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Secret Code Serial Cliffhanger

15 Chapter Adventure serial cliffhanger

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The Secret Code serial introduces us to the WWII scenery, when a superhero tries to prevent Nazi agents from stealing a secret formula. The spy ring is led by fifth columnist Rudy Thyssen, who is trying to get possession of this top-secret formula the United States had developed for manufacturing synthetic rubber. Then, Police Lieutenant Dan Barton stages a public dismissal from the police department, in order to join the saboteurs ring and learn their secret code they have been using, creating explosive gases and artificial lightning to sabotage the exhausting war effort. To further assist his efforts, Barton assumes the secret identity of the Black Commando, a masked man who is wanted both by the villains and police, who (allegedly) are also searching for Barton for a murder charge. Finally, Barton attempts to steal the formula and is captured by Thyssen and put under the protection of the sabotage ring. Joining the gang, he learns of their plans, which he immediately leaks to his girlfriend Jean Ashley. After innumerable troubles and lost efforts in trying to decipher the enemy's secret codes, our hero thinks that the villains could be annihilated by the tried and true method of having their escaping submarine rammed and destroyed. As an aggregate value, at the end of each thrill-packed episode the audience is given a short lecture on solving complex secret messages.

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Secret Code Chapter 01: Enemy Passport
Secret Code Chapter 02: The Shadow of the Swastika
Secret Code Chapter 03: Nerve Gas
Secret Code Chapter 04: The Sea Spy Strikes
Secret Code Chapter 05: Wireless Warning
Secret Code Chapter 06: Flaming Oil
Secret Code Chapter 07: Submarine Signal
Secret Code Chapter 08: The Missing Key
Secret Code Chapter 09: The Radio Bomb
Secret Code Chapter 10: Blind Bombardment
Secret Code Chapter 11: Ears of the Enemy
Secret Code Chapter 12: Scourge of the Orient
Secret Code Chapter 13: Pawn of the Spy Ring
Secret Code Chapter 14: Dead Men of the Deep
Secret Code Chapter 15: The Secret Code Smashed

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This film, produced on 4 September 1942, fell into the public domain on 1 January 1971.

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