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Cipher Bureau (film)

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Cipher Bureau
Directed byCharles Lamont
Written byArthur Hoerl, from a Monroe Shaff story
Produced byFranklyn Warner
CinematographyArthur Martinelli
Distributed byGrand National Pictures
Release date
  • October 26, 1938 (1938-10-26)
Running time
64 minutes
CountryUnited States

Cipher Bureau is a 1938 American film directed by Charles Lamont. The film was successful enough to elicit a sequel, Panama Patrol.


Philip Waring, the head of a listening agency in Washington D.C., is dedicated to breaking up a foreign radio-spy ring. He enlists his naval-officer brother and tangles with beautiful spies.


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