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A frontier newspaper editor Kirby battles outlaw Tiger Morris who is causing indian uprisings to drive away settlers so that he will can claim a gold deposit as his own. With the help of... See more »

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Tom Kirby, aka The Black Ghost (as Creighton Chaney)
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Betty Halliday
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Jeff Maitland
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General Custer (Ch. 1)
Joe Bonomo ...
Henchman Joe
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Henchman Hank (as Peter Morrison)
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Buck, chief henchman
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Wild Bill (Ch's. 1 & 2) (as Yakina Canutt)
Mary Jo Desmond ...
Aggie Kirby (as Mary Joe Desmond)
Slim Cole ...
Uncle Happy (as King Cole)
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Lige Morris
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Rose Maitland
Claude Payton ...
Colonel Halliday
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Henchman Bad Ben (Ch's. 1 & 6) (as Benny Corbett)
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Chief Pawnee Blood (as Frank Lachteen)
Fritzi Fern ...
Mariah
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Harriet Bennet ...
Young Girl (uncredited)
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Doctor (Ch. 9) (uncredited)
Fred Burns ...
Fred (uncredited)
Barbara Bushman ...
Young Girl (uncredited)
Tommy Coats ...
Jake (Ch. 4) (uncredited)
Leo Cooper ...
Rider (uncredited)
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Henchman (Ch. 5) (uncredited)
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Scout Tex (Ch. 3) (uncredited)
Walt Robbins ...
Rider (uncredited)
Ray Steel ...
Rider (uncredited)
Thomas Storey ...
Irishman (uncredited)
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Miner (uncredited)
Wes Warner ...
Miner (Ch's. 10 & 11) (uncredited)

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Spencer Gordon Bennet ... (as Spencer Gordon Bennett)
Thomas Storey ... (as Thomas L. Storey)

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George H. Plympton ... (screenplay) (as George Plympton) and
Robert F. Hill ... (screenplay) and
Karl R. Coolidge ... (screenplay) (as Carl Coolidge)
 
Courtney Ryley Cooper ... (story) (as Courtney Riley Cooper)
 
Arthur Rohlsfel ... (dialogue)
 
Courtney Ryley Cooper ... (novel) (uncredited)

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Fred McConnell ... producer (as Fred J. McConnell)

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Edward Snyder ... (photography)
Gilbert Warrenton ... (photography)

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Tom Malloy ... (as Thomas Malloy)

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Elmer Sheeley ... (as E.E. Sheeley)

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Theodore Joos ... assistant director (uncredited)

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Joe Bonomo ... stunts (uncredited)
Yakima Canutt ... stunt double: Lon Chaney, Jr. (uncredited)
Tommy Coats ... stunts (uncredited)
Ken Cooper ... stunts (uncredited)
Ben Corbett ... stunts (uncredited)
Francis Walker ... stunts (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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A frontier newspaper editor Kirby battles outlaw Tiger Morris who is causing indian uprisings to drive away settlers so that he will can claim a gold deposit as his own. With the help of General Custer, right wins out. Presented in serial form in 12 episodes. Written by Herman Seifer

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Also Known As
  • Den maskerade mannen (Sweden)
  • O Corsário Negro (Portugal)
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  • 213 min
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Trivia This is the only serial from RKO Radio Pictures. See more »
Goofs Joe Bonomo's character is the henchman named Joe but he is listed in the credits as playing Kit Gordon. See more »
Movie Connections Edited into The Black Ghost (1932). See more »
Crazy Credits The movie displays under credits "Yakina" Canutt as playing Buffalo Bill. This was a typo as Yakima never used the first name Yakina in his movie credits. See more »

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