Cipher Bureau (1938)

Genres - Action, Drama, Spy Film  |   Run Time - 64 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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This spy thriller is centered upon the actions of the Cipher Bureau, a part of a government agency devoted to intercepting and decoding secret messages. The protagonist must destroy a ring of thinly disguised German spies. The film contains a lot of interesting information about how codes are deciphered and other things such as the ways that broadcast music can contain secret codes. The spies on both sides get involved in a gun battle. The good guys save the day.

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agent [representative], broadcasting, code [encryption], decoding, disguise, enemy, espionage, Germany, gunfighter, Marines, message, music, secret-plan, secrets, wit