
Performers
  • Cast: Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Jessie Royce Landis.
Subjects
Genre
  • Thrillers (Motion pictures)
  • Action and adventure films.
  • Romance films.
  • Detective and mystery films.
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
  • Feature films.
Summary
  • 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.
Contents
  • [Disc 1]. The movie
  • [disc 2]. Special features.
Other information
  • Title from container.
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1959.
  • 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.
  • Not rated.
  • Language: English or dubbed French dialogue, English or French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
  • Restrictions: These DVD discs are copy protected.
Publisher's number
  • 1000087934 Warner Home Video
  • 3000023637 Warner Home Video
ISBN
  • 1419878018
  • 9781419878015
Identifying numbers
  • UPC: 883929052486
  • OCLC: 428736146
  • OCLC: 428736146