Red Barry
Directed byFord Beebe
Alan James
Written byNorman S. Hall
Ray Trampe
William Gould (comic strip)
Produced byHenry MacRae
Barney A. Sarecky (associate)
StarringBuster Crabbe
Edna Sedgewick
Frances Robinson
Cyril Delevanti
Frank Lackteen
CinematographyJerome Ash
Edited bySaul A. Goodkind
Louis Sackin
Alvin Todd
Music byCharles Previn
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
  • 1938 (1938)
Running time
13 chapters (256 minutes)
CountryUnited States

Red Barry is a 1938 13-chapter Universal movie serial based on the comic strip Red Barry by Will Gould.[1]


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


Chapter titles


  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 also



  1. ^ a b Cline, "2. In Search of Ammunition," p. 18.
  2. ^ Cline, "Filmography," p. 222

Sources consulted

Preceded byFlaming Frontiers (1938) Universal Serial Red Barry (1938) Succeeded byScouts to the Rescue (1939)