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The 39 Steps [videorecording]

Janus Films ; ITV Studios Global Entertainment ; Gaumont-British Picture Corporation, Ltd. presents ; adapted from the novel by John Buchan ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Video; Book; DVD; Blu-Ray
The 39 Steps is a heart-racing spy story by Alfred Hitchcock, following Richard Hannay, who stumbles into a conspiracy that thrusts him into a hectic chase across the Scottish moors. A chase in which he is both the pursuer and the pursued, as well as into an expected romance with the cool Pamela.
Alfred Hitchcock
Peggy Ashcroft, Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll, John Laurie, Lucie Mannheim, Godfrey Tearle.
Release Date
Run Time
86 min.
English dialogue; English SDH subtitles
MPAA rating: not rated
  • Based on the novel by John Buchan.
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1935.
  • Accompanying booklet includes essay by film critic David Cairns.
  • Special features include: audio commentary by Alfred Hitchcock scholar Marian Keane ; Hitchcock : the early years (2000), a British documentary ; original footage from British broadcaster Mike Scott's 1966 TV interview with Hitchcock ; complete broadcast of the 1937 Lux Radio Theatre adaptation ; visual essay by Hitchcock scholar Leonard Leff ; excerpts from François Truffaut's 1962 interviews with Hitchcock ; original production drawings.
Uniform Title
39 steps (Motion picture : 1935)
Variant Title
Thirty-nine steps
Blu-ray ed
Criterion collection
Series Statement
Criterion collection ; 56
Criterion collection 56
9781604656039, 1604656034
Photographer, Bernard Knowles ; editor, D.N. Twist ; musical director, Louis Levy ; continuity, Alma Reville.
[Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection : ITV Studios Global Entertainment : Carlton Film Distributors, c2012.
Publisher no.
CC2160BD Criterion Collection
1 videodisc (86 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in + 1 booklet ([16] p. : col. ill. ; 16 cm.)
Blu-ray format ; region A ; full screen, 1.33:1.
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