Event — New-York Historical Society

Film: “The 39 Steps” (1935)

Where: The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society

170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

When: Friday May 20, 2016, 7:00 pm

Bernard and Irene Schwartz Classic Film Series

Featuring: Ron Simon, Dale Gregory

Details: Join us for the New-York Historical Society’s film series, featuring opening remarks by notable directors, writers, actors, and historians. This series explores how film has tackled social conflict, morality, and the perennial struggles between right and wrong that are waged from the highest levels of government to the smallest local communities.

“The 39 Steps” (1935)

In one of Hitchcock’s first major films, an unsuspecting man gets caught up in an attempt to take down a dangerous spy ring. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Starring Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll. 87 min.

Remarks: Ron Simon is Curator of Television and Radio at the Paley Center for Media and an adjunct associate professor at Columbia University, New York University, and Hunter College, where he teaches courses on the history of media. Dale Gregory is New-York Historical’s Vice President for Public Programs.

Cost: Included with Museum Admission

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