The 39 Steps is obviously one of the classic films of all time, regardless of it being a spy film, and much has been written about it and it’s director Alfred Hitchcock. It is the prototype of all the innocent bystander spy films. Many spy films use the classic wrong place at the wrong time scenario.
The Lightning Bug has written up a comprehensive review of the film – the first in a series of reviews looking at the work of Alfred Hitchcock – a little thing he calls ‘Hitchcock on the hump!’.
To head across to TLB’s lair, and read the review, click here.
Or alternatively, for those too lazy to visit ‘The Bug’ you can read the Permission To Kill review by clicking here.