Ken Williams is determined to discover the identity of the mysterious Rattler, who preys upon railroads and transportation companies like that owned by Jane Corwin. The Rattler is ...
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Character actor Michael Shannon has been nominated for his second Oscar for his role in the 2016 thriller Nocturnal Animals. "No Small Parts" takes a look at some of the other characters he's played in the past.
Ken Williams is determined to discover the identity of the mysterious Rattler, who preys upon railroads and transportation companies like that owned by Jane Corwin. The Rattler is especially difficult to catch because of his skill at disguising himself as other people. Written by
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CHAPTER TITLES: 1. The Rattler; 2. The Man Nobody Knows; 3. The Eye That Never Sleeps; 4. The Human Target; 5. Phantom Outlaws; 6. The Perfect Crime; 7. Tarzan the Cunning; 8. The Enemy's Stronghold; 9. The Fatal Warning; 10.The Secret of the Mountain; 11.Behind the Mask; 12.The Judgement of Tarzan. See more »
Chapter seven: Ken is held prisoner with no guns, overcomes the guard and takes his gun, escaping he is seen with both of HIS guns. See more »
I just purchased Alpha Video's DVD of this serial. The story itself is a good one, though, as usual, there are a few "cheats." These, I suppose, are always to be expected.
I was disappointed, however, by Alpha Video's transfer which obviously came, at least in part, from a beat-up 16mm TV print. Beware - the entire ending for Chapter 2 is missing and there are many "rough spots" throughout the print. Sound quality ranges from mediocre to downright poor.
Even so, I enjoyed the serial - it's very exciting and it's really fun to spot some of the uncredited actors in it, especially Gene Autry and Smiley Burnette, and, if someone else came out with a much better transfer, I would buy it.
I have not seen VCI's tape of this serial nor do I know of any other DVD release of it. Alpha Video's release is not so bad as to be totally avoided, but it is disappointing nonetheless. I had expected better.
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