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THE 39 STEPS


Title of the Film THE 39 STEPS
Alternative Titles THE THIRTY-NINE STEPS
English Titles .
Year of Release 1935
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 87
Length (in meters) 2385
Colour b/w
Genre Mystery, thriller
Based on/Source Eponymous novel by John Buchan
Production Companies Gaumont British Picture Corporation
Producer(s) Michael Balcon, Ivor Montagu
Director Alfred Hitchcock
Cast Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll, Godfrey Tearle, Peggy Ashcroft, Lucie Mannheim
Literature Sight and Sound, April 1935
Times, 6 June 1935
Observer, 6 June 1935 (C. A. Lejeune)
Film Weekly, 7 June 1935
Kinematograph Weekly, 13 June 1935
Jewish Chronicle, 14 June 1935
Spectator, 14 June 1935
Punch, 19 June 1935
Monthly Film Bulletin, June 1935
Cinema Quarterly, July 1935
London Mercury, July 1935
Photoplay, September 1935
Life and Letters To-day, September 1935
New York Times, 14 September 1935
Variety, 18 September 1935
New York Times, 22 September 1935
New Statesman and Nation, 22 June 1935
Jewish Chronicle, 15 November 1935
Picturegoer Weekly, 16 November 1935
Palestine Post, 10 November 1936
Mark Glancy: THE 39 STEPS. London: I.B. Tauris, 2003.
http://www.screenonline.org.uk/film/id/437995/index.html
Special notes Art director: Oscar Friedrich Werndorff
Costume designers: Joe Strassner, Marianne




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