The 39 Steps

Lists: Thriller, Mystery

Brief Synopsis: "The 39 Steps is one of Alfred Hitchcock’s masterpieces. A romantic thriller that revolves around a Canadian tourist visiting London who gets caught in the middle of a murder plot that has police and the secret service after him. A classic Hitchcock of romance mixed with adventure and picturesque scenes."

Overall Ranking: 1114 (Rank from 1935: # 2)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 33.33%
Regular 33.33%
Half-Popped 33.33%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Cinephile Catherine97
Jay of Life Vs Film70(full review)
David Baruffi61

People Involved

  • Robert Donat (Richard Hannay)
  • Madeleine Carroll (Pamela)
  • Lucie Mannheim (Annabelle Smith)
  • Godfrey Tearle (Professor Jordan)
  • Helen Haye (Mrs. Louisa Jordan)
  • Peggy Ashcroft (Margaret Crofter)
  • John Laurie (John Crofter)
  • Frank Cellier (Sheriff Watson)
  • Wylie Watson (Mr. Memory)
  • Peggy Simpson (Mr. Jordans Maid)
  • Elizabeth Inglis (Patricia Jordan)
  • Frederick Piper (The Milkman)
  • Hilda Trevelyan (Innkeepers Wife)
  • Alfred Hitchcock (Director)

  • Included in Achievement Trios...

  • Hitchcock Suspense Take 3