The 39 Steps Poster

Release Date: 1935

DVD Release Date: June 19th, 1998

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 20 min

Plot Summary
While on vacation in London, Canadian Richard Hannay (Robert Donat) becomes embroiled in an international spy ring related to the mysterious "39 steps." Then he meets agent Annabella Smith (Lucie Mannheim), who is soon killed in his apartment. He must elude the police, who are hunting him for murder, while he tries to stop Professor Jordan (Godfrey Tearle) from sending secrets out of the country. Hannay is assisted by Pamela (Madeleine Carroll), an unwilling accomplice who discovers the truth.

Cast: Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll, Godfrey Tearle, Lucie Mannheim, Peggy Ashcroft, Wylie Watson, John Laurie, Helen Haye

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: Gaumont British Picture Corporation Ltd.

Keywords: Police officer, Escape, Love, Amusing, 1930s, Pursuit, London, Suspenseful, Murder