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The 39 steps

The 39 steps

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Published by Criterion Collection in U.S .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementdirected by Alfred Hitchcock.
SeriesThe Criterion Collection -- 56
ContributionsHitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980., Donat, Robert, 1905-1958., Carroll, Madeleine.
The Physical Object
FormatVideorecording
Pagination1 videodisc (DVD) (86minutes)
Number of Pages86
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15969515M
ISBN 100780021967

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