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Red Barry is a 1938, 13-chapter serial from Universal movie serial based on the comic strip "Red Barry" by Will Gould.

Red Barry
Directed by Ford Beebe
Alan James
Produced by Henry MacRae
Barney A. Sarecky (associate)
Written by Norman S. Hall
Ray Trampe
William Gould (comic strip)
Starring Buster Crabbe
Edna Sedgewick
Frances Robinson
Cyril Delevanti
Frank Lackteen
Music by Charles Previn
Cinematography Jerome Ash
Edited by Saul A. Goodkind
Louis Sackin
Alvin Todd
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release date
  • 1938 (1938)
Running time
13 chapters (256 minutes)
Country United States
Language English



An undercover police detective sets out to discover who stole $2 million in Bonds.



Red Barry was based on the comic strip Red Barry by William Gould.[1]

Chapter titlesEdit

  1. Millions for Defense
  2. The Curtain Falls
  3. The Decoy
  4. High Stakes
  5. Desperate Chances
  6. The Human Target
  7. Midnight Tragedy
  8. The Devil's Disguise
  9. Between Two Fires
  10. The False Trail
  11. Heavy Odds
  12. The Enemy Within
  13. Mission of Mercy


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b Cline, William C. (1984). "2. In Search of Ammunition". In the Nick of Time. McFarland & Company, Inc. p. 18. ISBN 0-7864-0471-X. 
  2. ^ Cline, William C. (1984). "Filmography". In the Nick of Time. McFarland & Company, Inc. p. 222. ISBN 0-7864-0471-X. 

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Preceded by
Flaming Frontiers (1938)
Universal Serial
Red Barry (1938)
Succeeded by
Scouts to the Rescue (1939)