The 39 Steps

Continuity mistake: Hannay is talking to the milkman inside the door. Outside the door you can see across the street, the two guys walking down the sidewalk. A moment later, Hannay goes toward the door and now there's the milk wagon on the street right in front of the door. When Hannay pointed out the two guys across the street to the milkman, the milk wagon wasn't there and the milkman is inside with Hannay so he couldn't have pulled it up.

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Continuity mistake: When Hannay and Pamela are on the bed at the inn, Hannay asks Pamela to pass a nail file to him and you can see Hannay is about to take a bite of his sandwich. In the next shot, his hand with the sandwich is well away from his mouth.

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Continuity mistake: When Professor Jordan is speaking to Hannay, he draws out a revolver with his left hand, but when the Professor's wife leaves the room, we cut back to the Professor, and he now has the revolver in his right hand.

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Hannay is talking to the milkman inside the door. Outside the door you can see across the street, the two guys walking down the sidewalk. A moment later, Hannay goes toward the door and now there's the milk wagon on the street right in front of the door. When Hannay pointed out the two guys across the street to the milkman, the milk wagon wasn't there and the milkman is inside with Hannay so he couldn't have pulled it up.

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Trivia

Director Alfred Hitchcock has a cameo role in this film - he is seen tossing some litter as Richard and Annabella run from the music hall.

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