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Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865.
The Academy Award for Best Film Editing is one of the annual awards of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
The Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay is the Academy Award for the best screenplay not based upon previously published material.
The Academy Award for Best Production Design recognizes achievement for art direction in film.
The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.
Adam Williams (born Adam Berg; November 26, 1922 – December 4, 2006) was an American film and television actor.
Aerial application, or what was formerly referred to as crop dusting, involves spraying crops with crop protection products from an agricultural aircraft.
AFI's 10 Top 10 honors the ten greatest US films in ten classic film genres.
The first of the AFI 100 Years... series of cinematic milestones, AFI's 100 Years…100 Movies is a list of the 100 best American movies, as determined by the American Film Institute from a poll of more than 1,500 artists and leaders in the film industry who chose from a list of 400 nominated movies.
AFI's 100 Years…100 Movies – 10th Anniversary Edition was the 2007 updated version of 100 Years… 100 Movies.
Part of the AFI 100 Years… series, AFI's 100 Years…100 Thrills is a list of the top 100 most exciting, action-packed, suspenseful or frightening movies in American cinema.
Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock (13 August 1899 – 29 April 1980) was an English film director and producer, widely regarded as one of the most influential filmmakers in the history of cinema.
The American Film Institute (AFI) is an American film organization that educates filmmakers and honors the heritage of the motion picture arts in the United States.
Bakersfield is a city in and the county seat of Kern County, California, United States.
Benjamin Geza Affleck-Boldt (born August 15, 1972) is an American actor and filmmaker.
Ben-Hur is a 1959 American epic religious drama film, directed by William Wyler, produced by Sam Zimbalist for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and starring Charlton Heston as the title character.
Bergdorf Goodman Inc. is a luxury goods department store based on Fifth Avenue in Midtown Manhattan in New York City.
Bernard Herrmann (born Max Herman; June 29, 1911December 24, 1975) was an American composer best known for his work in composing for motion pictures.
Beverly Hills is an affluent city in Los Angeles County, California, United States, surrounded by the cities of Los Angeles and West Hollywood.
A blank is a type of cartridge for a firearm that contains gunpowder but no bullet or shot.
Blu-ray or Blu-ray Disc (BD) is a digital optical disc data storage format.
Cary Grant (born Archibald Alec Leach; January 18, 1904November 29, 1986) was an English-American actor, known as one of classic Hollywood's definitive leading men.
Centre Georges Pompidou, commonly shortened to Centre Pompidou and also known as the Pompidou Centre in English, is a complex building in the Beaubourg area of the 4th arrondissement of Paris, near Les Halles, rue Montorgueil, and the Marais.
Charles Davenport Champlin (March 23, 1926 – November 16, 2014) was an American film critic and writer.
Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.
The Cold War was a state of geopolitical tension after World War II between powers in the Eastern Bloc (the Soviet Union and its satellite states) and powers in the Western Bloc (the United States, its NATO allies and others).
Collateral is a 2004 American neo-noir crime thriller film directed by Michael Mann and written by Stuart Beattie.
Culver City is a city in Los Angeles County, California.
Tula Ellice Charisse (née Finklea; March 8, 1922 – June 17, 2008), known professionally as Cyd Charisse, was an American dancer and actress.
Deception is the act of propagating a belief that is not true, or is not the whole truth (as in half-truths or omission).
Delano is a city in Kern County, California, United States.
Destination Hitchcock: The Making of North by Northwest is a 2000 documentary film about the making of Alfred Hitchcock's classic thriller film North by Northwest.
A diplomat is a person appointed by a state to conduct diplomacy with one or more other states or international organizations.
Doctor Who is a British science-fiction television programme produced by the BBC since 1963.
Driving under the influence (DUI), driving while impaired/driving while intoxicated (DWI), operating while intoxicated (OWI), or drink-driving (UK) is currently the crime or offense of driving or operating a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol or other drugs (including recreational drugs and those prescribed by physicians), to a level that renders the driver incapable of operating a motor vehicle safely.
The Edgar Allan Poe Awards (popularly called the Edgars), named after Edgar Allan Poe, are presented every year by the Mystery Writers of America, based in New York City.
Edward Binns (September 12, 1916 – December 4, 1990) was an American stage, film and television actor.
Edward Cuthbert Platt (February 14, 1916 – March 19, 1974) was an American actor best known for his portrayal of "The Chief" in the 1965-70 NBC/CBS television series Get Smart.
Empire is a British film magazine published monthly by Bauer Consumer Media of Hamburg based Bauer Media Group.
Ernest Paul Lehman (December 8, 1915 – July 2, 2005) was an American screenwriter.
Eva Marie Saint (born July 4, 1924) is an American actress.
François Roland Truffaut (6 February 1932 – 21 October 1984) was a French film director, screenwriter, producer, actor, and film critic, as well as one of the founders of the French New Wave.
