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Reading the Collections, Week 8: John Buchan, The 39 Steps

The first time I came across The 39 Steps I was in London with my family. We were in Piccadilly Circus and thanks to my aunt I ended up watching one of the most entertaining plays I have seen in my life. 641 more words

Rare Book Collection


I’ve been spending a lot of time lately planning scenography, props and costume for a theatre production a friend of mine is directing. It’s called The 39 Steps and is a play adapted from a 1915 novel and a 1935 film by Alfred Hitchcock. 101 more words

Costume Design

‘The 39-Steps’ Opens at Union Square Theatre this April

Next month, The 39 Steps, which last ran on Broadway 2010, will open Off-Broadway at the Union Square Theatre on East 17th Street. The 39 Steps… 62 more words


The 39 Steps (1935) – Alfred Hitchcock (Niall McArdle)

Summary: An innocent man is wanted for murder and drawn into a web of intrigue after foreign spies try to smuggle military secrets out of the country. 1,215 more words


How to Tell if Your Prisoner is Too Smart for You

Dear Movie Villains:

Becoming an Evil Villain is largely a matter of trial and error. As far we know, there is no correspondence course to guide you in becoming a dastardly mastermind. 621 more words


The Intel: Christopher Lowery

The great thing about crime fiction is that it takes you into the nooks and crannies of history, throwing up strange truths about places in the world that you thought you knew all about. 993 more words


Genre Grandeur - The 39 Steps (1935) - Film Grimoire

For the next review for this month’s Genre Grandeur – British Thrillers, here’s a review from Anna of Film Grimoire of the British Thriller – The 39 Steps (1935) 785 more words

Genre Grandeur

Anna (Film Grimoire) reblogged this and commented:

With each month comes the selection of a great new genre for Movierob's Genre Grandeur blogathon - this time, the genre is British thrillers, a genre which is filled to the brim with many and varied excellent films. I chose Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps (1935), and so far there are lots of other great reviews to read as well!