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Zorro's Black Whip (1944)

Approved | | Western | 16 November 1944 (USA)
Hammond, owner of the town's stagecoach line and a leading citizen, is opposed to Idaho becoming a state, and kills Randolph Meredith, owner of the town's newspaper, for endorsing it. ... See full summary »

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Crescent City Councilman
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Commissioner James Bradley [Ch.1]
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Hedges, Hammond's Clerk-Henchman
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Henchman Ed [Chs. 1, 9, 12] / Rancher [Ch. 7]
Duke Green ...
Trail Heavy Evans [Chs. 1-2, 8] / Ranchhouse Heavy Brown [Ch. 9]
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Hammond, owner of the town's stagecoach line and a leading citizen, is opposed to Idaho becoming a state, and kills Randolph Meredith, owner of the town's newspaper, for endorsing it. Meredith's sister Barbara, expert with a bullwhip and pistol, dons a black costume and mask and becomes "The Black Whip", dealing a blow to Hammond and his gang each time they perform some heinous act in their efforts to keep the town, and their power over it, unchanged. Aided by government agent Vic Gordon, Barbara confronts Hammond in a final showdown just as the town votes on whether or not to accept statehood. Written by Doug Sederberg <vornoff@sonic.net>

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MASK OF MYSTERY! Who is this daring figure who conquers villainy and evil with the crack of a blazing black whip! See more »

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Western

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16 November 1944 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Der Rächer mit der Maske  »

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(12 episodes)

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Chapter Titles:
  • 1. The Masked Avenger


  • 2. Tomb of Terror


  • 3. Mob Murder


  • 4. Detour to Death


  • 5. Take Off That Mask?


  • 6. Fatal Gold


  • 7. Wolf Pack


  • 8. The Invisible Victim


  • 9. Avalanche


  • 10. Fangs of Doom


  • 11. Flaming Juggernaut


  • 12. Trail of Treachery


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Chapter three: position of Harris changes as he is taken back to town by The Black Whip. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Walsh [Chs.1-3,10-12]: The outlaws went too far when they stole federal funds from my bank. I telegraphed Washington and there's a federal commissioner on his way to take charge of things until we hold the statehood election.
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A Female Zorro
11 July 1999 | by (Gloucester, Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

This serial from Republic is one of a long line of Zorro epics. This one is different in that the the Zorro character is played by the lovely Linda Stirling and the hero by veteran character actor/villain George J Lewis. The chief baddies are played competently by Francis MacDonald and Hal Taliaferro (aka Wally Wales). Roy Barcroft must have been busy.

The second unit direction is handled by Yakima Canutt so you know that

you will be treated to the best stunt work the industry had to offer.

With the usual narrow escapes, rides to the rescue, fisticuffs and explosions, this serial is one of the better efforts from the Republic thrill factory.


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