The 39 steps


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[Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [2012].
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (86 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.


General Note
Adapted from the novel by John Buchan.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1935.
General 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 Francois Truffaut's 1962 audio interview with Hitchcock; original production design drawings.
General Note
Accompanying booklet includes essay by film critic David Cairns.
Creation/Production Credits
Photographer, Bernard Knowles; editor, D.N. Twist; musical director, Louis Levy.
Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll, Lucie Mannheim, Godrey Tearle, Peggy Achcroft, John Laurie, Heleny Haye, Franck Cellier.
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.
System Details
DVD, NTSC, screen (1.33:1) presentation, high definition digital restoration; PCM mono.
Closed-captioned; English dialogue with optional English subtitles.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Hitchcock, A., Donat, R., Carroll, M., Mannheim, L., Tearle, G., Ashcroft, P., Laurie, J., Haye, H., Cellier, F., Watson, W., Bennett, C., Balcon, M., Montagu, I. G. S., Knowles, B., Twist, D. N., Levy, L., Buchan, J., & Leff, L. J. (2012). The 39 steps (Special ed.). Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Alfred Hitchcock et al.. 2012. The 39 Steps. Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Alfred Hitchcock et al.. The 39 Steps Criterion Collection, 2012.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Hitchcock, Alfred, et al. The 39 Steps Special ed., Criterion Collection, 2012.

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