The Thirty Nine Steps
- 1 hr 42 min
The action in this British thriller takes place in London just prior to the start of World War I. Richard Hannay, a mining engineer from South Africa who is visiting Britain, soon finds himself involved in international intrigue when he is approached by Colonel Scudder and told about a murder plot involving a foreign dignitary. But after Scudder is found murdered, Hannay finds himself framed for the murder. He must flee to Scotland as he tries to clear his name as well as stop the murder plot Scudder told him about, with secret agents hot on his trail.