The 39 Steps – Classic DVD Review

Each week FILMCLUB will be bringing you two reviews – a new DVD release and one of the classics that feature on the charity’s 4,000 strong catalogue.

And so you know exactly whether you’ll like it or not, the reviews come from kids just like you!

Below you can read the review of the classic film The 39 Steps by FILMCLUB member Samuel Wilson aged 13 from Woldgate College in York.

And if you fancy another review, then check out our full list of DVD reviews right here!

thirty_nine_stepsDo not be put off by the age of this film (now over 70 years old!) because if you are you are missing a huge treat. This film is AMAZING.

It is an action-packed mystery that will have you on the edge of your seat for the whole 86-minutes. The film features many brilliant chase scenes across the Scottish highlands, along trains and even on the Forth Rail Bridge.

There are lots of brilliant twists in the plot so you need to concentrate when watching this film.

The acting is great and you may recognise a very young John Laurie (actor of Private Fraser in the classic sitcom ‘Dad’s Army’) playing a very miserable Scotsman!

I highly recommend this film to all members. Definitely one of the best films ever made.

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

The 39 Steps (U) is out now on DVD

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