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39 Steps

Group

39 Steps were a Canadian alternative rock/punk rock band from Montreal, Quebec best known for their single "Slip into the Crowd", a song by The 222s, which was performed in the Woody Allen film Hannah and Her Sisters in a scene set at CBGB's NYC.

Music

"39 Steps" is an album by guitarist John Abercrombie with pianist Marc Copland, bassist Drew Gress, and drummer Joey Baron recorded in 2013 and released on the ECM label.

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Google previewHitchcock, Second Edition (2012)

The Murderous Gaze by William Rothman

The 39 Steps is a fantasy or allegory about the condition of spectatorship. This expression of community is short‐lived. Heckling in the hall almost gets out of hand, and a fistfight breaks out. One of the most memorable images in the film is that ...

Google previewWhat's So Funny? (1998)

Humor in American Culture by Nancy A. Walker

But The 39 Steps is a heroic action performed by a non-heroic character; The General is a heroic action performed by a comic character. The General establishes a comic climate early and maintains it throughout the film. Gags define Buster ...

Google previewThe Comic Mind (1979)

Comedy and the Movies by Gerald Mast

But The 39 Steps is a heroic action performed by a non-heroic character; The General is a heroic action performed by a comic character. The General establishes a comic climate early and maintains it throughout the film. Gags define Buster ...

Google previewThe Alfred Hitchcock Encyclopedia (2016)

by Stephen Whitty

THE 39 STEPS n 445 it in SPELLBOUND, The Lost Weekend, and The Red House to dramatize dreamlike or disorienting moments. BERNARD HERRMANN's score for The Day the Earth Stood Still and DMITRITIOMKIN's for The Thing (From ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of British Spy Fiction (2016)

by Alan Burton

No less important and as influential as the novel was Alfred Hitchcock's British suspense film The 39 Steps made in 1935 and starring Robert Donat as Hannay. Hitchcock had eagerly read Buchan as a young man and absorbed the fast- paced ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Media and Communication (2013)

by Marcel Danesi

The 39 Steps (1935), The Lady ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Anglo-American Relations (2009)

by Sylvia Ellis

The 39 Steps (1935), and The ...

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They are taking steps, but they are baby steps. (Julius Erving)
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