This 1959 Alfred Hitchcock classic, North by Northwest, is one of the great spy movies of all time.
In part 1 of this podcast, we’ll examine:
- The overall plot of North by Northwest
- Is this really the first James Bond movie (albeit without James Bond)?
- Roger’s unfortunate case of mistaken identity
- How two early scenes may have influenced On Her Majesty’s Secret Service
- Let’s all sit in the back seat and I’ll joke around
- Is that how you hold a cigarette?
- Where the line “Pay the 2 dollars” originated
- How Hitchcock got the shot of the United Nations building
- The sexual conversations Eve and Roger have on the train
- Including one word that had to be overdubbed
- A reference to David O. Selznick