The 39 Steps

Revealing mistake: The serial number of the autogyro has been reversed, showing that the stock shot has been reversed for effect.

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Revealing mistake: During Mr Memory's act at the beginning of the film, a woman asks, "Who was the last British heavyweight champion of the world?". As she is saying this, you can see the man sitting next to her mouthing her exact words.

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Revealing mistake: During Mr Memory's performance at the end of the film, he stops speaking and flinches before the shot is fired.

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Mistakes

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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