The 39 steps

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From The Wizard of Oz to Top Hat – why the 1930s is my favourite film decade
Depression-era audiences escaped into a whirl of glamour, fantasy and monsters in a decade that ushered in Hollywood’s golden age

Alex von Tunzelmann

02, Apr, 2018 @5:00 AM

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Flying Scotsman: a journey in slow television
An hour-long television special of a real time train journey through England hopes to be ‘absorbing for its own sake’

Esther Addley

29, Dec, 2016 @7:00 AM

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My Favourite Hitchcock: The 39 Steps
Tony Paley: Before Psycho and North by Northwest, Hitchcock's 1935 thriller The 39 Steps was serving up some of cinema's most seminal moments. Here is a handful of highlights from the film

Tony Paley

26, Jul, 2012 @11:07 AM

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My favourite Hitchcock film: The 39 Steps by AL Kennedy

AL Kennedy explains how Hitchcock's 1935 thriller persuaded her that a relationship should begin with inexplicable kissing, running and shared peril

AL Kennedy

16, Jun, 2012 @11:03 PM

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My favourite film: Readers' comments – week five
We're picking out your finest responses to our My Favourite Film series, for which Guardian writers have selected the movies they go back to time and again. Here's a roundup of how you responded in week five, when the selections were Dead Poets Society, The Thing, Blow-Up, The 39 Steps, Little Shop of Horrors, Way Out West and Double Indemnity

Guardian film

29, Nov, 2011 @4:37 PM

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My favourite film: The 39 Steps

In our writers' favourite film series, Saptarshi Ray gets caught up in Alfred Hitchcock's 1935 web of intrigue

Saptarshi Ray

24, Nov, 2011 @11:24 AM

Philip French: The 39 Steps

Philip French: Hitchcock's marvellously inventive 1935 thriller is back on the wide screen in a new print

Philip French

12, Apr, 2008 @11:11 PM

The 39 Steps

Peter Bradshaw: Alfred Hitchcock's witty, daring and exuberant 1935 thriller

Peter Bradshaw

11, Apr, 2008 @8:25 AM

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