Finger Prints
Directed by Ray Taylor
Produced by Henry MacRae
Written by Arthur B. Reeve
Basil Dickey
Ella O'Neill
George Morgan
George H. Plympton
Starring Kenneth Harlan
Edna Murphy
Gayne Whitman
Gertrude Astor
Cinematography John Hickson
Editing by Alvin Todd
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release date(s) March 3, 1931 (1931-03-03) (U.S.)
Running time 10 chapters (210 minutes)
Country United States
Language English

Finger Prints (1931) is a Universal movie serial. It is considered to be lost.


Secret Service agent Gary Gordon is working on shutting down the River Gang, a smuggling ring that his girlfriend's father is secretly a member. Soon after, events are complicated when Kent Martin blackmails the father unsuccessfully for the hand of his daughter in marriage.


Chapter titlesEdit

  1. The Dance of Death
  2. A Fugitive of Fear
  3. Toll of the Sea
  4. The Sinister Shadow
  5. The Plunge of Peril
  6. The Finger of Fate
  7. The Depths of Doom
  8. The Thundering Terror
  9. Flames of Fury
  10. The Final Reckoning


This was the last Universal serial with ten chapters.[2]

See alsoEdit


  1. Cline, William C. (1984). "Filmography". In the Nick of Time. McFarland & Company, Inc.. pp. 202. ISBN 0-7864-0471-X. 
  2. Cline, William C. (1984). "3. The Six Faces of Adventure". In the Nick of Time. McFarland & Company, Inc.. pp. 47. ISBN 0-7864-0471-X. 

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Preceded by
The Indians are Coming (1930)
Universal Serial
Finger Prints (1931)
Succeeded by
Heroes of the Flames (1931)