Are there any U.S. maps in “North by Northwest”? Or any other Alfred Hitchcock works? If so, he’s got an extra sort of cameo in that film(s). As you can see in the above image, via The Daily What, the director’s famous profile appears to fit perfectly with the eastern border of Minnesota (with Wisconsin, mostly). It’s as if sometime, millions of years ago perhaps, the “Land of 10,000 Lakes” and the “Master of Suspense” were actually connected, a la Pangea.
But what about Idaho? Which famous filmmaker used to be connected to that state’s eastern border? Like Minnesota there’s a clear facial outline there, but no other directors have as iconic a silhouette as Hitch. It would seem to be a person with an odd bump on his nose (Rohmer?) but also a goatee (Bergman, when he would have a goatee?). I also thought maybe Tarantino. But take a look at the state after the jump and let me know if you see someone else.