Genre Grandeur: The 39 Steps (1935)

With each month comes the selection of a great new genre for Movierob‘s Genre Grandeur blogathon – this time, the genre is British thrillers, a genre which is filled to the brim with many and varied excellent films. I chose Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps (1935), and so far there are lots of other great reviews to read as well!


For the next review for this month’s Genre Grandeur – British Thrillers, here’s a review from Anna of Film Grimoire of the British Thriller – The 39 Steps (1935)

Thanks again to Emma from for choosing this month’s genre

Next month’s Genre, chosen by Justine of Justine’s movie blog is Coming of Age movies. To participate, send me your review to by 22nd Feb.  Thanks to Justine for a great choice.

Let’s see what Anna thought of this movie…


Genre Grandeur – British Thrillers: The 39 Steps (1935)

Directed by the one and only Alfred Hitchcock and adapted from the book by John Buchan, The 39 Steps (1935) is a British thriller in every sense of the term. The 39 Steps follows one Richard Hannay (Robert Donat) and his adventures in mistaken identity. After a beautiful counter-espionage agent is killed in suspicious circumstances, Hannay takes it upon himself…

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  1. thanks for taking part Anna!

    1. Thanks heaps Rob, such a great genre! 😀

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