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The 39 Steps

The 39 Steps

Handcuffed to the girl who double-crossed him
Jun 06, 1935 1h 26m
7.4
594 votes

Synopsis

Richard Hanney has a rude awakening when a glamorous female spy falls into his bed -- with a knife in her back. Having a bit of trouble explaining it all to Scotland Yard, he heads for the hills of Scotland to try to clear his name by locating the spy ring known as "The 39 Steps."

Title The 39 Steps
Companies Gaumont-British Picture Corporation
Countries United Kingdom
Keywords london, england, scotland, falsely accused, scotland yard, secret agent, train ride, noir, murder, conspiracy, on the run, fugitive, moor (terrain), handcuffed, campaign speech, college professor, memorization, government secrets, runaway couple, posing as newlyweds, suspicious husband, london palladium
Robert Donat

Robert Donat

Richard Hannay
Lucie Mannheim

Lucie Mannheim

Annabella Smith
Godfrey Tearle

Godfrey Tearle

Professor Jordan
Peggy Ashcroft

Peggy Ashcroft

The Crofter's Wife Margaret
John Laurie

John Laurie

John the Crofter
Helen Haye

Helen Haye

Louisa Jordan
Frank Cellier

Frank Cellier

Sheriff Watson
Wylie Watson

Wylie Watson

Mr. Memory
Gus McNaughton

Gus McNaughton

Salesman on the Flying Scotsman
Jerry Verno

Jerry Verno

Salesman on the Flying Scotsman
Peggy Simpson

Peggy Simpson

The Jordans' Maid
Matthew Boulton

Matthew Boulton

Fake Police Officer (uncredited)
Pat Hagate

Pat Hagate

M.C. Who Introduces Mr. Memory (uncredited)
Alfred Hitchcock

Alfred Hitchcock

Man Walking Past Bus (uncredited)
Carleton Hobbs

Carleton Hobbs

Fake Police Officer (uncredited)
Elizabeth Inglis

Elizabeth Inglis

Professor Jordan's Daughter Pat (uncredited)
Quinton McPherson

Quinton McPherson

Clergyman on the Flying Scotsman (uncredited)
Frederick Piper

Frederick Piper

The Milkman (uncredited)
Hilda Trevelyan

Hilda Trevelyan

The Innkeeper's Wife (uncredited)