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Title The 39 steps [videorecording] / Janus Films ; ITV Studios Global Entertainment ; Gaumont-British Picture Corporation, Ltd. presents ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock ; adaptation, Charles Bennett.

Publication Info. [Irvington, New York] : Criterion Collection, [2012]

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Edition DVD special edition.
Description 1 videodisc (86 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (16 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
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Series Criterion collection ; 56
Criterion collection ; 56.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono; high definition digital restoration.
Language English dialogue; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Cast Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll, Lucie Mannheim, Godfrey Tearle, Peggy Ashcroft, John Laurie, Helen Haye, Franck Cellier.
Credits Photography, Bernard Knowles ; editor, D.N. Twist ; musical director, Louis Levy ; [producers, Michael Balcon, Ivor Montagu].
Note Adapted from the novel by John Buchan.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1935.
Summary The 39 Steps is a heart-racing spy story by Alfred Hitchcock, following Richard Hannay, who stumbles into a conspiracy that thrusts him 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 expected romance with the cool Pamela.
Contents Play the movie -- Chapters -- Commentary -- Supplements.
Note Special features: Audio commentary by Alfred Hitchcock scholar Marian Keane; Hitchcock: the early years (2000), a British documentary; original footage from broadcaster Mike Scott's 1966 TV interview with Hitchcock; complete broadcast of the 1937 Lux Radio Theatre adaptation; visual essay by Hitchcock scholar Leonard Leff; excerpts from Francois Truffaut's 1962 audio interview with Hitchcock; original production design drawings.
Accompanying booklet includes essay by film critic David Cairns.
Subject Buchan, John, 1875-1940 -- Film adaptations.
Hannay, Richard (Fictitious character) -- Drama.
Conspiracies -- Drama.
Espionage -- Drama.
Genre/Form Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Detective and mystery films.
Spy films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980, film director.
Balcon, Michael, 1896-1977, film producer.
Montagu, Ivor Goldsmid Samuel, 1904-1984, film producer.
Bennett, Charles, 1899-1995, screenwriter.
Donat, Robert, 1905-1958, actor.
Carroll, Madeleine, 1906-1987, actor.
Mannheim, Lucie, 1895-1976, actor.
Tearle, Godfrey, 1884-1953, actor.
Ashcroft, Peggy, 1907-1991, actor.
Laurie, John, 1897-1980, actor.
Haye, Helen, 1874-1957, actor.
Cellier, Frank, 1884-1948, actor.
Watson, Wylie, actor.
Knowles, Bernard, 1900-1975, director of photography.
Twist, Derek N., 1905-1979, editor of moving image work.
Levy, Louis, 1894-1957, musical director.
Cairns, David, 1967- writer of accompanying material.
Leff, Leonard J.
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Buchan, John, 1875-1940. Thirty-nine steps.
Janus Films.
ITV Studios.
Gaumont British Picture Corp., presenter.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Added Title Thirty-nine steps
Cover Title Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 steps
Added Title 39 steps (Motion picture : 1935)
ISBN 9781604656046
1604656042
Standard No. 715515096416
Music No. CC2161DDVD Criterion Collection

 
    
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