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The Master Key (1945 serial)

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Produced by  Morgan Cox
Duration  
Country  United States
6.8/10 IMDb

Genre  Action, Drama
Editors  Alvin Todd, Ace Herman
Language  English
The Master Key (1945 serial) movie poster
Director  Lewis D. Collins Ray Taylor
Writer  Jack Natteford, Dwight V. Babcock, Joseph ODonnell, George H. Plympton, Ande Lamb
Release date  1945
Directors  Ray Taylor, Lewis D. Collins
Genres  Action Film, Spy film, Adventure Film, Black-and-white
Cast  Milburn Stone (Agent Tom Brant), Jan Wiley (Janet Lowe), Dennis Moore (Jack Ryan), Addison Richards (Gerhard Doenitz / Garret Donahue), Byron Foulger (Prof. Elwood Henderson), Maris Wrixon (Dorothy Newton)
Related Ray Taylor movies  Milburn Stone appears in The Master Key and The Royal Mounted Rides Again, Jungle Queen (1945), Milburn Stone appears in The Master Key and The Great Alaskan Mystery, Dennis Moore appears in The Master Key and Raiders of Ghost City, Winners of the West (1940)

The Master Key is a 1945 Universal movie serial.

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Plot

Nazi spies, led by the mysterious "Master Key", kidnap Professor Henderson in order to acquire his "Orotron machine" which is capable of extracting gold from sea water. FBI agent Tom Brant, aided by reporter Janet Lowe and Detective Lt. Jack Ryan, attempt to rescue him and crack the Nazi spy ring.

Cast

  • Milburn Stone as FBI Agent Tom Brant
  • Jan Wiley as Janet Lowe, a reporter
  • Dennis Moore as Detective Lt. Jack Ryan
  • Addison Richards as Gerhard Doenitz, alias Garret Donahue, private investigator and Nazi agent
  • Byron Foulger as Professor Elwood Henderson
  • Maris Wrixon as Dorothy Newton
  • Sarah Padden as Aggie
  • George Lynn as Herman, the "Spearpoint Heavy" (chief henchman)
  • Russell Hicks as Police Chief Michael J. O'Brien
  • Roland Varno as Arnold "Hoff" Hoffman, alias M-3
  • Lash LaRue as Migsy, a street urchin. This was La Rue's screen debut.
  • Jerry Shane as Dan, boys' club member
  • Neyle Morrow as Spike, boys' club member
  • John Eldredge as Walter Stark, alias M-6
  • Stunts

  • Carl Mathews
  • David Sharpe
  • Tom Steele
  • Ken Terrell
  • Dale Van Sickel
  • Chapter titles

    1. Trapped by Flames
    2. Death Turns the Wheel
    3. Ticket to Disaster
    4. Drawbridge Danger
    5. Runaway Car
    6. Shot Down
    7. Death on the Dial
    8. Bullet Serenade
    9. On Stage for Murder
    10. Fatal Masquerade
    11. Crash Curve
    12. Lightning Underground
    13. The Last Key

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    References

    The Master Key (1945 serial) Wikipedia
    The Master Key (1945 serial) IMDb The Master Key (1945 serial) themoviedb.org


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