50th anniversary ed. Blu-ray version. - Burbank, CA : Turner Entertainment and Warner Bros. Entertainment, 2009.
Video — 1 videodiscs (136 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book (43 p. col. ill. ; 18 cm)
Special features: commentary by screenwriter Ernest Lehman; New
2009 documentary reveals "The master's touch: Hitchcock's signature style;" acclaimed feature-length career; profile Cary Grant: a class apart; explore in depth the movie's innovations and influences in the new North by Northwest: One for the ages; vintage
2000 documentary "Destination Hitchcock: the making of North by Northwest;" stills gallery; theatrical trailers & TV spots.
Roger Thornhill is a New York advertising executive who is kidnapped by a gang of spies led by Philip Vandamm, who believes Thornhill is CIA agent George Kaplan. Thornhill escapes, but must find Kaplan in order to clear himself of a murder that Kaplan is accused of committing. Following Kaplan to Chicago as a fugitive from justice, Thornhill is helped by beautiful Eve Kendall. In Chicago, she delivers a message to Kaplan that almost costs Thornhill his life when he is chased across a cornfield by a crop-dusting plane.