Call Number:
DVD NOR5248
  
Format:
DVD, Videorecording, Projected Medium, Visual Materials
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Publisher, Date:
[United States] : Turner Entertainment ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2009]
Description:
2 videodiscs (136 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  
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System Availability:5 (of 10)
  
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
Edition:
50th anniversary ed.
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.
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Notes:
Special features, languages and subtitles may vary.
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.
Director of photography, Robert Burks; editor, George Tomasini; music, Bernard Herrmann.
Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Jessie Royce Landis.
DVD, widescreen (matted, enhanced); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer.
These DVD discs are copy protected.
English or dubbed French dialogue, English or French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Contents:
[Disc 1]. The movie -- [disc 2]. Special features.
ISBN:
1419878018
9781419878015
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