North by Northwest

When Vandamm finds out that Eve Kendall is actually a spy, he plans to kill her but Roger intercepes Eve as they both try to espace Vandamm and his henchmen by climbing down Mount Rushmore. On Mount Rushmore, Roger battles Leonard (Martin Landau) who later falls to his death as police arrest Vandamm. Roger and Eve survive the ordeal and later get married.

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Revealing mistake: In the shooting scene in the Mount Rushmore cafe, a boy in the background puts his fingers in his ears, because he knows the gun is about to be shot.

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Trivia: Alfred Hitchcock's cameo comes at the end of the opening credits. He can be seen missing the bus.

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Question: Why do the kidnappers take Thornhill to the Townsend home and pretend to be Lester Townsend and members of his household? They could have taken him to some obscure place instead, at less risk of being found out.

Answer: More than likely, they felt that Roger would be dead and they would not be found out. The fact that he survives their DUI plot and returns to the house with the police only serves to makes him look more suspicious and guilty. It's to move the plot along, nothing more.

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