Today we look at how Alfred Hitchcock created the iconic Crop Duster sequence in North by Northwest. We’ll look at how Hitchcock came up with the idea, how it was scripted, planned, and storyboarded, subjective vs. objective cinematography, concealing the threat of the crop duster, utilizing material, and who exactly was shooting at Thornhill.
Shot List and Diagram: https://bit.ly/2pP3I2x
This video essay was written, edited, and narrated by Tyler Knudsen.
Hitchcock at Work by Bill Krohn
Destination Hitchcock – The Making of North by Northwest
Cinephilia & Beyond – http://bit.ly/2Ezz5aF
Hitchcock at the NFT (1969) – Eyes on Cinema – http://bit.ly/2EvL6ig
Hitchcock on the Crop Duster scene – Eyes on Cinema – https://bit.ly/2pK2CG4
Fashion Photo History – https://bit.ly/2sl43yi
Creative Screenwriting (2000) – “North by Northwest”: An Interview with Ernest Lehman – https://bit.ly/2EjqqWC
Sequencing the North by NorthWest Crop Dusting Scene – https://bit.ly/2nUBbZ1
Music by Epidemic Sound