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The Thirty Nine Steps (1978 film)

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The Thirty Nine Steps is a British 1978 thriller film directed by Don Sharp, with screenplay by British playwright Michael Robson, based on the novel The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan. [1]

66 relations: Andrew Keir, Balkans, Big Ben, Christopher Headington, David Collings, David Warner (actor), Don Sharp, Donald Bisset, Donald Pickering, Ed Welch, Edward de Souza, Eric Porter, Film, Gambling, George Baker (actor), Germany, Greg Smith (film producer), Hannay (TV series), Harold Lloyd, ITV (TV network), James Garbutt, Jesus of Nazareth (miniseries), John Buchan, John Buchan, 2nd Baron Tweedsmuir, John Coquillon, John Grieve (actor), John Mills, John Normington, John Welsh (actor), Karen Dotrice, Kent, Kingdom of Greece, Michael Bilton, Miles Anderson, My Learned Friend, Palace of Westminster, Paul Jerricho, Paul McDowell (actor), Pinewood Studios, Prentis Hancock, Prussia, Richard Addinsell, Richard Hannay, Robert Flemyng, Robert Gillespie, Robert Powell, Ronald Pickup, Safety Last!, Scotland, Severn Valley Railway, ..., Sleeper agent, South Africa, St Pancras railway station, Strathallan, Stunt performer, The Rank Organisation, The Thirty-Nine Steps, Timothy West, Tony Steedman, Triple Entente, United Artists Records, Warsaw Concerto, Will Hay, William Squire, World war, World War I. Expand index (16 more) »

Andrew Keir

Andrew Keir (born Andrew Buggy, 3 April 19265 October 1997) was a Scottish actor, who appeared in a number of films made by Hammer Film Productions in the 1960s.

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Balkans

The Balkans, or the Balkan Peninsula, is a geographic area in southeastern Europe with various and disputed definitions.

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Big Ben

Big Ben is the nickname for the Great Bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London and is usually extended to refer to both the clock and the clock tower.

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Christopher Headington

Christopher Headington (28 April 1930 – 19 March 1996) was an English composer, musicologist, and pianist.

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David Collings

David Collings (born 4 June 1940) is an English actor.

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David Warner (actor)

David Hattersley Warner (born 29 July 1941) is an English actor who is known for playing both romantic leads and sinister or villainous characters across a range of media, including stage, film, animation, television and video games.

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Don Sharp

Donald Herman "Don" Sharp (19 April 192114 December 2011) was an Australian-born British film director.

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Donald Bisset

Donald Bisset (30 August 1910 – 10 August 1995), was an English actor.

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Donald Pickering

Donald Ellis Pickering (15 November 1933 – 19 December 2009) was an English actor.

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Ed Welch

Edward William Welch (born 22 October 1947) is an English television composer.

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Edward de Souza

Edward James de Souza (born 4 September 1932) is a British character actor and graduate of RADA, who is of Portuguese Indian and English descent.

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Eric Porter

Eric Richard Porter (8 April 192815 May 1995) was an English actor of stage, film and television.

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Film

A film, also called a movie, motion picture, moving pícture, theatrical film, or photoplay, is a series of still images that, when shown on a screen, create the illusion of moving images.

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Gambling

Gambling is the wagering of money or something of value (referred to as "the stakes") on an event with an uncertain outcome with the primary intent of winning money or material goods.

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George Baker (actor)

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Germany

Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.

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Greg Smith (film producer)

Gregory Ivor Smith (4 November 1939 – 19 February 2009) was a British film producer who had successes in the world of theatre and television.

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Hannay (TV series)

Hannay was a 1988 ITV television series, a spin-off from the 1978 film version of John Buchan's novel The Thirty-Nine Steps.

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Harold Lloyd

Harold Clayton Lloyd Sr. (April 20, 1893 – March 8, 1971) was an American actor, comedian, director, producer, screenwriter, and stunt performer who is best known for his silent comedy films.

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ITV (TV network)

ITV is a British commercial TV network.

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James Garbutt

James Garbutt (born 1925) is a British actor who has been active on television since the 1960s.

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Jesus of Nazareth (miniseries)

Jesus of Nazareth (Gesù di Nazareth) is a 1977 British-Italian television miniseries directed by Franco Zeffirelli and co-written by Zeffirelli, Anthony Burgess, and Suso Cecchi d'Amico which dramatises the birth, life, ministry, crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus.

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John Buchan

John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir, (26 August 1875 – 11 February 1940) was a Scottish novelist, historian, and Unionist politician who served as Governor General of Canada, the 15th since Canadian Confederation.

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John Buchan, 2nd Baron Tweedsmuir

John Norman Stuart Buchan, 2nd Baron Tweedsmuir CBE, CD, FRSE, FRSA (25 November 1911 – 20 June 1996), commonly called Johnnie Buchan, was a Scottish peer and the son of the novelist John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir.

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John Coquillon

John Coquillon (1930–1987) was a Dutch cinematographer.

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John Grieve (actor)

John Grieve (14 June 1924 – 21 January 2003) was a Scottish actor, best known as the engineer Macphail in the 1960s BBC adaptation of Neil Munro's Para Handy stories, Para Handy - Master Mariner (reprised in the 1970s in The Vital Spark).

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John Mills

Sir John Mills, (born Lewis Ernest Watts Mills, 22 February 190823 April 2005) was an English actor who appeared in more than 120 films in a career spanning seven decades.

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John Normington

John Normington (28 January 1937 – 26 July 2007) was an English actor who appeared widely on British television from the 1960s until the year of his death.

