North by Northwest


1966 Japanese STB 20x57" (51x145cm)

Grade: Fine



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English title: North by Northwest

Poster title: 北北西に進路を取れ

Poster Year: 1966

Poster Origin: Japanese

Size: STB  20x57"  (51x145cm)

Style: re-release

Film title: North by Northwest

Film Year: 1959

Film Origin: USA

Film Directors: Alfred Hitchcock

Film Actors: Cary GrantEva Marie SaintJames MasonJessie Royce Landis

Film Genres: Adventure| Mystery| Thriller

Film Plot: 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.

Categories: AuteurClassicsMid-Century ModernAirplanesFilmLarge Posters

Keywords: 1950s1960sairplanechasecrop dustergunkissMount Rushmoreorangeredspysuit

Grade: C6  Fine. Tri-folded, single-sided. Top C6: Theater used poster with minor handling/edge/fold wear, pin holes in the corners and some light surface smudging. Bottom C6: Theater used poster with minor handling/edge/fold wear, pin holes in the corners and some light surface smudging. This poster would grade higher if not for the two panels having been glued together for display.

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Price: $1,250

North by Northwest is a towering suspense film made at the peak of Hitchcock’s incredible career — just after Vertigo and just prior to Psycho. Universally acclaimed by audiences and critics alike, North by Northwest was a novel take on the spy genre that still amazes audiences today. Guillermo Del Toro described it as a “perpetual-motion thriller machine” for the way it continued to ratchet up the suspense to nearly unbelievable proportions. A stunning film any way you slice it!

North by Northwest was such a popular film that it got a worldwide re-release in 1966, just 7 years after its premiere. The re-release posters offer some of the best paper for the film because — let’s just cut to the chase — designers could fully utilize the amazing the crop duster imagery! During the first release none of the core US artwork featured the crop duster scene. A few months later when the film was released in France, Belgium and Italy designers began to include it, but it wasn’t until the 1966 re-release that it became central to the promotion of the film. This awesome Japanese STB stands nearly 5′ tall and, due to the slender format, uses a close up of the crop duster shot. The tight framing gives a much more intense feel than most designs — it is truly one of the best posters for this Hitchcock classic.


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