Cover image for Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest
Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest
50th anniversary ed.
Publication Information:
[United States] : Turner Entertainment ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2009]
Physical Description:
2 videodiscs (136 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details:
DVD, widescreen (matted, enhanced); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer.
Target Audience:
Not rated.
Language Note:
English or dubbed French dialogue, English or French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
General Note:
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.

Title from container.
[Disc 1]. The movie -- [disc 2]. Special features.
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.
Added Uniform Title:
North by northwest (Motion picture)