Film Details



NORTH BY NORTHWEST
Release Date: Jul 1959
Duration (in mins): 136
Cast:
Cary Grant (Roger Thornhill)
Eva Marie Saint (Eve Kendall)
James Mason (Phillip Vandamm)
Jessie Royce Landis (Clara Thornhill)
Leo G. Carroll (Professor)
Director:
Alfred Hitchcock (Dir)
Robert Saunders (Asst dir)
Writer:
Ernest Lehman (Wrt)
Producer:
Alfred Hitchcock (Prod)
Herbert Coleman (Assoc prod)
Distribution
Company:
Loew's Inc.
Production
Company:
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Summary:
In New York City, advertising executive Roger Thornhill attends an informal business meeting at The Plaza hotel, where, intending to send his mother a wire, he summons a bellboy who has just paged George Kaplan. Across the room, two men, Valerian and Licht, believe Roger’s summons is acknowledgment that he is Kaplan and when Roger leaves the bar, forcibly take him to a waiting car and drive him to the private home of Lester Townsend in Glen Cove. There he is met by the suave Phillip Vandamm, wh...