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The 39 Steps (1935)

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86 min | Mystery, Thriller

A man in London tries to help a counter-espionage Agent. But when the Agent is killed, and the man stands accused, he must go on the run to save himself and stop a spy ring which is trying to steal top secret information.
Writers
John Buchan (adapted from the novel by) | Charles Bennett (adaptation) | Ian Hay (dialogue)
Cinematographer
Bernard Knowles (photography)
Editor
Derek N. Twist (as D.N. Twist)
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Budget
£ 60,000
Gross (World)
$ 51,711
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Release date
Aug 1, 1935 (United States)

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Robert Donat
Hannay Hannay   See fewer
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Lucie Mannheim
Miss Smith Miss Smith   See fewer
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Godfrey Tearle
Professor Jordan Professor Jordan   See fewer
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Peggy Ashcroft
Crofter's Wife Crofter's Wife   See fewer
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John Laurie
Crofter Crofter   See fewer
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Helen Haye
Mrs. Jordan Mrs. Jordan   See fewer
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Frank Cellier
The Sheriff The Sheriff   See fewer
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Wylie Watson
Memory Memory   See fewer
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Gus McNaughton
Commercial Traveller (as Gus Mac Naughton) Commercial Traveller (as Gus Mac Naughton)   See fewer
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Jerry Verno
Commercial Traveller Commercial Traveller   See fewer
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Ivor Barnard
Political Meeting Chairman (uncredited) Political Meeting Chairman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Bennett
Second Passerby Near the Bus (uncredited) Second Passerby Near the Bus (uncredited)   See fewer
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Noel Birkin
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Police Sergeant (uncredited) Police Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Matthew Boulton
Fake Police Officer (uncredited) Fake Police Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pat Hagate
M.C. Who Introduces Mr Memory (uncredited) M.C. Who Introduces Mr Memory (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alfred Hitchcock
Passerby Near the Bus (uncredited) Passerby Near the Bus (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carleton Hobbs
Fake Policeman #2 (uncredited) Fake Policeman #2 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Vida Hope
Usherette (uncredited) Usherette (uncredited)   See fewer
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Elizabeth Inglis
Pat, Professor Jordan's Daughter (uncredited) Pat, Professor Jordan's Daughter (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Knight
Detective at London Palladium (uncredited) Detective at London Palladium (uncredited)   See fewer
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Miles Malleson
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Quinton McPherson
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Frederick Piper
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Hilda Trevelyan
Innkeeper's Wife (uncredited) Innkeeper's Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Turnbull
Scottish Police Inspector (uncredited) Scottish Police Inspector (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.8 / 10 | 45,468 votes