It's 1939. The scientist Douglas Cameron invents a television device called the "Iconoscope". With the Iconoscope television broadcasts can be send across the country. However, Cameron finds himself pursued by international spies. Eventually the enemy succeeds in stealing the plans. But in the end, Cameron gets them back and even falls in love with Gwen Lawson, the daughter of his former partner and rival Burton Lawson. Written by
Did You Know?
The iconoscope was a real device, invented by Vladimir K. Zworykin, which was the most commonly used television camera tube at the time that this film was made. See more