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North by Northwest [videorecording] /
[presented by] M-G-M ; written by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock.
edition
50th anniversary ed. Blu-ray version.
imprint
Burbank, CA : Turner Entertainment and Warner Bros. Entertainment, 2009.
description
1 videodiscs (136 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book (43 p. col. ill. ; 18 cm.)
ISBN
1419880543, 9781419880544
format(s)
Blu-ray
Holdings
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imprint
Burbank, CA : Turner Entertainment and Warner Bros. Entertainment, 2009.
isbn
1419880543
9781419880544
standard identifier
883929064953
publisher #
2000017791
contents note
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.
general note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1959.
performer
Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Jessie Royce Landis.
abstract
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.
language note
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.
catalogue key
7781583
target audience
Not rated.
technical details
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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