[United States] : Image Entertainment, c2012.
[Blu-ray version ; full screen version.]
1 videodisc (86 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in + 1 booklet ( p. : col. ill. ; 16 cm.)
Criterion collection ; 56
Criterion collection (Blu-ray discs) ; 56.
Blu-ray ; PMCmono ; requires blu-ray player.
In English, with optional English (SDH) subtitles.
Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll, Lucie Mannheim, Godrey Tearle, Peggy Achcroft.
Photographer, Bernard Knowles; editor, D.N. Twist; music, Louis Levy; producers, Michael Balcon, Iver Montagu; adaptation, Charles Bennett; director, Alfred Hitchcock.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1935.
Based on the novel by John Buchan.
Accompanying booklet includes essay by film critic David Cairns.
Special features: audio commentary by Alfred Hitchcock scholar Marian Keane ; Hitchcock: the early years (2000), a British documentary ; original footage from the 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 Francois Truffaut's 1962 audio interview with Hitchcock ; original production drawings.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
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.
39 steps (Motion picture : 1935)
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