A rumble of timpanis. Bernard Herrmann’s score begins over a green screen, as the Metro Goldwyn Mayer logo (“Ars Gratia Artis”) appears. The lion roars three times. The logo fades.
Blue lines intersect with each other across the screen.
TITLE: METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER PRESENTS
TITLE: CARY GRANT
TITLE: EVA MARIE SAINT
TITLE: JAMES MASON
TITLE: in ALFRED HITCHCOCK’S
TITLE: NORTH BY NORTHWEST
TITLE: © MCMLIX BY LOEW’S INCORPORATED – ALL RIGHTS IN THIS MOTION PICTURE RESERVED UNDER INTERNATIONAL CONVENTIONS
The blue lines dissolve into the image of 430 Park Ave in Manhattan. Traffic on the street is reflected in the building’s windows.
TITLE: CO-STARRING JESSIE ROYCE LANDIS
TITLE: WITH LEO G. CARROLL, JOSEPHINE HUTCHINSON, PHILIP OBER, MARTIN LANDAU