AJ solves mystery of The 39 Steps!
Published: 17 Dec 2009 13:08
AJ Morton, a former Times columnist, has discovered the real-life location of The Thirty Niine Steps, the title of an adventure novel written by John Buchan and made famous worldwide in a film by Alfred Hitchcock.
AJ told the Times how he nearly missed out on unearthing the steps - which have inspired three Holywood films of the same title in 1935, 1959 and 1978.
See the full feature in the Times this week.