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John Welsh (actor)

John Welsh (7 November 1914 in Wexford – 21 April 1985 in London) was an Irish actor.

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Karen Dotrice

Karen Dotrice (born 9 November 1955) is a British actress, known primarily for her role as Jane Banks in Walt Disney's feature film adaptation of the Mary Poppins book series.

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Kent

Kent is a county in South East England and one of the home counties.

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Kingdom of Greece

The Kingdom of Greece (Greek: Βασίλειον τῆς Ἑλλάδος) was a state established in 1832 at the Convention of London by the Great Powers (the United Kingdom, Kingdom of France and the Russian Empire).

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Michael Bilton

Michael Bilton (14 December 1919 – 5 November 1993) was an English actor best known for his roles in the British television sitcoms To the Manor Born (playing the gardener and sometime butler Ned) and Waiting for God (playing Basil, a septuagenarian satyr).

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Miles Anderson

Miles Anderson (born 23 October 1947) is a Zimbabwean stage and television actor, who has appeared in television serials both in the United Kingdom, and North America.

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My Learned Friend

My Learned Friend is a 1943 British, black-and-white, comedy, farce, directed by Basil Dearden with his regular collaborator, Will Hay, as the film's star in the role of William Fitch.

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Palace of Westminster

The Palace of Westminster is the meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of Lords, the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Paul Jerricho

Paul Jerricho (born 18 November 1948) is a British actor.

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Paul McDowell (actor)

Paul William McDowell (15 August 1931 – 2 May 2016) was an English actor and writer who appeared in numerous television productions over a 40-year period.

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Pinewood Studios

Pinewood Studios is a British film and television studio located in Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, about from Slough, from Uxbridge, and approximately west of central London.

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Prentis Hancock

Prentis Hancock (born 14 May 1942) is a British actor, best known for his television roles.

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Prussia

Prussia (Preußen) was a historically prominent German state that originated in 1525 with a duchy centred on the region of Prussia.

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Richard Addinsell

Richard Stewart Addinsell (13 January 190414 November 1977) was an English composer, best known for film music, primarily his Warsaw Concerto, composed for the 1941 film Dangerous Moonlight (also known under the later title Suicide Squadron).

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Richard Hannay

Major-General Sir Richard Hannay, KCB, OBE, DSO, Legion of Honour, is a fictional character created by Scottish novelist John Buchan and further made popular by the 1935 Alfred Hitchcock film The 39 Steps (and other later film adaptations), very loosely based on Buchan's 1915 novel of the same name.

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Robert Flemyng

Robert Flemyng, OBE, MC (3 January 1912 – 22 May 1995) was an English film and stage actor.

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Robert Gillespie

Robert James Gillespie (born 9 November 1933 in Lille, France) is a British actor, director and writer.

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Robert Powell

Robert Powell (born 1 June 1944) is an English television and film actor, best known for the title role in Jesus of Nazareth (1977) and as the fictional secret agent Richard Hannay.

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Ronald Pickup

Ronald Alfred Pickup (born 7 June 1940) is an English actor who has been active in television and film since 1964.

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Safety Last!

Safety Last! is a 1923 American silent romantic comedy film starring Harold Lloyd.

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Scotland

Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

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Severn Valley Railway

The Severn Valley Railway is a heritage railway in Shropshire and Worcestershire, England.

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Sleeper agent

A sleeper agent is a spy who is placed in a target country or organization not to undertake an immediate mission but to act as a potential asset if activated.

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South Africa

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.

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St Pancras railway station

St Pancras railway station, also known as London St Pancras and officially since 2007 as St Pancras International, is a central London railway terminus located on Euston Road in the London Borough of Camden.

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Strathallan

Strathallan is the strath of the Allan Water in Scotland.

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Stunt performer

A stunt performer, often referred to as a stuntman, stuntwoman, or daredevil, is a trained professional who performs stunts, often as a career.

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The Rank Organisation

The Rank Organisation was a British entertainment conglomerate founded by industrialist J. Arthur Rank in April 1937.

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The Thirty-Nine Steps

The Thirty-Nine Steps is an adventure novel by the Scottish author John Buchan.

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Timothy West

Timothy Lancaster West, CBE (born 20 October 1934) is an English film, stage and television actor, with more than fifty years of varied work in the business.

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Tony Steedman

Anthony Francis Steedman (21 August 1927 – 4 February 2001) was an English character actor, perhaps best known for roles in British TV drama series of the 1970s and 1980s and for his role as Socrates in Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure.

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Triple Entente

The Triple Entente (from French entente "friendship, understanding, agreement") refers to the understanding linking the Russian Empire, the French Third Republic, and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland after the signing of the Anglo-Russian Entente on 31 August 1907.

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United Artists Records

United Artists Records was a record label founded by Max E. Youngstein of United Artists in 1957 to issue movie soundtracks.

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Warsaw Concerto

The Warsaw Concerto is a short work for piano and orchestra by Richard Addinsell, written for the 1941 British film Dangerous Moonlight, which is about the Polish struggle against the 1939 invasion by the German Nazis.

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Will Hay

Hay in ''The Ghost of St. Michael's'' (1941) William Thomson Hay (6 December 1888 – 18 April 1949) was an English comedian, actor, author, film director and amateur astronomer who came to notice for his theatrical sketch as a jocular schoolmaster, known as Dr.

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William Squire

William Squire (29 April 1917 – 3 May 1989) was a Welsh actor of stage, film and television.

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World war

A world war, is a large-scale war involving many of the countries of the world or many of the most powerful and populous ones.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Thirty_Nine_Steps_(1978_film)

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