Exploring The Artefacts is a series in which I examine some unique and significant components, or by-products, of cinema storytelling that are often under-appreciated.Read More
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In this series I'd like to present some exceptional scenes inspired by cinema's most gifted artists of yesteryear.
North by Northwest (1959)
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Scene: "The Auction"
Cary Grant cleverly gets himself out a jam in one of the master's best exercises in suspense courtesy of Ernest Lehman's ingenious, original screenplay and the cast's perfect performances.
North by Northwest is available on Blu-ray and DVD from Amazon below:
The original recording of Bernard Herrmann's fabulous score can currently be ordered by clicking on the image below. (Intrada ships worldwide).