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Release Date: July 17th, 1959

DVD Release Date: August 29th, 2000

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 16 min

Plot Summary
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.

Cast: Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Leo G. Carroll, Martin Landau, Jessie Royce Landis, Philip Ober, Adam Williams

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Distributors: Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Keywords: Mother, Amusing, New York City, Suspenseful, Escape, 1950s, Engaging, Pursuit


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