North by Northwest
(DVD)

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[United States] : Burbank, CA : Turner Entertainment ;, [2009].
ISBN
1419878018, 9781419878015
Status
Oak Brook Public Library - Adult DVD Feature Film
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Format
DVD
Edition
50th anniversary edition, widescreen.
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (136 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
UPC
883929052486

Notes

General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1959.
General Note
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.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Robert Burks; editor, George Tomasini; music, Bernard Herrmann.
Participants/Performers
Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Jessie Royce Landis.
Description
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.
System Details
DVD, widescreen (matted, enhanced); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
These DVD discs are copy protected.
Language
English or dubbed French dialogue, English or French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Local note
DVD

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APA Citation (style guide)

Lehman, E., Hitchcock, A., Grant, C., Saint, E. M., Mason, J., & Landis, J. R. (2009). North by Northwest. 50th anniversary edition, widescreen. [United States] : Burbank, CA: Turner Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Ernest Lehman et al.. 2009. North By Northwest. [United States] : Burbank, CA: Turner Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Ernest Lehman et al., North By Northwest. [United States] : Burbank, CA: Turner Entertainment, 2009.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Lehman, Ernest, et al. North By Northwest. 50th anniversary edition, widescreen. [United States] : Burbank, CA: Turner Entertainment, 2009. DVD.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.

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