The 39 steps

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1 videodisc (86 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + e 1 booklet (16 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 19 cm). 
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General Note
Full screen (1.33:1).
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Adapted from the novel by John Buchan.
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Originally released as a motion picture in 1935.
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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.
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Accompanying booklet includes essay by film critic David Cairns.
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Director, Alfred Hitchcock ; producers, Michael Balcon, Iver Montagu ; adaptation, Charles Bennett
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Based on the novel by John Buchan
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Originally produced as a motion picture in 1935
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Includes an additional sound track of audio commentary by Marian Keane, Vintage Hitchcock (30 min.) from The art of film, the 1937 broadcast of the Lux Radio Theatre adaptation (60 min., Robert Montgomery and Ida Lupino, with an introduction by Cecil B. DeMille), original production designs, and other related materials
Creation/Production Credits
Photography, Bernard Knowles; editor, D.N. Twist; musical director, Louis Levy; [producers, Michael Balcon, Ivor Montagu].
Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll, Lucie Mannheim, Godfrey Tearle, Peggy Ashcroft, John Laurie, Helen 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; region 1; Dolby Digital mono; high definition digital restoration.
English dialogue with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

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

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