North by Northwest

This classic suspense film finds New York City ad executive Roger O. Thornhill (Cary Grant) pursued by ruthless spy Phillip Vandamm (James Mason) after Thornhill is mistaken for a government agent. Hunted relentlessly by Vandamm's associates, the harried Thornhill ends up on a cross-country journey, meeting the beautiful and mysterious Eve Kendall (Eva Marie Saint) along the way. Soon Vandamm's henchmen close in on Thornhill, resulting in a number of iconic action sequences.
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Language: English Genres: Thriller Theme: Escape, Discovery, Adventure, Pursuit Time Period: 1950s

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"A foreign spy (James Mason) chases a hapless New Yorker (Cary Grant) cross country." Fri, April 18 2014 at 11:00AM EDT on TCM

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