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Director:
Writers:
Morgan Cox (screenplay) and
Victor McLeod (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
24 December 1943 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
The most fantastic...most exciting serial ever made! (original release) See more »
Plot:
Professor Davidson (Frank Shannon) and his daughter Diana (Jeanne Bates)search Africa for the Lost City of Zoloz... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Phantom, O Ghost Who Walks, Man Who Cannot Die. and Devil See more (8 total) »

Cast

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Tom Tyler ... Godfrey Prescott / The Phantom
Jeanne Bates ... Diana Palmer
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ernie Adams ... Rusty Fenton (uncredited)
John Bagni ... Moku (uncredited)
Robert Barron ... King (uncredited)
Early Cantrell ... Ruby Dawn aka The Fire Princess (uncredited)

Anthony Caruso ... Count Silento (uncredited)
George Chesebro ... Marsden (uncredited)
Edmund Cobb ... Grogan (uncredited)

Iron Eyes Cody ... Native (uncredited)
Wade Crosby ... Long (uncredited)
Ángel Cruz ... Chief Zarka (uncredited)
Dick Curtis ... Tartar Chieftain (uncredited)
Joe Devlin ... Singapore Smith (uncredited)
Al Ferguson ... Thug (uncredited)
Sam Flint ... Phantom's Father (uncredited)
Sol Gorss ... Andy Kriss (uncredited)
Alex Havier ... Smith's Houseboy (uncredited)
Al Hill ... Collins (uncredited)
Reed Howes ... Tartar Guard (uncredited)
John Indrisano ... Perry (uncredited)

I. Stanford Jolley ... Watson (uncredited)
Guy Kingsford ... Byron Anderson (uncredited)
Pierce Lyden ... Paul (uncredited)
Kenneth MacDonald ... Dr. Max Bremmer (uncredited)
Knox Manning ... Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
Paul Marion ... Rocco (uncredited)
John Maxwell ... Larkin (uncredited)
Kermit Maynard ... Drake (uncredited)
Lal Chand Mehra ... Suba (uncredited)
Ernesto Molinari ... Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
Paul Newlan ... Cates (uncredited)
Pat O'Malley ... Joe Miller (uncredited)
Eddie Parker ... Scott (uncredited)
Stanley Price ... Chief Chota (uncredited)
Frank Shannon ... Prof. Davidson (uncredited)

Jay Silverheels ... Astari Warrior (uncredited)

Anthony Warde ... Karak (uncredited)

Dan White ... Braddock (uncredited)
Ace the Wonder Dog ... Devil (uncredited)

Directed by
B. Reeves Eason 
 
Writing credits
Morgan Cox (screenplay) (as Morgan B. Cox) and
Victor McLeod (screenplay) and
Sherman L. Lowe (screenplay) (as Sherman Lowe) and
Leslie Swabacker (screenplay) (as Leslie J. Swabacker)

Lee Falk (based on the King Features newspaper cartoon by) and
Ray Moore (based on the King Features newspaper cartoon by)

Produced by
Rudolph C. Flothow .... producer
 
Original Music by
Lee Zahler 
 
Cinematography by
James S. Brown Jr. (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Henry Adams  (as J. Henry Adams)
Dwight Caldwell 
 
Art Direction by
George Van Marter 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Richard Monroe .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Bud Geary .... stunt double (uncredited)
Sol Gorss .... stunts (uncredited)
Carey Loftin .... stunts (uncredited)
Kermit Maynard .... stunts (uncredited)
Eddie Parker .... stunt double (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Lee Zahler .... musical director (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
299 min (15 episodes)
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Aspect Ratio:
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Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound System)
Certification:
Australia:G | USA:Passed (National Board of Review) | USA:Approved (certificates #9621-9636)

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Trivia:
Chapter Titles: 1. The Sign of the Skull 2. The Man Who Never Dies 3. A Traitor's Code 4. The Seat of Judgement 5. The Ghost Who Walks 6. Jungle Whispers 7. The Mystery Well 8. In Quest of the Keys 9. The Fire Princess 10. The Chamber of Death 11. The Emerald Key 12. The Fangs of the Beast 13. The Road to Zoloz 14. The Lost City 15. Peace in the JungleSee more »
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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Phantom, O Ghost Who Walks, Man Who Cannot Die. and Devil, 28 February 2013
Author: g_kar-481-150804 from Boston, Massachusetts

Wow, what a show. Now I know the Phantom is immortal, I saw him cheat death multiple times. Since this wasn't a western or a space opera, the writers found a few new ways to put the hero in grave peril. I like most of the 15 episodes, but was a bit disappointed with Devil being a dog, when I remember him being described in the comics and funnies as a WOLF. Oh well, at least the Phantom ran out of bullets, unlike the magic 6-shooters of western fame. I also find it amazing how he had such a difficult time figuring out WHO the Bad Guys were, guess this Phantom was a little too trusting. My real beef was the ending. I endured 14, count them, 14 harrowing escapes by our hero and the the end comes up like a slap in the face. I thought the end was terrible, like the writers went home early and let the janitor finish it up. Nothing to be said about Diana Palmer, so NO spoiler alert here. This was my favorite comic strip growing up in the 60's and I did really enjoy it, actually must better than the movie attempt a few years back. I wish it was in color because I would love to see that purple costume, but all else said, watch and enjoy!!

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