A Nazi spy ring is after a chemical formula that increases the power of ordinary gasoline for U.S. Army aviation use. Two U.S. chemical companies are developing the formula, with each working on half for security purposes. The spies get half the formula and know that either of two chemists, Robert Norton (Michael Wilding or Tom Fielding (William Bakewell), knows the rest. They capture Fielding, through a ruse by gang member Linda Pavlo (Constance Worth, and threaten the life of his sister Nancy (Anne Nagel) and his mother if he does not give them the formula. To protect his friend Fielding, who does know the formula and is engaged to Nancy, Tom pretends to know the secret and boards the Dawn Express plane with the spy leader and his gang.
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The earliest documented telecast of this film in the New York City area occurred Monday 21 January 1946 on pioneer television station WNBT (Channel 1); in Philadelphia it was first telecast Saturday 13 November 1948 on WFIL (Channel 6), in Detroit Wednesday 30 March 1949 on WXYZ (Channel 7), in Albuquerque Saturday 16 April 1949 on KOB (Channel 4), in Cincinnati Friday 27 May 1949 on WKRC (Channel 11), and in Los Angeles Thursday 2 February 1950 on KTLA (Channel 5). See more