The Master Key (1945 serial)

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The Master Key
The Master Key FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed by Lewis D. Collins
Ray Taylor
Produced by Morgan Cox
Written by Jack Natteford
Dwight V. Babcock
Joseph O'Donnell
George H. Plympton
Ande Lamb
Starring Milburn Stone
Jan Wiley
Dennis Moore
Addison Richards
Byron Foulger
Maris Wrixon
Edited by Irving Birnbaum
Jack Dolan
Ace Herman
Alvin Todd
Edgar Zane
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release date
  • 1945 (1945)
Running time
13 chapters (226 minutes)
Country United States
Language English

The Master Key is a 1945 Universal movie serial.


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.




Chapter titles[edit]

  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


See also[edit]


  1. ^ Wollstein, Hans J. "The Master Key > Overview". Allmovie. Macrovision Corporation. Retrieved 2008-09-19. 
  2. ^ Cline, William C. (1984). "Filmography". In the Nick of Time. McFarland & Company, Inc. p. 240. ISBN 0-7864-0471-X. 

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Preceded by
Jungle Queen (1945)
Universal Serial
The Master Key (1945)
Succeeded by
Secret Agent X-9 (1945)