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The Lone Ranger (1956)

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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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In the scene where the Ranger meets the governor with his mask on, the music in the background is the soon to be "Maverick" theme. Both this film and Maverick credit David Buttolph with the music. See more »

Goofs

The Rangers are seen wearing the "wagon wheel star" badge. This film is set in the late 1870s, but that particular badge wasn't issued until the early 1900s. See more »

Quotes

The Lone Ranger: Tonto, keep out of trouble.
Tonto: Trouble find Tonto even when him not look for it.
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Follows The Lone Ranger Rides Again (1939) See more »

Soundtracks

Maverick Theme
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Written by David Buttolph
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A great film of an American hero
28 July 2005 | by (Virginia) – See all my reviews

Clayton Moore and Jay Silverheels reprise their television roles in this western classic that has the Lone Ranger and Tonto defusing a war between ranchers and Indians. A a greedy cattle baron wants to seize a silver-rich mountain on an Indian reservation and devises plans to have the Indians relocated or exterminated to achieve his ends. The picture was filmed in beautiful color with excellent sound, and has a solid cast and a very good music score, including the signature William Tell Overture. There are several fine action scenes, daring rescues and the familiar disguises used by the Masked Man to close in on the killer of a young cowboy. The grand mountain vistas of southern Utah provide the backdrop for this film and the Ranger and Tonto never looked better as they ride the trail for justice and bring peace to a young territory hoping for statehood. Moore and Silverheels get great support from Lyle Bettger as the scheming rancher, Robert Wilke, John Pickard, Michael Ansara, Frank de Kova and Perry Lopez.


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