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The 39 Steps

This week’s old movie was Hitchcock’s 39 Steps (1935), which reminded me a lot of Ministry of Fear and North by Northwest, another Hitchcock film. Still 39 Steps is compelling and moves quickly as it shows a man who mistakenly gets caught up in spy intrigue and is innocent of a murder for which the police suspect him. 296 more words


Souvenirs: Mug, The 39 Steps, Criterion Theatre, Piccadilly Circus, London, 10/11/10.

came to the stage production of “The 39 Steps” by a rather circuitous route. I think the journey started with me watching Kenneth More’s sterling performance as Douglas Bader in the 1956 film “ 301 more words


The 39 Steps

We went to see the 39 Steps at the Twelfth Night Theatre on Friday night. I’d seen the play on West End a couple of years ago, and it had me falling out of my seat in tears of laughter.   409 more words


'The 39 Steps'

Being someone who calls 9pm bedtime (on a Friday evening no less), imagine my mild self-surprise when at 7.30pm I emerged from the tube, my eyes adjusting to the bright lights of Times Square. 488 more words