North By Northwest

Release Date:1959

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Director:Alfred Hitchcock

Writer:Ernest Lehman

Stars:

Cary Grant

Eva Marie Saint

James Mason

Martin Landau

Leo G. Carroll

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Locations of L.I. Shoots:

The Westbury House/Phipps Estate at Old Westbury Gardens(the Townsend residence where Roger Thornhill [Grant] first meets Phillip Vandamm [Mason] and is forcibly intoxicated)

The Pratt Estate in Glen Cove

Glen Cove (possible filming location - the Old Courthouse used for police station scenes)


Of Interest:

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North By Northwest currently holds a 100% approval rating on the review aggregatorRotten Tomatoesbased on 58 reviews. The site's consensus calls the film "Gripping, suspenseful and visually iconic" and claims it "laid the groundwork for countless action thrillers to follow."The film also ranks at number 98 inEmpiremagazines list of the 500 Greatest Films of All Time.

In addition to the 50th Anniversary Trailer, please take a look at the You Tube video, "Writing for Hitchcock - Ernest Lehman and North by Northwest", for an interesting look at how the screenplay was developed.

This is one of many Hitchcock movies with a music score byBernard Herrmannand features a memorable openingtitle sequenceby graphic designerSaul Bass(please see the featured You Tube video "Saul Bass - Title Sequence" which includes Hitchcock's brief appearance).


50th AnniversaryTrailer


Saul Bass - Title Sequence



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North by Northwest (1959). Alfred Hitchcock
Cinematography: Robert Burks
Photo by: Kenny Bell

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