The 39 Steps

The 39 Steps (1935)

Handcuffed to the girl who double-crossed him

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Canadian Richard Hannay, residing in London, meets secret agent Annabella Smith immediately following a shots fired incident. She asks to go home with him. Back at Hannay's flat the mysterious woman confides that she fears for her life and is on a critical mission relating to protecting state air ministry secrets. Later that night assassins murder her. Believed by the police to be her killer, Hannay is forced to go on the run and flees to Scotland in a desperate attempt to see Annabella's mission through before it's too late. Along the way he chances upon beautiful Pamela, who unwillingly becomes his accomplice in the mission.

Directing:
  • Alfred Hitchcock
Writing:
  • Charles Bennett
  • Ian Hay
  • John Buchan
  • Release Date: 1935-06-01
  • Views: 226
  • Country: GB
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 86

Robert Donat

Richard Hannay

Lucie Mannheim

Annabella Smith

Godfrey Tearle

Professor Jordan

Peggy Ashcroft

The Crofter's Wife Margaret

John Laurie

John the Crofter

Helen Haye

Mrs. Louisa Jordan

Frank Cellier

Sheriff Watson

Wylie Watson

Mr. Memory

Gus McNaughton

Salesman on the Flying Scotsman (as Gus Mac Naughton)

Jerry Verno

Salesman on the Flying Scotsman

Peggy Simpson

The Jordans' Maid

Matthew Boulton

Fake Police Officer (uncredited)

Pat Hagate

M.C. Who Introduces Mr. Memory (uncredited)

Alfred Hitchcock

Man Walking Past Bus (uncredited)

Carleton Hobbs

Fake Police Officer (uncredited)

Elizabeth Inglis

Prof. Jordan's Daughter Pat (uncredited)

Quinton McPherson

Clergyman on the Flying Scotsman (uncredited)

Frederick Piper

The Milkman (uncredited)

Hilda Trevelyan

The Innkeeper's Wife (uncredited)