North by Northwest is a 1959 American thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint and James Mason. The screenplay was written by Ernest Lehman. North by Northwest is a tale of mistaken identity, with an innocent man pursued across the United States by agents of a mysterious organization who want to stop his interference in their plans to smuggle out microfilm containing government secrets.
Eva Marie Saint in "North By Northwest" (1959). "Edith Head was unable to leave Paramount for this assignment so Eva Marie Saint was taken to the Bergdorf Goodman department store in New York to select a range of costumes from their collection."
"North by Northwest " (1959) Alfred Hitchcock, USA. A hapless New York advertising executive is mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies, and is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive.