After a counterespionage agent is killed in London, a man is wrongfully accused of murder. On the run and in fear for his life, he becomes wrapped up in destroying an international spy ring. One of Hitchcock’s earlier outings, this thriller comes packed with stunning set pieces, bravura technique, and one of Hitchcock’s most exhilarating finales.
This film is part of a series shown in conjunction with the film course "Alfred Hitchcock: The Early Years" and will be introduced by its instructor, Andrew J. Douglas, Ph.D.
The 39 Steps runs for 1 hr 26 min in digital.