This is a 1935 British spy-thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock, loosely based on the 1915 adventure novel "The Thirty-Nine Steps" by John Buchan.
Richard Hannay becomes caught up in preventing an organization of spies called "The 39 Steps" from stealing British military secrets.
After being mistakenly accused of the murder of a counter-espionage agent, Hannay goes on the run to Scotland with an attractive woman in the hopes of stopping the spy ring and clearing his name.
In the middle of the film, Hannay is shot in the chest with a revolver at close range, and a long fade out suggests that he has been killed.
Suddenly, however, he appears alive.
This is nonsense!
What an ill-contrived trick!
In any case, it is an good entertaining piece with some funny moments while the young couple are on the run.

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