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The 39 Steps (1935) was a Mystery - Thriller/Suspense Film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and produced by Michael Balcon and Ivor Montagu.

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THE 39 STEPS (1959)

By Dan Day, Jr. on Jan 6, 2021 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

The 1959 version of THE 39 STEPS was the first remake of Alfred Hitchcock's famous 1935 spy tale. It is also proof that unnecessary remakes are not just a 21st Century phenomenon. This version, a British production directed by Ralph Thomas, is based on the screenplay for the 1935 version, not the Jo... Read full article


Robert Donat and Madeleine Carrol navigate “The 39 Steps”

By Stephen Reginald on Oct 3, 2020 From Classic Movie Man

Robert Donat and Madeleine Carrol navigate “The 39 Steps” The 39 Steps (1935) is a British thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Robert Donat and Madeleine Carroll. The Screenplay was by Charles Bennett and Ian Hay. It was based on the novel of the same name by John Buc... Read full article


THE ROBERT DONAT BLOGATHON: The 39 Steps, 1935

on Jul 3, 2020 From Caftan Woman

Maddy Loves Her Classic Films is hosting The Robert Donat Blogathon on July 3 - 5. Click HERE to join in the admiration for the fondly remembered actor. Robert Donat was an actor of great commitment and versatility. Over 25 years, Donat appeared in 20 movies, winning an Oscar for Goodbye, Mr.... Read full article


Review: The 39 Steps (1935)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Apr 2, 2018 From 4 Star Films

With The 39 Steps, it’s possible to witness Alfred Hitchcock coming into his own and one of the most obvious markers are numerous motifs, character archetypes, and techniques that would crop up in his work again and again. But it’s also conceivable to trace the influences of this film in... Read full article


The 39 Steps (1935) with Robert Donat and Madeleine Carroll

By Greg Orypeck on Sep 22, 2016 From Classic Film Freak

Share This! ?There are twenty million women in this island, and I?ve got to be chained to you.??? Robert Donat to Madeleine Carroll In a typical Hitchcockian quirk, or clear evidence of his individuality, the title was to be numeric?The 39 Steps?not letters, as in John Buchan?s 1915 novel,?The Thirt... Read full article


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According to one of his sons, John Buchan (upon whose 1915 novel the film was based) was impressed with the film, despite its departures from his original plot.
Madeleine Carroll suffered at the hands of Alfred Hitchcock's quest for realism, right down to the real welts on her wrists from the long days of being handcuffed to Robert Donat.
Alfred Hitchcock:  about seven minutes in, tossing some litter as Richard and Annabella run from the music hall.
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