North by Northwest

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Overview

Advertising man Roger Thornhill is mistaken for a spy, triggering a deadly cross-country chase.

Movie Data

Facts

Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 16m

Budget $4,000,000.00

Revenue $13,275,000.00

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Release Information

  • July 17, 1959
    NR, Theatrical

Genres

Keywords

Cast 90

  1. Cary Grant

    Cary Grant
    Roger O. Thornhill

  2. Eva Marie Saint

    Eva Marie Saint
    Eve Kendall

  3. James Mason

    James Mason
    Phillip Vandamm

  4. Jessie Royce Landis

    Jessie Royce Landis
    Clara Thornhill

  5. Philip Coolidge

    Philip Coolidge
    Dr. Cross

  6. Doreen Lang

    Doreen Lang
    Maggie - Thornhill's Secretary

  7. Josephine Hutchinson

    Josephine Hutchinson
    Vandamm's Sister aka Mrs. Townsend

  8. Leo G. Carroll

    Leo G. Carroll
    The Professor

  9. Philip Ober

    Philip Ober
    Lester Townsend

  10. Adam Williams

    Adam Williams
    Valerian

  11. Edward Platt

    Edward Platt
    Victor Larrabee

  12. Robert Ellenstein
  13. Martin Landau

    Martin Landau
    Leonard

  14. Les Tremayne

    Les Tremayne
    Auctioneer

  15. Patrick McVey

    Patrick McVey
    Sergeant Flamm

  16. Edward Binns

    Edward Binns
    Captain Junket

  17. Ken Lynch

    Ken Lynch
    Charley - Chicago Policeman

  18. NM

    Nora Marlowe
    Menacing housekeeper

  19. MP

    Maudie Prickett
    Hotel maid Elsie

  20. Ned Glass

    Ned Glass
    Ticket seller

  21. Malcolm Atterbury

    Malcolm Atterbury
    Man waiting for bus

  22. Bess Flowers

    Bess Flowers
    Plaza Hotel lounge patron

  23. Stanley Adams

    Stanley Adams
    Lieutenant Harding (uncredited)

  24. AA

    Andy Albin
    Farmer (uncredited)

  25. EA

    Ernest Anderson
    Porter on Twentieth Century Ltd. (uncredited)

  26. Tol Avery

    Tol Avery
    State Police Detective (uncredited)

  27. BB

    Baynes Barron
    Taxi Driver #2 (uncredited)

  28. BB

    Brandon Beach
    Man at Auction (uncredited)

  29. JB

    John Beradino
    Sergeant Emile Klinger (uncredited)

  30. SC

    Steve Carruthers
    Man at Auction (uncredited)

  31. TC

    Taggart Casey
    Shaving Man (uncredited)

  32. BC

    Bill Catching
    Shaving Man (uncredited)

  33. BC

    Bill Catching
    Auction Attendant (uncredited)

  34. Walter Coy

    Walter Coy
    U.S. Intelligence Agency Official (uncredited)

  35. JC

    Jimmy Cross
    Taxi Driver #1 (uncredited)

  36. Patricia Cutts

    Patricia Cutts
    Hospital Patient (uncredited)

  37. JD

    Jack Daly
    Train Steward (uncredited)

  38. John Damler

    John Damler
    Police Lieutenant (uncredited)

  39. Lawrence Dobkin

    Lawrence Dobkin
    U.S. Intelligence Agency Official (uncredited)

  40. Tommy Farrell

    Tommy Farrell
    Eddie - Elevator Starter (uncredited)

  41. JF

    Jesslyn Fax
    Minor Role (uncredited)

  42. AF

    Adolph Faylauer
    Bald Bidder (uncredited)

  43. SF

    Sally Fraser
    Second United Nations Receptionist (uncredited)

  44. Paul Genge

    Paul Genge
    Lieutenant Hagerman (uncredited)

  45. JG

    James Gonzalez
    Man at Auction (uncredited)

  46. TG

    Tom Greenway
    Silent State Police Detective (uncredited)

  47. RH

    Robert Haines
    Man at United Nations Building (uncredited)

  48. SH

    Stuart Hall
    Train Passenger (uncredited)

  49. Alfred Hitchcock

    Alfred Hitchcock
    Man Who Misses Bus (uncredited)

  50. Stuart Holmes

    Stuart Holmes
    Hotel Lounge Patron (uncredited)

  51. EJ

    Eugene Jackson
    Security Guard at Auction (uncredited)

  52. BJ

    Bobby Johnson
    Waiter (uncredited)

  53. KG

    Kenner G. Kemp
    Man Leaving Office Building (uncredited)

  54. Madge Kennedy

    Madge Kennedy
    Mrs. Finlay (uncredited)

  55. CK

    Colin Kenny
    Man at Auction (uncredited)

  56. CM

    Carl M. Leviness
    Man at United Nations Building (uncredited)

