North by Northwest (1959) – A Genuine Idiot Scene (6/10) | Movieclips

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North by Northwest – A Genuine Idiot: Roger Thornhill (Cary Grant) heckles the auctioneer (Les Tremayne) to keep Mr. Vandamm and his men from capturing him.

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.

TM & © Warner Bros. (1959)
Cast: Les Tremayne, Martin Landau, Cary Grant
Director: Alfred Hitchcock

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