The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan. Penguin Books, 1956 edition, cover illustration by Stephen Russ.

'The Thirty-Nine Steps' by John Buchan, Penguin Books, 1956 - cover illustration by Stephen Russ. Read long ago, revisited, still remembered.

The 39 Steps 1935 British poster he 39 Steps is a 1935 British thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Robert Donat and Madeleine Carroll. Loosely based on the 1915 adventure novel The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan, the film is about a man in London who tries to help a counter-espionage agent prevent an organisation of spies called The 39 Steps from stealing top secret information.

Original British film poster, The 39 Steps British thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. The film stars Robert Donat and Madeleine Carroll.

The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan ; With a colour frontispiece and line drawings in the text by Edward Ardizzone.

The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan ; With a colour frontispiece and line drawings in the text by Edward Ardizzone

The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan ; With a colour frontispiece and line drawings in the text by Edward Ardizzone.

The Thirty-Nine Steps is a perennial favourite for movie adaptations, having been dramatised many times for film, television, radio and theatre. The most famous adaptation is Alfred Hitchcock’s 1935 version. Hitchcock took the original conspiracy thriller and turned it into a romantic comedy-thriller.

The Thirty-Nine Steps is a perennial favourite for movie adaptations, having been dramatised many times for film, television, radio and theatre. The most famous adaptation is Alfred Hitchcock’s 1935 version. Hitchcock took the original conspiracy thriller and turned it into a romantic comedy-thriller.

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The Thirty-Nine Steps (1978)

With Robert Powell, David Warner, Eric Porter, Karen Dotrice. In March 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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