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North by Northwest [videorecording]

[presented by] M-G-M ; written by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Format
Video; DVD; Blu-Ray
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.
Director
Alfred Hitchcock
Performers
Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Jessie Royce Landis.
Release Date
1959
Run Time
136 min.
Language
Dolby True HD: English 5.1 ; Dolby Digital: English 5.1, French 5.1, Spanish 1.0, German 1.0, Italian 1.0, Portuguese 1.0
Rating
Not rated
Notes
Originally released as a motion picture in 1959.
Uniform Title
North by Northwest (Motion Picture)
Variant Title
At head of title: Alfred Hitchcock's
Edition
50th anniversary ed. Blu-ray version
Contents
Special features: commentary by screenwriter Ernest Lehman; 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.
ISBN
1419880543, 9781419880544
Published
Burbank, CA : Turner Entertainment and Warner Bros. Entertainment, c2009.
Publisher no.
2000017791 Turner Entertainment (disc)
Description
1 videodiscs (136 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book (43 p. col. ill. ; 18 cm.)
Blu-ray disc, widescreen 1080p High Definition 16X9 ; Special features: 480i or 480p Standard Definition, Stereo.
This Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVSD players.
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