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North by northwest
Publication Information:
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2004]
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (136 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details:
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital; dual-layer format.
Target Audience:
MPAA rating: PG
Language Note:
English or French dialogue, English or French subtitles; closed-captioned.
Added Title:
At head of title: Alfred Hitchcock's
General Note:
Title from container.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1959.

Special features: behind-the-scenes documentary Destination Hitchcock: The making of North by Northwest, with host Eva Marie Saint, Martin Landau, screenwriter Ernest Lehman, Patricia Hitchcock and others; commentary by Lehman; stills gallery; music-only audio track showcasing Bernard Herrmann's score; Hitchcock trailer gallery; TV spot.
An ad executive is mistaken for a spy by foreign agents.

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.