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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