Video/Film , DVD in English

The 39 steps

Janus Films ; ITV Studios Global Entertainment ; Gaumont-British Picture Corporation, Ltd. presents ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock.
  • [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2012]
  • 1 videodisc (86 min.) : sound, b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • DVD, NTSC, screen (1.33:1) presentation, high definition digital restoration; PCM mono.
Also known as
Credits
  • Photographer, Bernard Knowles; editor, D.N. Twist; musical director, Louis Levy; producers, Michael Balcon, Iver Montagu; adaptation, Charles Bennett ; continuity, Alma Reville.
Performers
  • Cast: Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll, Lucie Mannheim, Godrey Tearle, Peggy Achcroft, John Laurie, Heleny Haye, Franck Cellier.
Subjects
Genre
  • Thrillers (Motion pictures)
  • Detective and mystery films.
  • Spy films.
  • Fiction films.
  • Film adaptations.
  • Feature films.
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Series
Summary
  • 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 as into an expected romance with the cool Pamela.
Other information
  • Adapted from the novel by John Buchan.
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1935.
  • 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.
  • Accompanying booklet includes essay by film critic David Cairns.
  • Language: English dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Publisher's number
  • CC2161DDVD Criterion Collection
ISBN
  • 9781604656046
  • 1604656042
Identifying numbers
  • UPC: 715515096416
  • OCLC: 795250401
  • OCLC: 795250401