Although my focus has been American movies, I wanted to include some major foreign films during the course of this project. To conclude 1935, I watched something British and something German.
the 39 steps
Alfred Hitchcock directs this thriller about a wrongly accused man who finds himself flung into a international conspiracy of spies. The troubles of our hero Richard Hannay, about whom we know only that he is Canadian, begin at a London music hall. When a gun goes off in the theater, Hannay allows a frightened woman to come home with him. An easy-going host, Hannay becomes intrigued as the mysteriously Slavic “Annabelle Smith” tells him about her work as an agent. She is a haunted and hunted woman. When she wakes him in the middle of the night with a knife in her back and a map in her hand, Hannay gives himself only one option: to…
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