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North by Northwest Facts and Info 1959 Alfred Hitchcock Mystery / Spy Cross Country Setting – NY advertising exec. mistaken for a govt. spy.

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2 North by Northwest Facts and Info

3 1959 Alfred Hitchcock Mystery / Spy Cross Country Setting – NY advertising exec. mistaken for a govt. spy.

4 Cary Grant – Roger O. Thornhill Eva Marie Saint – Eve Kendall James Mason – Phillip Vandamm Jessie Royce Landis - Clara Thornhill

5 Title - a quote from Hamlet …”I know a hawk from a handsaw.” Jessie Royce Landis plays Carey Grant’s mother – She is only 7 years older than Grant. Train Station Scene – George A. Romero was among those watching the filming

6 Hitchcock cameo trying to board a bus Famous Airplane Scene Climax on Mt. Rushmore Film filled with innuendo including notorious final shot

7 Cary Grant 1904 – 1986 Born in England Told that his mother had died when she was committed to a mental asylum. Didn’t see her again until adulthood Didn’t see her again until adulthood Dropped out of school at age 14 to tour with the Pender comedy troupe.

8 Cary Grant 1920 – Chosen to go to the U.S. James Bond – Partially modeled by Ian Fleming after Grant 1966 – Final film – Walk Don’t Run Married 5 times, rocky personal life Married 5 times, rocky personal life Received Academy Award in 1970 Received Academy Award in 1970 Died in 1986 on night he was being honored for career achievement Died in 1986 on night he was being honored for career achievement

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