The 39 Steps
Buchan’s 1915 novel is hardly virgin territory for film-makers: there have been three big-screen versions, most notably one by Alfred Hitchcock. This both excites and terrifies the director of the new BBC film, James Hawes, during a break from filming in the highlands of Argyll. “There will undoubtedly be people who think it’s outrageous that we’ve remade it,” he says.
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