Added by on 2016-04-16


Action / Drama / Thriller  (1939)  67 minutes ~ Black & White


The head of the cipher bureau, Phillip Waring, is about to marry his secretary, Helen Lane, when he is informed that the state department has discovered a message that must be decoded. With the information given, Waring and his assistant, Lieutenant Murdock, investigate but their every move seems to be known to their alien adversaries. Helen discovers that Arlie Johnson, interpreter for the bureau is the real leader of the spy ring but, before she can relay the information, she falls into the hands of Johnson and his spy-ring henchmen.

Director:  Charles Lamont

Writers:  Arthur Hoerl (original screenplay), Arthur Hoerl (based on characters by), Monroe Shaff (based on characters by)

Stars:  Leon Ames, Charlotte Wynters, Adrienne Ames


Action, Drama, Thriller