Frank Lloyd Wright (born Frank Lincoln Wright, June 8, 1867 – April 9, 1959) was an American architect, interior designer, writer and educator, who designed more than 1,000 structures, 532 of which were completed.
Frank R. McKelvy (January 24, 1914 – February 18, 1980) was an American set decorator.
Frank Reppy Wilcox (March 13, 1907 – March 3, 1974) was an American character actor who made appearances in more than 150 films and nearly 200 episodes of television programs.
Free association is a technique used in psychoanalysis (and also in psychodynamic theory) which was originally devised by Sigmund Freud out of the hypnotic method of his mentor and colleague, Josef Breuer.
George Tomasini (April 20, 1909 – November 22, 1964) was an American film editor, born in Springfield, Massachusetts who had a decade long collaboration with director Alfred Hitchcock, editing nine of his movies between 1954-1964.
GQ (formerly Gentlemen's Quarterly) is an international monthly men's magazine based in New York City and founded in 1931.
Griffith Park is a large municipal park at the eastern end of the Santa Monica Mountains, in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles, California.
The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, often shortened to Hamlet, is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare at an uncertain date between 1599 and 1602.
Ralph Hammond Innes, CBE (15 July 1913 – 10 June 1998) was a British novelist who wrote over 30 novels, as well as children's and travel books.
The United Nations is headquartered in New York City, in a complex designed by Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer and built by the architectural firm Harrison & Abramovitz.
Henry Grace (March 20, 1907 – September 16, 1983) was an American set decorator.
High Society is a 1956 American musical comedy film directed by Charles Walters and starring Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, and Frank Sinatra.
The James Bond series focuses on a fictional British Secret Service agent created in 1953 by writer Ian Fleming, who featured him in twelve novels and two short-story collections.
James Neville Mason (15 May 1909 – 27 July 1984) was an English actor.
James Maitland Stewart (May 20, 1908July 2, 1997) was an American actor and military officer who is among the most honored and popular stars in film history.
Jessie Royce Landis (born Jessie Medbury, November 25, 1896 – February 2, 1972) was an American actress.
John Beradino (May 1, 1917 – May 19, 1996; born Giovanni Berardino) was an American infielder in Major League Baseball and an actor.
John Michael Hayes (11 May 1919 – 19 November 2008) was an American screenwriter, who scripted four of Alfred Hitchcock's films in the 1950s.
John Russell Taylor (born 19 June 1935) is an English critic and author.
Josephine Hutchinson (October 12, 1903 - June 4, 1998) was an American actress.
Kenneth E. "Ken" Lynch (July 15, 1910 – February 13, 1990) was an American radio, film, and television actor with more than 180 credits to his name.
Kern County is a county in the U.S. state of California.
Kinetic typography—the technical name for "moving text"—is an animation technique mixing motion and text to express ideas using video animation.
Léon Spilliaert (also Leon Spilliaert; 28 July 1881 – 23 November 1946) was a Belgian symbolist painter and graphic artist.
Leo Gratten Carroll (25 October 1886 – 16 October 1972) was an English actor.
Lester Tremayne (16 April 1913 – 19 December 2003) was a radio, film and television actor.
The Library of Congress (LOC) is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress and is the de facto national library of the United States.
English film director Alfred Hitchcock made cameo appearances in 39 of his 52 surviving major films (his second film, The Mountain Eagle, is lost).
This is a list of films considered "the best ever", so voted in a notable national or international survey of either critics or the public.
On the film review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes, films which are reviewed by at least five critics, and which all of these critics consider to be good films, have a 100% approval rating.
Location shooting is the shooting of a film or television production in a real-world setting rather than a sound stage or backlot.
Long Island is a densely populated island off the East Coast of the United States, beginning at New York Harbor just 0.35 miles (0.56 km) from Manhattan Island and extending eastward into the Atlantic Ocean.
In fiction, a MacGuffin (sometimes McGuffin or maguffin) is a plot device in the form of some goal, desired object, or another motivator that the protagonist pursues, often with little or no narrative explanation.
Madison Avenue is a north-south avenue in the borough of Manhattan in New York City, United States, that carries northbound one-way traffic.
Malcolm Atterbury (February 20, 1907 – August 16, 1992) was an American stage, film, and television actor, and vaudevillian.
Martin James Landau (June 20, 1928 – July 15, 2017) was an American actor, acting coach, producer, and editorial cartoonist.
A matte painting is a painted representation of a landscape, set, or distant location that allows filmmakers to create the illusion of an environment that is not present at the filming location.
Maudie Prickett (October 25, 1914 – April 14, 1976) was an American film and television character actress.
The Melbourne Theatre Company (popularly known as MTC) is a theatre company based in Melbourne, Victoria.
