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#313 The 39 Steps

(1935, Alfred Hitchcock)

“I know what it is to feel lonely and helpless and to have the whole world against me, and those are things that no men or women ought to feel” 738 more words

Movies

Hitchcock live and in 3-D: from film into theatre

It’s the perfect place for a vintage entertainment: The show that opens Wednesday night at the Fort Edmonton’s elegantly restored Capitol Theatre, a gem of 1929 provenance, gathers a trio of  early films by the master of cinematic suspense, Alfred Hitchcock. 174 more words

Stagestruck

John Buchan

Author Rating: A

The Thirty-Nine Steps (read 9/6/2014)

First published as a magazine serial in the last half of 1915, this is the first of five novels featuring Richard Hannay, adventure hero. 180 more words

Book Review

Three Old-School Thrillers That I Read Last Week

Modern thrillers have a lot going for them, but there is nothing more refreshing than an old-school, no-holds-barred tale of political intrigue, corruption, and murder.  Authors who wrote in previous decades have the luxury of avoiding compliance with our modern sensibilities. 535 more words

The 39 Steps (a "Better Know Your Hitchcock!" movie review)

The 39 Steps is a 1935 Alfred Hitchcock spy movie and the subject of today’s Better Know Your Hitchcock! Like many Hitchcock movies, the flick is loosely based on a novel of the same name. 259 more words

Movie Reviews

The Men of Buffalo: James Russell Cooper

Seven Questions with James Russell Cooper (Paul)

1. What was your first role?
I remember playing playing Sequoyah in an elementary school production. I don’t really remember the grade, I just remember that he developed the written Cherokee alphabet. 630 more words

Moon Over Buffalo