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The Thirty Nine Steps (1978)

PG
102 min | Crime, History, Mystery

In March 1914, a mining engineer named Richard Hannay tries to prevent Prussian Agents from executing a political assassination designed to trigger World War I.
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Director
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Michael Robson (screenplay) | John Buchan (novel)
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John Coquillon (as John Coquillion)
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£1,500,000
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Release date
May 2, 1980 (United States)

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6.6 / 10 | 2,036 votes