The 39 Steps

(1935)

Overview

Canadian Richard Hannay, residing in London, meets secret agent Annabella Smith immediately following a shots fired incident. She asks to go home with him. Back at Hannay's flat the mysterious woman confides that she fears for her life and is on a critical mission relating to protecting state air ministry secrets. Later that night assassins murder her. Believed by the police to be her killer, Hannay is forced to go on the run and flees to Scotland in a desperate attempt to see Annabella's mission through before it's too late. Along the way he chances upon beautiful Pamela, who unwillingly becomes his accomplice in the mission.

  1. John Buchan

    Novel

  2. Alfred Hitchcock

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Robert Donat

    Robert Donat

    Richard Hannay

  2. Madeleine Carroll

    Madeleine Carroll

    Pamela

  3. Lucie Mannheim

    Lucie Mannheim

    Annabella Smith

  4. Godfrey Tearle

    Godfrey Tearle

    Professor Jordan

  5. Peggy Ashcroft

    Peggy Ashcroft

    The Crofter's Wife Margaret

Full Cast & Crew

The 39 Steps
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