Merrill Pye (August 14, 1902 – November 17, 1975) was an American art director.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (initialized as MGM or hyphenated as M-G-M, also known as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer or simply Metro, and for a former interval known as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, or MGM/UA) is an American media company, involved primarily in the production and distribution of feature films and television programs.
Microforms are scaled-down reproductions of documents, typically either films or paper, made for the purposes of transmission, storage, reading, and printing.
Mistaken identity is a defense in criminal law which claims the actual innocence of the criminal defendant, and attempts to undermine evidence of guilt by asserting that any eyewitness to the crime incorrectly thought that they saw the defendant, when in fact the person seen by the witness was someone else.
Moral relativism may be any of several philosophical positions concerned with the differences in moral judgments across different people and cultures.
Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a sculpture carved into the granite face of Mount Rushmore, a batholith in the Black Hills in Keystone, South Dakota, United States.
MSNBC is an American news cable and satellite television network that provides news coverage and political commentary from NBC News on current events.
The National Film Registry (NFR) is the United States National Film Preservation Board's (NFPB) selection of films deserving of preservation.
The Naval Aircraft Factory N3N was an American tandem-seat, open cockpit, primary training biplane aircraft built by the Naval Aircraft Factory (NAF) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, during the 1930s.
Ned Glass (born Nusyn Glass, April 1, 1906 – June 15, 1984) was a Polish-born American character actor who appeared in more than eighty films and on television more than one hundred times, frequently playing nervous, cowardly, or deceitful characters.
Nicholas Joseph Clooney (born January 13, 1934) is an American journalist, anchorman, and television host.
Nora Marlowe (September 5, 1915 – December 31, 1977) was an American film and television character actress.
Northwest Airlines Corp. (often abbreviated as NWA and stylized as nwa) was a major United States airline founded in 1926 and absorbed into Delta Air Lines, Inc. by a merger.
Norton & Sons is a Savile Row bespoke tailor founded in 1821 by Walter Grant Norton.
Olan Evart Soule (February 28, 1909 – February 1, 1994) was an American character actor and voice-over performer who had an extensive career with professional credits in nearly 7,000 radio shows and commercials, appearances in 200 television series and television films, and in over 60 films.
Operation Mincemeat was a successful British disinformation strategy used during the Second World War.
Paramount Pictures Corporation (also known simply as Paramount) is an American film studio based in Hollywood, California, that has been a subsidiary of the American media conglomerate Viacom since 1994.
Patrick McVey (March 17, 1910 – July 6, 1973) was an American actor who starred in three television series between 1950 and 1961, Big Town, Boots and Saddles, and Manhunt.
Paycheck is a 2003 American science fiction action film based on the short story of the same name by science fiction writer Philip K. Dick.
Peter Bogdanovich (Serbian: Петар Богдановић, Petar Bogdanović, born July 30, 1939) is an American director, writer, actor, producer, critic and film historian.
Philip Coolidge (August 5, 1908 – May 23, 1967) was an American film and stage actor best known for his numerous appearances in Alfred Hitchcock's films.
Philip Nott Ober (March 23, 1902, Fort Payne, Alabama – September 13, 1982, Mexico City) was an American actor, prominently in stage and television, who became a diplomat.
Pillow Talk is a 1959 Oscar-winning Eastmancolor romantic comedy film in CinemaScope directed by Michael Gordon.
The points of the compass mark the divisions on a compass, which is primarily divided into four points: north, south, east, and west.
The Purépecha or Tarascans (endonym P'urhépecha) are a group of indigenous people centered in the northwestern region of Michoacán, Mexico, mainly in the area of the cities of Cherán and Pátzcuaro.
Quintino (Latin Quintinus, from Quintus) is a Latin-derived male given name meaning "the fifth".
Radio City Music Hall is an entertainment venue located at 1260 Avenue of the Americas at Rockefeller Center in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
Robert Burks, A.S.C. (July 4, 1909 – May 11, 1968) was an American cinematographer known for being proficient in virtually every genre, equally at home with black-and-white or color, and for his many collaborations with the celebrated film director Alfred Hitchcock.
Robert Ellenstein (June 18, 1923 – October 28, 2010) was an American actor.
Robert Francis Boyle (October 10, 1909 – August 1, 2010) was an American film art director and production designer.
Rotten Tomatoes is an American review-aggregation website for film and television.
Sara Berner (January 12, 1912 – December 19, 1969) was an American actress and voice artist.
Saul Bass (May 8, 1920 – April 25, 1996) was an American graphic designer and Academy Award-winning filmmaker, best known for his design of motion-picture title sequences, film posters, and corporate logos.
Sigmund Freud (born Sigismund Schlomo Freud; 6 May 1856 – 23 September 1939) was an Austrian neurologist and the founder of psychoanalysis, a clinical method for treating psychopathology through dialogue between a patient and a psychoanalyst.
