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The 39 steps [videorecording] / Gaumont British Picture Corporation, Ltd. presents ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock.

Contributor Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980, director.

Imprint:[Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, c[2012].

Description1 videodisc (86 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.

Note:Adapted from the novel by John Buchan.

Note:Originally released as a motion picture in 1935.

Note:Special features: Audio commentary by Alfred Hitchcock scholar Marian Keane; Hitchcock: the early years (2000), a British documentary; original footage from 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 Francios Truffaut's 1962 audio interview with Hitchcock; original production design drawings.

Note: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 Scotish moors. A chase in which he is both the pursuer and the pursued, as well into an expected romance with the cool Pamela

Note : PerformerRobert Donat, Madeleine Carroll, Lucie Mannheim, Godrey Tearle, Peggy Achcroft, John Laurie, Heleny Haye, Franck Cellier

System Details NotesDVD, NTSC, screen (1.33:1) presentation, high defination digital restoration; PCM mono.


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Buchan, John, 1875-1940. Thirty-nine steps.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
The thirty-nine steps.
Series Statement
Criterion Collection 56
Buhl Library Video Collection.
Buchan, John, 1875-1940 -- Film adaptations.
Hannay, Richard (Fictious character) -- Drama.
Conspiracies -- Drama.
Espionage -- Drama.
Index Term - Genre/Form
Thrillers (Motion picture)
Detective and mystery films.
Spy films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Series Added Entry-Uniform title
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) 56.