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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Roger Thornhill: Yes, the art of survival.
Eve Kendall: I tipped the steward five dollars to seat you here if you should come in.
Roger Thornhill: Is that a proposition?
Eve Kendall: I never discuss love on an empty stomach.
Roger Thornhill: You've already eaten!
Eve Kendall: But you haven't.
Roger Thornhill: Now, what can a man do with his clothes off for twenty minutes? Couldn't he have taken an hour?
Eve Kendall: You could always take a cold shower.
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Cary Grant was initially reluctant to accept the role of Roger Thornhill since at 55 he was much older than the character.
According to the book "Haunted Idol: The Story of the Real Cary Grant" by Geoffrey Wansell, Cary Grant wanted Sophia Loren to play the part of Eve Kendall but she turned the role down. Seven years later Sophia Loren played a role very similar to Eve Kendall in Stanley Donen's Alfred Hitchcock-inspired thriller Arabesque opposite Gregory Peck - MGM's original choice for the role of Roger Thornhill.
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