Browsing the archives for the Richard Hannay tag

The Thirty Nine Steps (1978)

Country: United Kingdom Director: Don Sharp Starring: Robert Powell, David Warner, John Mills, Eric Porter, Karen Dotrice, George Baker, William Squire, Timothy West Music:Ed Welch Based on the novel by John Buchan Because Alfred Hitchcock’s version of The 39 Steps is considered one of the greatest movies of all time – a point of view […]

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The 39 Steps (1959)

Country: United Kingdom Director: Ralph Thomas Starring: Kenneth More, Taina Elg, Brenda De Banzie, Reginald Beckwith, Faith Brook, Michael Goodliffe, James Hayter, Sid James Music: Clifton Parker Based loosely on the novel by John Buchan (and the film by Alfred Hitchcock). Some people do not like the films of producer Betty E. Box, and director […]

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Hannay: The Terrors of the Earth

Country: United Kingdom Director: Ken Hannan Starring: Robert Powell, Gavin Richards, Alex Kingston, Frank Moorey, Jonathan Oliver Music: Denis King Based on characters created by John Buchan The Terrors of the Earth is the second episode of the second season of Thames Hannay television series – (or the eighth episode – there were thirteen made […]

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Slash and Burn

Author: Matt Hilton Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton Release Year: 2010 Slash and Burn is the third novel in Matt Hilton’s Joe Hunter series following on from Dead Men’s Dust and Judgement and Wrath. Is Joe Hunter a spy? No, but that brings up an interesting question. What constitutes a spy story. If you’ll forgive me […]

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Hannay: The Fellowship Of The Black Stone (1988)

Country: United Kingdom Director: David Giles Starring: Robert Powell, Charles Gray, Gavin Richards, David Waller, Christopher Scoular, Dominique Barnes, Davyd Harries Music: Denis King Based on characters by John Buchan I did a quick overview of the Hannay series a few years back, but I thought it was worth going back and looking at a […]

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Hannay (1988-89)

TV Series: 13 Episodes Directors: David Giles, Guy Slater, Jeremy Summers. Starring: Robert Powell, Charles Gray, Gavin Richards Christopher Scoular Based on characters created by John Buchan Who is Hannay? Richard Hannay was a character created by John Buchan, and first appeared in the book The Thirty Nine Steps. He subsequently appeared in further adventures […]

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