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The Resource North by Northwest, [presented by] M-G-M ; written by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock, (videorecording)

North by Northwest, [presented by] M-G-M ; written by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock, (videorecording)

Label
North by Northwest
Title
North by Northwest
Statement of responsibility
[presented by] M-G-M ; written by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Title variation
Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
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
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Burks ; editor, George Tomasini ; music, Bernard Herrmann
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
  • English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
  • English or dubbed French dialogue, English or French subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.N678 2009
PerformerNote
Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Jessie Royce Landis
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1915-2005
  • 1899-1980
  • 1904-1986
  • 1924-
  • 1909-1984
  • 1904-1972
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lehman, Ernest
  • Hitchcock, Alfred
  • Grant, Cary
  • Saint, Eva Marie
  • Mason, James
  • Landis, Jessie Royce
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Turner Entertainment Co
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
136
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Advertising executives
  • Kidnapping victims
  • Mistaken identity
  • Malicious accusation
  • Fugitives from justice
  • Man-woman relationships
Technique
live action
Label
North by Northwest, [presented by] M-G-M ; written by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
[Disc 1]. The movie -- [disc 2]. Special features
Control code
ocn428736146
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
50th anniversary ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (136 min.)
Isbn
9781419878015
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929052486
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 1000087934
  • 3000023637
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 1178731
System details
DVD, widescreen (matted, enhanced); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer
Terms governing use
These DVD discs are copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
North by Northwest, [presented by] M-G-M ; written by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • 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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
[Disc 1]. The movie -- [disc 2]. Special features
Control code
ocn428736146
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
50th anniversary ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (136 min.)
Isbn
9781419878015
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929052486
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 1000087934
  • 3000023637
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 1178731
System details
DVD, widescreen (matted, enhanced); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer
Terms governing use
These DVD discs are copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD

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