South by Southwest (abbreviated as SXSW and colloquially referred to as South By) is an annual conglomerate of film, interactive media, and music festivals and conferences that take place in mid-March in Austin, Texas, United States.
Stearman Aircraft Corporation was an aircraft manufacturer in Wichita, Kansas.
A tank truck or tanker truck (United States usage) or tanker (United Kingdom usage), is a motor vehicle designed to carry liquefied loads, dry bulk cargo or gases on roads.
The Austin Chronicle is an alternative weekly newspaper published every Thursday in Austin, Texas, United States.
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
The Daily Texan is the student newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin.
The Deadly Assassin is the third serial of the 14th season of the British science fiction television programme Doctor Who, which was first broadcast in four weekly parts on BBC1 from 30 October to 20 November 1976.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Independent is a British online newspaper.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The New Yorker is an American magazine of reportage, commentary, criticism, essays, fiction, satire, cartoons, and poetry.
The Wreck of the Mary Deare is a 1956 novel written by British author Hammond Innes, which was later adapted as a film starring Gary Cooper released in 1959 by MGM.
Thriller film, also known as suspense film or suspense thriller, is a broad film genre that involves excitement and suspense in the audience.
Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.
Time Out is a British travel magazine published by Time Out Group.
A title sequence (also called an opening sequence or intro) is the method by which films or television programs present their title, key production and cast members, utilizing conceptual visuals and sound.
Todd McEwen (born 1953 in California) is an American writer.
Tol Avery (August 28, 1915 – August 27, 1973) was an American film and television character actor with more than a hundred screen appearances between 1950 and 1974.
Thomas Cruise (born Thomas Cruise Mapother IV; July 3, 1962) is an American actor and producer.
A tornado is a rapidly rotating column of air that is in contact with both the surface of the Earth and a cumulonimbus cloud or, in rare cases, the base of a cumulus cloud.
Turner Classic Movies (TCM) is an American movie-oriented pay-TV network operated by Turner Broadcasting System. Launched in 1994, TCM is headquartered at Turner's Techwood broadcasting campus in the Midtown business district of Atlanta, Georgia. Historically, the channel's programming consisted mainly of classic theatrically released feature films from the Turner Entertainment film library – which comprises films from Warner Bros. Pictures (covering films released before 1950) and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (covering films released before May 1986). However, TCM now has licensing deals with other Hollywood film studios as well as its WarnerMedia sister company, Warner Bros. (which now controls the Turner Entertainment library and its own later films), and occasionally shows more recent films. The channel is available in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Malta, Latin America, France, Spain, the Nordic countries, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific.
Turner Entertainment Company, Inc. is a multimedia company founded by Ted Turner.
The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization tasked to promote international cooperation and to create and maintain international order.
The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA or GA; Assemblée Générale AG) is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations (UN), the only one in which all member nations have equal representation, and the main deliberative, policy-making and representative organ of the UN.
Vanity Fair is a magazine of popular culture, fashion, and current affairs published by Condé Nast in the United States.
SMPTE 421M, informally known as VC-1, is a video coding format.
Vertigo is a 1958 American film noir psychological thriller film directed and produced by Alfred Hitchcock.
VistaVision is a higher resolution, widescreen variant of the 35 mm motion picture film format which was created by engineers at Paramount Pictures in 1954.
Wasco (formerly, Dewey and Deweyville) is a city in the San Joaquin Valley, in Kern County, California, United States.
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.
Which Lie Did I Tell?: More Adventures in the Screen Trade is a work of non-fiction first published in 2000 by novelist and screenwriter William Goldman.
William Allen Horning (November 9, 1904 – March 2, 1959) was an American two-time Academy Award winner.
William Goldman (born August 12, 1931) is an American novelist, playwright, and screenwriter.
Writer's block is a condition, primarily associated with writing, in which an author loses the ability to produce new work, or experiences a creative slowdown.
The Writers Guild of America is the joint efforts of two different US labor unions representing TV and film writers.
1080p (1920×1080 px; also known as '''Full HD''' or FHD and BT.709) is a set of HDTV high-definition video modes characterized by 1080 horizontal lines of vertical resolution; the p stands for progressive scan, i.e. non-interlaced.
The 20th Century Limited was an express passenger train on the New York Central Railroad (NYC) from 1902 to 1967, advertised as "The Most Famous Train in the World".
The 32nd Academy Awards ceremony, presented by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, was held on April 4, 1960 and took place at the RKO Pantages Theatre to honor the best films of 1959.
N by nw, NXNW, NbNW, North By Northwest, North by Norhtwest, North by North West, North by North-West, North by Northwest (film), North by Northwest (moive), North by Northwest (movie), North by Northwest (play), North by northwest, North-by-northwest, Roger Thornhill, The Man in Lincoln's Nose.