Flicks in Five: North By Northwest

by Lynne Warfel, Minnesota Public Radio
October 21, 2014
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St. Paul, Minn. — A self-effacing diminutive English gentlemen appeared in Hollywood in the 1930s, and by the late 1950s, his nine-stroke pencil caricature have become internationally famous.

Alfred Hitchcock, the master of suspense, long associated with holding audiences on seat-edges, casting handsome leading men and beautiful (usually blonde) leading ladies, had a musical muse in Bernard Herrmann.

We celebrate Hitch with North by Northwest. Mt. Rushmore never looked the same.


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