The Monster And The Ape

The Monster and the Ape (1945) was the 26th serial released by Columbia Pictures.
The Monster of the title is the “Metalogen Man”, a robot created by Professor Franklin Arnold. After displaying his invention, the robot is stolen by Professor Ernst with the aid of his trained ape, Thor. Ken Morgan leads the attempts to recover the stolen robot.The Monster and the Ape was, in the opinion of Cline, “strikingly similar to Republic’s serial Mysterious Doctor Satan.” However, he describes Professor Ernst as one of “the serial form’s…choicest villains.

Chapter titles
The Mechanical Terror
The Edge of Doom
Flames of Fate
The Fatal Search
Rocks of Doom
A Friend in Disguise
A Scream in the Night
Death in the Dark
The Secret Tunnel
Forty Thousand Volts
The Mad Professor
Shadows of Destiny
The Gorilla at Large
His Last Flight
Justice Triumphs