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Kilgore to mine silver on Indian land. The mountain he wants is sacred to the Indians.

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Kilgore to mine silver on Indian land. The mountain he wants is sacred to the Indians. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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25 February 1956 (USA)  »

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El guardián enmascarado  »

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Trivia

In 1947, Bonita Granville married producer Jack Wrather, who became the longtime producer of the "Lone Ranger" TV series and films. Following this movie, Granville retired from acting to become a producer on the long running "Lassie" TV series. Her final film appearance was a cameo in The Legend of the Lone Ranger (1981), also produced by Wrather. See more »

Goofs

The desert scenes feature shots of tall saguaro cactus. The film is set in Texas, an area in which saguaro cactci are not found (they're mostly in Arizona and New Mexico). See more »

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The Lone Ranger: Tonto, keep out of trouble.
Tonto: Trouble find Tonto even when him not look for it.
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Referenced in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990) See more »

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Maverick Theme
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Written by David Buttolph
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Moore and Silverheels reprise their TV roles.
8 October 1999 | by (Marietta, GA, USA) – See all my reviews

Although its script is strictly utilitarian and a bit dull at times, this movie is a worthy companion to the beloved TV series, with Clayton Moore and Jay Silverheels in their most familiar roles. This time the virtuous duo is out to stop a war from starting between ranchers and Indians. There are a couple good action sequences and some admirable horsemanship to help out the rather formulaic script.

If that really is Moore playing the Ranger in disguise as an old prospector, then it's a treat to see him in something other than his one-note performance as the masked man. Also, it sure looked to me like, contrary to legend, the Lone Ranger shot and killed a man! Rest assured, it was necessary to keep from being killed himself. And if you're a fan of Bill Cosby's classic comedy routines, you'll love it when Tonto goes into town to get information and is set upon by the bad guys.


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