North by Northwest (1959) was a Adventure - Mystery Film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and produced by Alfred Hitchcock and Herbert Coleman.
North by Northwest was inducted into the National Film Registry in 1995.
Academy Awards 1959 --- Ceremony Number 32 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Art Direction||Art Direction: William A. Horning, Robert Boyle, Merrill Pye; Set Decoration: Henry Grace, Frank||Nominated|
|Best Film Editing||George Tomasini||Nominated|
|Best Writing||Ernest Lehman||Nominated|
HITCHCOCK & HERRMANN: "NORTH BY NORTHWEST" COMES TO THE SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONYBy The Lady Eve on Nov 24, 2017 From Lady Eve's Reel Life
On Friday, December 1 and Saturday, December 2, The San Francisco Symphony will present the Alfred Hitchcock blockbuster, North by Northwest, featuring Bernard Herrmann's iconic score. As with all film series presentations, North by Northwest will be screened with its score scrubbed from the soundtr... Read full article
North by Northwest (1959)on Apr 12, 2017 From Journeys in Classic Film
If you’ve looked at my previous coverage on Alfred Hitchcock then you’re aware of the glaring omissions in his filmography for me. Well, cross one of the biggies off the list for I’ve finally seen North by Northwest. Hitchcock’s Bond-esque story of the man who wasn’t th... Read full article
Chicago Film Club field trip: “North By Northwest” April 2 at ShowPlace ICON at Roosevelt RoadBy Stephen Reginald on Mar 25, 2017 From Classic Movie Man
Chicago Film Club field trip: “North By Northwest” April 2 at ShowPlace ICON at Roosevelt Road Directed by Hitchcock—“The Master of Suspense”—and starring Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, and James Mason, North By Northwest is one of the classiest espionage films... Read full article
Win Tickets to see ?TCM Big Screen Classics: North by Northwest? (Giveaway runs 2/22 through 3/18)By Annmarie Gatti on Feb 22, 2017 From Classic Movie Hub Blog
Win Tickets to see ?North by Northwest? on the Big Screen! in Select Cinemas Nationwide Sunday, April 2 & Wednesday, April 5! ?That’s funny, that plane’s dustin’ crops where there ain’t no crops.? CMH is thrilled to announce the 4rth of our 14 movie ticket giveaways this ... Read full article
1001 Classic Movies: North by NorthwestBy Amanda Garrett on Nov 14, 2016 From Old Hollywood Films
North by Northwest (1959), starring Cary Grant and Eva Marie Saint, is one of the 1001 classic movies you should see. Each Monday, I'm going to recommend a classic movie you should see (for the reasons behind the 1001 series and reviews of earlier films covered go here). In honor of the President... Read full article
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Eve Kendall: Is that a proposition?
Roger Thornhill: It's a proposal, sweetie!
Roger Thornhill: And what the devil is all this about? Why was I brought here?
Phillip Vandamm: Games? Must we?
Roger Thornhill: Not that I mind a slight case of abduction now and then, but I have tickets for the theater this evening, to a show I was looking forward to and I get, well, kind of *unreasonable* about things like that.
Phillip Vandamm: With such expert playacting, you make this very room a theater.
Eve Kendall: I'm a big girl.
Roger Thornhill: Yeah, and in all the right places, too.
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The man speaking on the radio in the room where Thornhill is being detained is Norm Heffron, a Rapid City radio-TV reporter on KOTA AM 1380 and KOTA TV channel 3.
In a TCM interview, according to screenwriter Ernest Lehman (who worked in close collaboration with Alfred Hitchcock), the working title was "In A Northwesterly Direction." The head of the Story Department at MGM said, "Why don't you call it 'North by Northwest'?" Lehman says that he and Hitch adopted that as the new working title, always assuming that they'd come up with something better.
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