Nov. 2, 6:30 p.m. Do you really need a reason to see Alfred Hitchcock's masterful "North by Northwest," the prototypical sleek and sophisticated action thriller, on the big screen? To celebrate its 50th anniversary and a new restoration, watch with fresh eyes Cary Grant and Eva Marie Saint be as full-on movie star charming and gorgeous as pretty much anyone ever, the famous crop-duster set piece and the unforgettable climatic sequence set around a studio-created Mt. Rushmore. There would simply be no Bond, Bourne or the like without the mad, location-hopping thrill-ride of "North by Northwest." A post-screening Q&A is scheduled with Saint, Martin Landau and Robert Boyle, moderated by William Friedkin.
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