Thursdays at the Museum: The 39 Steps

(UK/1935—directed by Alfred Hitchcock) 

One of Alfred Hitchcock’s most entertaining and beloved early thrillers stars Robert Donat as a wrongfully accused murder suspect who finds himself pursued not only by the police, but also by a ruthless ring of spies – all while in the company of an unwilling young woman (Madeleine Carroll) who’s anxious to turn him in, despite their growing mutual attraction.

The many classic sequences include Donat and Carroll’s unromantic night together (while handcuffed) and the stunning finale, set in a packed house at the London Palladium. (86 min.)


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