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North by Northwest


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Spy drama, directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring
Cary Grant
Eva Marie Saint , James Mason
When advertising executive
Roger Thomhill is mistaken forthe mysterious MrCaplan by a ruthless espionage organisation, he finds his life in deadly peril. He tracks down the one man who can prove his story - only to find himself accused of murder.
(1959) * FILM REVIEWS pages 49-60


Directed By: Alfred Hitchcock
Unknown: Cary Grant
Unknown: Eva Marie Saint
Unknown: James Mason
Unknown: Roger Thomhill
Roger Thornhill: Cary Grant
Eve Kendall: Eva Marie Saint
Phillip Vandamm: James Mason
Clara Thornhill: Jessie Royce Landis
Professor: Leog Carroll
Lester Townsend: Phiup OBEr
Leonard: Martin Landau
Valerian: Adam Williams
Victor Larrabee: Edward Platt
Mrs Townsend: Josephine Hutchinson
Licht: Robert Ellenstein

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