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King of the Texas Rangers (1941)

Approved | | Adventure, Western | 4 October 1941 (USA)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Ranger Tom King Jr. (as Slingin' Sammy Baugh)
... John Barton
... Sally Crane
... Lt. Pedro Garcia
... Robert Crawford [Chs. 2-6,10,12]
... Ranger Colonel Lee Avery [Chs. 1,12]
Frank Darien ... Pop Evans (Chs 1, 8)
Rudolph Anders ... His Excellency [Chs. 1,3,6,10-12] (as Robert O. Davis)
... Tom J. King Sr. [Ch. 1]
... A.J. Lynch
... Ranger Wichita Bates [Chs. 1-5, 7-11]
... Ross - Henchman [Chs. 1-7]
... Nick - Henchman [Chs. 1-4,6-9] (as Kenneth Duncan)
... Shorty - Henchman [Chs. 2-4,6-8,10-11]
... Henchman Blake
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THE FOOTBALL HERO OF A NATION NOW A SERIAL STAR FOR ALL-AMERICA! The top serial of all time---each chapter in a succession of thrills and chills! (original release) See more »

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Adventure | Western

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4 October 1941 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Seita da Legião Fantasma  »

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(12 episodes)

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The budget (expected cost) of this serial was $138,536. The actual negative cost was $139,701. The film came in at $1,265 over budget. See more »

Goofs

In Chapter 10, when King is on the side of the truck, he is wrestling through the window with the driver with both hands, but the long shots has one of his arms flailing as if he is hitting him. See more »

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Featured in Special Effects: Anything Can Happen (1996) See more »

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Super Fun!
23 January 2002 | by See all my reviews

This is one of the greatest of Hollywood's serials and made by the Tiffany of serial studios: the great Republic Studio. Made in l941, this is a classic serial to watch if you've never seen one. 'Slingin' Sammy Baugh, a real-life football hero back in the early 40s is the hero. Fascinating B-actress, Pauline Moore, is his plucky companion. Together they tear through this movie, dodging exploding oil wells, car wrecks, blazing fires, floods. Wonderful production values, super music and editing. The kiddies should have the thrill of their lives with this knockout entertainment


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