North by Northwest

Synopsis: This classic suspense film finds New York City ad executive Roger O. Thornhill (Cary Grant) pursued by ruthless spy Phillip Vandamm (James Mason) after Thornhill is mistaken for a government agent. Hunted relentlessly by Vandamm's associates, the harried Thornhill ends up on a cross-country journey, meeting the beautiful and mysterious Eve Kendall (Eva Marie Saint) along the way. Soon Vandamm's henchmen close in on Thornhill, resulting in a number of iconic action sequences.
Production: Turner Entertainment
  Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 8 wins & 4 nominations.
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136 min

"Even if you accept the belief that a high "Incluso si se acepta la creencia de que un alto

Trendex means a rising sales curve...." Trendex ...." significa un aumento de las ventas de la curva

-Mr. -Sr. Thornhill? Thornhill?

-Good night, Eddie. -Buenas noches, Eddie.

-Say hello to the missus. -Da la bienvenida a la señora.

-We're not talking. -No Estamos hablando.

"My recommendation is still the same. "Mi recomendación sigue siendo la misma.

"Spread the good word in as many "Corre la voz bien en el mayor número

small time segments as we can. pequeños segmentos de tiempo posible.

"Let the opposition have their high ratings "Que la oposición tienen sus altas calificaciones

while we cry all the way to the bank. mientras que llorar todo el camino hasta el banco.

"Let's colonize at the Colony "Vamos a colonizar en la Colonia

one day next week for lunch. una semana para el almuerzo al día siguiente.

"Let me hear from you, Sam. "Quiero saber de ti, Sam.

Happy thoughts, etc...." pensamientos felices, etc ... "

You better walk me to the Plaza. Será mejor que me a pie hasta la Plaza.

-I didn't put a coat on. -Yo no puso un abrigo.

-Use your blood sugar, child. -Utilice su azúcar en la sangre, hijo. Come on. Vamos.

-Next? -Siguiente?

-Gretchen Sabinson. -Gretchen Sabinson.

Oh, yes. Oh, sí.

Send her a box of candy from Blum's. Envíele una caja de dulces de Blum.

$ . $. You know the kind. Usted sabe la clase.

Each piece wrapped in gold paper. Cada pieza envuelta en papel dorado.

She'll think she's eating money. Ella piensa que ella está comiendo dinero.

Just tell her:
Sólo le digo:

"Darling, I count the days, the hours--" "Querida, cuento los días, las horas -"

-You sent that one last time. -Usted que envió una última vez.

-I did? -Lo hice?

"Something for your sweet tooth, Ponga: "Algo para su gusto por lo dulce,

baby, and all your other sweet parts! bebé, y todas las demás partes de su dulce! " "

I know. Ya lo sé.

Could we take a cab? Podríamos tomar un taxi?

-For two blocks? -Durante dos bloques?

-You're late and I'm tired. -Llegas tarde y estoy cansado.

That's your trouble, Maggie, Ese es tu problema, Maggie,

you don't eat properly. no comer adecuadamente.

Here. Aquí. Taxi. Taxi.

I have a very sick woman here. Tengo una mujer muy enferma aquí.

You don't mind, do you? ¿No te importa, ¿verdad?

Thank you very much. Muchas gracias.

Perfectly all right. Perfectamente bien.

First stop, the Plaza. La primera parada, la Plaza. Don't throw the flag. No tire la bandera.

Poor man. Pobre hombre.

I made him a happy man. Le hice un hombre feliz.

I made him feel like a good Samaritan. Me hacía sentir como un buen samaritano.

He knew you were lying. Él sabía que estaban mintiendo.

In the world of advertising, En el mundo de la publicidad,

there's no such thing as a lie. no hay tal cosa como una mentira.

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Ernest Lehman

Ernest Paul Lehman was an American screenwriter. He received six Academy Award nominations during his career, without a single win. more…

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