The 39 steps
- DVD MYSTERY/SUSPENSE (CEN)
Full screen version.
English dialogue; subtitled for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll, Lucie Mannheim, Godfrey Tearle, Peggy Ashcroft, John Laurie, Helen Haye, Frank Cellier, Wylie Watson.
[Chicago, IL] : Criterion Collection, 1999.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1935.
Based on novel by John Buchan.
Special features: audio commentary by Hitchcock scholar Marian Keene; the complete 1937 broadcast of the "Lux Radio Theatre" adaptation, performed by Robert Montgomery and Ida Lupino; "The art of film: Vintage Hitchcock"; a Janus Films documentary detailing the director's British period; excerpts from the 1935 press book; original production design drawings.
Follows the escapades of Richard Hanney, who stumbles into a conspiracy that involves him in a hectic chase across the Scottish moors.