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The Miracle Rider (1935)

Approved | | Action, Comedy, Western | 12 April 1935 (USA)
Texas Ranger tries to stop takeover of Indian lands.

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(original story) (as Barney Sarecky), (original story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Joan Gale ...
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Zaroff
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Chief Black Wing [Ch. 1] (as Bob Frazer)
Niles Welch ...
Metzger
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Carlton (as Jason Robards)
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Longboat
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Christopher Adam - Indian Agent
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Emil Janss
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Sewell - Henchman
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Vining - Henchman
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John Stelter [Chs. 2-7]
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Morley - Henchman
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Hatton - Henchman
George Chesebro ...
Crossman - Janss Hand [Ch. 1, 3, 8, 11-12]
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Storyline

In 1930s Texas, following the murder of his father, Tom Morgan joins the Texas Rangers to avenge his father's death and to follow in his path as a proponent of Indian rights. His task as a Ranger is to stop the evil Zaroff and his gang, who are smuggling the elements for a powerful explosive from a mine on Indian land. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Action | Comedy | Western

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Release Date:

12 April 1935 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Indian Ranger  »

Box Office

Budget:

$80,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$1,000,000 (USA)
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Runtime:

(15 episodes)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Tom Mix's daughter Ruth Mix was to play the lead female role, but it went to Joan Gale, who played the character named "Ruth". See more »

Goofs

While Ruth is being chased by outlaws, you can see the shadow of a camera truck/car visible on her outfit. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Daniel Boone: We'd better take the north trail.
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Connections

Edited from Fighting with Kit Carson (1933) See more »

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12 February 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This last film by former silent great Tom Mix ,is a mixture of western/science fiction.Production values are good by Mascot standards,chapter endings are ,for the most part satisfactory,but continuity is sometimes confusing,making the serial drag in spots.Mix is doubled in many of the scenes,but is otherwise satisfactory.Charles Middleton is good as the head villian,likewise,Jason Robards as his aide. Summary;Takes a long time to unfold,but an ok effort from Mascot Pictures.


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