Nick Carter, Master Detective (1939): Jacques Tourneur’s Second Film, Spy Drama, Starring Walter Pidgeon

Jacques Tourneur directed Nick Carter, Master Detective, starring Walter Pidgeon in the title role, based original stories created for the screen revolving around the character of the long-running literary series.

Prior to World War II, Hollywood developed many features in the spy film genres, such as Nick Carter, Master Detective.

In this film, Carter investigates espionage at an aircraft factory.

Pidgeon and Donald Meek reprised their roles in two sequels, Phantom Raiders (1940) and Sky Murder (1941).