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Movie Facts

Status: Released

Runtime: 136

Budget: $4,000,000

Revenue: $13,275,000

Language: en

Webpage: -

Release Info

  •  NR

Plot Keywords

Alternative Titles

  • Der unsichtbare Dritte
  • De dood op de hielen
  • Север-северозапад
  • La mort aux trousses
  • Na sever severozápadní linkou
  • Menneskejagt
  • Con la muerte en los talones
  • Vaarallinen romanssi
  • Στη σκιά των τεσσάρων γιγάντων
  • Sjever-sjeverozapad
  • Észak, északnyugat
  • Intriga Internacional
Content Score: 100

7.4/10 (449 votes)


Sol Gorss Stunt Double


Robert F. Boyle Production Design
William A. Horning Art Direction
Merrill Pye Art Direction
Henry Grace Set Decoration
Frank R. McKelvy Set Decoration
Mentor Huebner Other


Robert Burks Director of Photography
Cliff Shirpser Camera Operator

Costume & Make-Up

Sydney Guilaroff Hairstylist
William Tuttle Makeup Artist


A. Arnold Gillespie Special Effects
Lee LeBlanc Special Effects
Doug Hubbard Special Effects
Paul Stader Stunt Coordinator
Saul Bass Title Graphics


Alfred Hitchcock Director
Mickey McCardle Assistant Director


George Tomasini Editor
Charles K. Hagedon Color Timer
Edward K. Milkis Assistant Editor


Bud McNeil Best Boy Electric
Bill Shaw Gaffer


Alfred Hitchcock Producer
Herbert Coleman Producer
Leonard Murphy Casting
Ruby Rosenberg Unit Manager


Bernard Herrmann Original Music Composer
Van Allen James Sound Designer
Franklin Milton Recording Supervision
Tom Overton Boom Operator

Visual Effects

Matthew Yuricich Visual Effects


Ernest Lehman Author
Ernest Lehman Screenplay


Cary Grant as Roger O. Thornhill
Eva Marie Saint as Eve Kendall
James Mason as Phillip Vandamm
Jessie Royce Landis as Clara Thornhill
Philip Coolidge as Dr. Cross
Doreen Lang as Maggie - Thornhill's Secretary
Josephine Hutchinson as Vandamm's Sister aka Mrs. Townsend
Leo G. Carroll as The Professor
Philip Ober as Lester Townsend
Adam Williams as Valerian
Edward Platt as Victor Larrabee
Robert Ellenstein as Licht
Martin Landau as Leonard
Les Tremayne as Auctioneer
Patrick McVey as Sergeant Flamm
Edward Binns as Captain Junket
Ken Lynch as Charley - Chicago Policeman
Nora Marlowe as Menacing housekeeper
Maudie Prickett as Hotel maid Elsie
Ned Glass as Ticket seller
Malcolm Atterbury as Man waiting for bus
Bess Flowers as Plaza Hotel lounge patron
Stanley Adams as Lieutenant Harding (uncredited)
Andy Albin as Farmer (uncredited)
Ernest Anderson as Porter on Twentieth Century Ltd. (uncredited)
Tol Avery as State Police Detective (uncredited)
Baynes Barron as Taxi Driver #2 (uncredited)
Brandon Beach as Man at Auction (uncredited)
John Beradino as Sergeant Emile Klinger (uncredited)
Steve Carruthers as Man at Auction (uncredited)
Taggart Casey as Shaving Man (uncredited)
Bill Catching as Shaving Man (uncredited)
Bill Catching as Auction Attendant (uncredited)
Walter Coy as U.S. Intelligence Agency Official (uncredited)
Jimmy Cross as Taxi Driver #1 (uncredited)
Patricia Cutts as Hospital Patient (uncredited)
Jack Daly as Train Steward (uncredited)
John Damler as Police Lieutenant (uncredited)
Lawrence Dobkin as U.S. Intelligence Agency Official (uncredited)
Tommy Farrell as Eddie - Elevator Starter (uncredited)
Jesslyn Fax as Minor Role (uncredited)
Adolph Faylauer as Bald Bidder (uncredited)
Sally Fraser as Second United Nations Receptionist (uncredited)
Paul Genge as Lieutenant Hagerman (uncredited)
James Gonzalez as Man at Auction (uncredited)
Tom Greenway as Silent State Police Detective (uncredited)
Robert Haines as Man at United Nations Building (uncredited)
Stuart Hall as Train Passenger (uncredited)
Alfred Hitchcock as Man Who Misses Bus (uncredited)
Stuart Holmes as Hotel Lounge Patron (uncredited)
Eugene Jackson as Security Guard at Auction (uncredited)
Bobby Johnson as Waiter (uncredited)
Kenner G. Kemp as Man Leaving Office Building (uncredited)
Madge Kennedy as Mrs. Finlay (uncredited)
Colin Kenny as Man at Auction (uncredited)
Carl M. Leviness as Man at United Nations Building (uncredited)
Alexander Lockwood as Judge Anson B. Flynn (uncredited)
Frank Marlowe as Taxi Driver (uncredited)
Thomas Martin as Train Passenger (uncredited)
James McCallion as Plaza Valet (uncredited)
Maura McGiveney as Attendant (uncredited)
Carl Milletaire as Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
Hans Moebus as Man at United Nations Building (uncredited)
Howard Negley as Conductor on Twentieth Century, Ltd. (uncredited)
Monty O'Grady as Man at United Nations Building (uncredited)
Ralph Reed as Bellhop (uncredited)
John Roy as Train Passenger (uncredited)
Jeffrey Sayre as Hotel Lounge Patron / Man at Mt. Rushmore Cafeteria (uncredited)
Scott Seaton as Man at Auction (uncredited)
Harry Seymour as Victor - Captain of Waiters (uncredited)
Robert Shayne as Larry Wade (uncredited)
Jeremy Slate as Policeman at Grand Central Station (uncredited)
Olan Soule as Assistant Auctioneer (uncredited)
Helen Spring as Bidder (uncredited)
Harvey Stephens as Stockbroker (uncredited)
Harry Strang as Assistant Conductor (uncredited)
Arthur Tovey as Man at Auction (uncredited)
Dale Van Sickel as Ranger (uncredited)
Frank Wilcox as Herman Weitner (uncredited)
Lloyd Williams as Minor Role (uncredited)
Robert Williams as Patrolman Waggoner (uncredited)
Paula Winslowe as Woman at Auction (uncredited)
Wilson Wood as Photographer at United Nations (uncredited)
Carleton Young as Fanning Nelson (uncredited)
Dick Johnstone as Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
Bert Stevens as Man at United Nations Building (uncredited)
Cosmo Sardo as Worker (uncredited)
Don Anderson as Worker (uncredited)
Alphonso DuBois as Man at United Nations Building (uncredited)
Len Hendry as Police Lieutenant (uncredited)