North By Northwest Movie Facts, Easter Eggs and hidden details

4 of the most interesting North By Northwest easter eggs you didn't know about. Handpicked and verified, these little-known hidden details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of North By Northwest movie message.

North By Northwest poster
North By Northwest poster
North By Northwest Plot

A New York City advertising executive goes on the run after being mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies.

Genre Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Director Alfred Hitchcock
Stars Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Jessie Royce Landis
IMDB score 8.3

North By Northwest Movie Easter Eggs

the starting credits we see the actual Alfred Hitchcock attempt to chase his name, but gets blocked by a bus

North By Northwest movie hidden details

(1959) just before a gun is fired, you can see a child in the background cover his ears as he anticipates the loud bang.

: When Roger is about to do it with Eve, the train they're on enters a narrow tunnel surrounded by bushes.

A truck with the words "Zephyr Van Lines" blasts by Thornhill in the bus stop scene. The truck creates a violent wind that kicks up dust and tousles Thornhill's hair. A definition of zephyr is "gentle breeze." This scene is visual irony. A "gentle breeze" creates a dust storm.