  57. Alexander Lockwood

    Alexander Lockwood
    Judge Anson B. Flynn (uncredited)

  58. FM

    Frank Marlowe
    Taxi Driver (uncredited)

  59. TM

    Thomas Martin
    Train Passenger (uncredited)

  60. James McCallion

    James McCallion
    Plaza Valet (uncredited)

  61. MM

    Maura McGiveney
    Attendant (uncredited)

  62. CM

    Carl Milletaire
    Hotel Clerk (uncredited)

  63. HM

    Hans Moebus
    Man at United Nations Building (uncredited)

  64. HN

    Howard Negley
    Conductor on Twentieth Century, Ltd. (uncredited)

  65. MO

    Monty O'Grady
    Man at United Nations Building (uncredited)

  66. RR

    Ralph Reed
    Bellhop (uncredited)

  67. JR

    John Roy
    Train Passenger (uncredited)

  68. JS

    Jeffrey Sayre
    Hotel Lounge Patron / Man at Mt. Rushmore Cafeteria (uncredited)

  69. SS

    Scott Seaton
    Man at Auction (uncredited)

  70. HS

    Harry Seymour
    Victor - Captain of Waiters (uncredited)

  71. Robert Shayne

    Robert Shayne
    Larry Wade (uncredited)

  72. Jeremy Slate

    Jeremy Slate
    Policeman at Grand Central Station (uncredited)

  73. Olan Soule

    Olan Soule
    Assistant Auctioneer (uncredited)

  74. HS

    Helen Spring
    Bidder (uncredited)

  75. Harvey Stephens

    Harvey Stephens
    Stockbroker (uncredited)

  76. Harry Strang

    Harry Strang
    Assistant Conductor (uncredited)

  77. AT

    Arthur Tovey
    Man at Auction (uncredited)

  78. DV

    Dale Van Sickel
    Ranger (uncredited)

  79. Frank Wilcox

    Frank Wilcox
    Herman Weitner (uncredited)

  80. LW

    Lloyd Williams
    Minor Role (uncredited)

  81. Robert Williams

    Robert Williams
    Patrolman Waggoner (uncredited)

  82. PW

    Paula Winslowe
    Woman at Auction (uncredited)

  83. WW

    Wilson Wood
    Photographer at United Nations (uncredited)

  84. Carleton Young

    Carleton Young
    Fanning Nelson (uncredited)

  85. DJ

    Dick Johnstone
    Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)

  86. BS

    Bert Stevens
    Man at United Nations Building (uncredited)

  87. CS

    Cosmo Sardo
    Worker (uncredited)

  88. DA

    Don Anderson
    Worker (uncredited)

  89. AD

    Alphonso DuBois
    Man at United Nations Building (uncredited)

  90. LH

    Len Hendry
    Police Lieutenant (uncredited)

Crew 35

Actors

  1. SG

    Sol Gorss
    Stunt Double

Art

  1. RF

    Robert F. Boyle
    Production Design

  2. WA

    William A. Horning
    Art Direction

  3. Merrill Pye

    Merrill Pye
    Art Direction

  4. HG

    Henry Grace
    Set Decoration

  5. FR

    Frank R. McKelvy
    Set Decoration

  6. MH

Camera

  1. Robert Burks

    Robert Burks
    Director of Photography

  2. CS

    Cliff Shirpser
    Camera Operator

  3. JV

    James V. King
    Camera Operator

Costume & Make-Up

  1. SG

    Sydney Guilaroff
    Hairstylist

  2. WT

    William Tuttle
    Makeup Artist

Crew

  1. AA

    A. Arnold Gillespie
    Special Effects

  2. LL

    Lee LeBlanc
    Special Effects

  3. DH

    Doug Hubbard
    Special Effects

  4. PS

    Paul Stader
    Stunt Coordinator

  5. Saul Bass

    Saul Bass
    Title Graphics

Directing

  1. Alfred Hitchcock
  2. MM

    Mickey McCardle
    Assistant Director

Editing

  1. George Tomasini
  2. CK

    Charles K. Hagedon
    Color Timer

  3. EK

    Edward K. Milkis
    Assistant Editor

Lighting

  1. BM

    Bud McNeil
    Best Boy Electric

  2. BS

    Bill Shaw
    Gaffer

Production

  1. Alfred Hitchcock
  2. HC

    Herbert Coleman
    Producer

  3. LM
  4. RR

    Ruby Rosenberg
    Unit Manager

Sound

  1. Bernard Herrmann

    Bernard Herrmann
    Original Music Composer

  2. VA

    Van Allen James
    Sound Designer

  3. FM

    Franklin Milton
    Recording Supervision

  4. TO

    Tom Overton
    Boom Operator

Visual Effects

  1. MY

    Matthew Yuricich
    Visual Effects

Writing

  1. EL
  2. EL

    Ernest Lehman
    Screenplay

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