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  • Dir. Alfred Hitchcock
  • UK
  • 1935
  • 86 min.
  • NR
  • 4K DCP
  • Assistive Listening
  • Hearing Loop

Part of Weekend Classics: Lovers on the Lam

Often cited as one of the best thrillers of the decade, Alfred Hitchcock’s 1935 film was an early solidification of what would be a long-standing reputation as the Master of Suspense. British diplomat Richard Hannay (Robert Donat) is vacationing in England when a terrified woman appears at his flat with a map in her hand and a knife in her back, muttering something about 39 steps, a conspiracy that thrusts Hannay 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 unexpected romance with the cool Pamela (Madeline Carroll). 

“THE 39 STEPS is a masterclass in propulsive narrative cinema that even today's so-called blockbuster auteurs should study.” —Times (UK)