"The 39 Steps" quotes

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Richard Hanney has a rude awakening when a glamorous female spy falls into his bed -- with a knife in her back. Having a bit of trouble explaining it all to Scotland Yard, he heads for the hills of Scotland to try to clear his name by locating the spy ring known as "The 39 Steps."

Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Writer: John Buchan, Charles Bennett, Ian Hay
Production: N/A
Year: 1935
MetaScore: 93/100
ImdbRating: 7.6
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 31 Jul 1935
Awards: 1 win & 1 nomination

56 Clips

You little idiot Don't talk to me like that - The 39 Steps 00:06 You little idiot Don't talk to me like that Am I right sir Quite right old chap - The 39 Steps 00:06 Am I right sir Quite right old chap We're going in there and you will back me up in everything I say or do - The 39 Steps 00:09 We're going in there and you will back me up in everything I... Well I'm afraid I'm guilty of leading you down the garden path - The 39 Steps 00:13 Well I'm afraid I'm guilty of leading you down the garden... We're not so daft in Scotland as some smart Londoners think - The 39 Steps 00:10 We're not so daft in Scotland as some smart Londoners think Why are you doing this What chance have you got tied to me - The 39 Steps 00:13 Why are you doing this What chance have you got tied to me Right to the funny bone now tell me another one - The 39 Steps 00:09 Right to the funny bone now tell me another one Your jackets terrible light coloured I'm afraid they'll see you - The 39 Steps 00:08 Your jackets terrible light coloured I'm afraid they'll see... What about you I'll say I couldn't stop you - The 39 Steps 00:07 What about you I'll say I couldn't stop you How do you do Forgive the orgy we've all been to church - The 39 Steps 00:07 How do you do Forgive the orgy we've all been to church Looking for a job - The 39 Steps 00:10 Looking for a job Well if that isn't the blasted limit What's the matter now - The 39 Steps 00:26 Well if that isn't the blasted limit What's the matter now What Woman murdered in West End flat - The 39 Steps 00:09 What Woman murdered in West End flat For one thing They're much prettier than they were twenty years ago - The 39 Steps 00:44 For one thing They're much prettier than they were twenty... Broad minded old geezer - The 39 Steps 00:06 Broad minded old geezer Will you not come in Thank you - The 39 Steps 00:07 Will you not come in Thank you Would you think me very troublesome if I asked for something to eat - The 39 Steps 00:16 Would you think me very troublesome if I asked for something... What did they say A lot of stuff about the 39 steps - The 39 Steps 00:13 What did they say A lot of stuff about the 39 steps So listen to a bit of advice - The 39 Steps 00:13 So listen to a bit of advice Now dearie off with that wet skirt I'll have it dried in the kitchen - The 39 Steps 00:20 Now dearie off with that wet skirt I'll have it dried in the... How do you come out of that I don't know how innocent you may be - The 39 Steps 00:16 How do you come out of that I don't know how innocent you... Aye I might have known - The 39 Steps 00:09 Aye I might have known Are the 39 Steps in Scotland - The 39 Steps 00:09 Are the 39 Steps in Scotland May I come home with you - The 39 Steps 00:11 May I come home with you Unwashed and shiny - The 39 Steps 00:11 Unwashed and shiny What about him I'll soon fix that - The 39 Steps 00:04 What about him I'll soon fix that I've never been to Glasgow but I've been to Edinburgh and London - The 39 Steps 00:17 I've never been to Glasgow but I've been to Edinburgh and... Is it true that all the ladies paint their toenails - The 39 Steps 00:05 Is it true that all the ladies paint their toenails I suppose your name isn't really Smith - The 39 Steps 00:08 I suppose your name isn't really Smith Do you want to know more about me - The 39 Steps 00:15 Do you want to know more about me Some of them Do London ladies look beautiful - The 39 Steps 00:26 Some of them Do London ladies look beautiful Meanwhile what are you going to do First I'll eat my haddock Then - The 39 Steps 00:12 Meanwhile what are you going to do First I'll eat my haddock... I am here to save a secret from being divulged - The 39 Steps 00:13 I am here to save a secret from being divulged His Sunday best one But never mind They mustn't see you - The 39 Steps 00:06 His Sunday best one But never mind They mustn't see you I ask your candidate and all those who love their fellow men - The 39 Steps 00:29 I ask your candidate and all those who love their fellow men Henry Hopkinson - The 39 Steps 00:12 Henry Hopkinson Am I right sir Quite right old chap - The 39 Steps 00:03 Am I right sir Quite right old chap How far is Winnipeg from Montreal - The 39 Steps 00:19 How far is Winnipeg from Montreal What are The 39 Steps - The 39 Steps 00:04 What are The 39 Steps The 39 Steps is an organisation of spies - The 39 Steps 00:09 The 39 Steps is an organisation of spies What won the Cup in 1926 - The 39 Steps 00:14 What won the Cup in 1926 Ladies and Gentleman - The 39 Steps 00:16 Ladies and Gentleman Are you married - The 39 Steps 00:05 Are you married Have you ever heard of the 39 Steps - The 39 Steps 00:06 Have you ever heard of the 39 Steps And this bullet stuck among the hymns - The 39 Steps 00:10 And this bullet stuck among the hymns What are we stopping for - The 39 Steps 00:07 What are we stopping for You're not at home - The 39 Steps 00:06 You're not at home Of the 20 million women in this Island I've got to be chained to you - The 39 Steps 00:06 Of the 20 million women in this Island I've got to be... Mysterious woman pursued by gunmen - The 39 Steps 00:22 Mysterious woman pursued by gunmen Ladies and Gentlemen I apologise for my hesitation in rising - The 39 Steps 00:15 Ladies and Gentlemen I apologise for my hesitation in rising And those are things that no men or women ought to feel - The 39 Steps 00:09 And those are things that no men or women ought to feel That's better Now are your feet quite warm again - The 39 Steps 00:31 That's better Now are your feet quite warm again Now let's make ourselves as comfortable as possible - The 39 Steps 00:23 Now let's make ourselves as comfortable as possible What's the idea - The 39 Steps 00:23 What's the idea How old is Mae West - The 39 Steps 00:15 How old is Mae West Out for adventure - The 39 Steps 00:11 Out for adventure

Cast

Hannay - Robert Donat
Miss Smith - Lucie Mannheim
Professor Jordan - Godfrey Tearle
Crofter's Wife - Peggy Ashcroft
Crofter - John Laurie
Mrs. Jordan - Helen Haye
The Sheriff - Frank Cellier
Memory - Wylie Watson
Commercial Traveller (as Gus Mac Naughton) - Gus McNaughton
Commercial Traveller - Jerry Verno
Political Meeting Chairman - Ivor Barnard
Second Passerby Near the Bus - Charles Bennett
Minor Role - Noel Birkin
Police Sergeant - Ex-Det. Sergt. Bishop
Palladium Doorman - Wallace Bosco
Fake Police Officer - Matthew Boulton
M.C. Who Introduces Mr Memory - Pat Hagate
Passerby Near the Bus - Alfred Hitchcock
Fake Policeman #2 - Carleton Hobbs
Usherette - Vida Hope
Pat, Professor Jordan's Daughter - Elizabeth Inglis
Detective at London Palladium - James Knight
Palladium Manager - Miles Malleson
Clergyman on the Flying Scotsman - Quinton McPherson
The Milkman - Frederick Piper
Audience Member at Political Meeting - John Rae
Innkeeper's Wife - Hilda Trevelyan
Scottish Police Inspector - John Turnbull
Scotland Yard Man - S.J. Warmington