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King of the Texas Rangers (1941)

Writers:

Ronald Davidson (original screenplay), Norman S. Hall (original screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sammy Baugh ... Ranger Tom King Jr. (as Slingin' Sammy Baugh)
Neil Hamilton ... John Barton
Pauline Moore ... Sally Crane
Duncan Renaldo ... Lt. Pedro Garcia
Charles Trowbridge ... Robert Crawford [Chs. 2-6,10,12]
Herbert Rawlinson ... Ranger Colonel Lee Avery [Chs. 1,12]
Frank Darien Frank Darien ... Pop Evans (Chs 1, 8)
Rudolph Anders Rudolph Anders ... His Excellency [Chs. 1,3,6,10-12] (as Robert O. Davis)
Monte Blue ... Tom J. King Sr. [Ch. 1]
Stanley Blystone ... A.J. Lynch
Kermit Maynard ... Ranger Wichita Bates [Chs. 1-5, 7-11]
Roy Barcroft ... Ross - Henchman [Chs. 1-7]
Kenne Duncan ... Nick - Henchman [Chs. 1-4,6-9] (as Kenneth Duncan)
Jack Ingram ... Shorty - Henchman [Chs. 2-4,6-8,10-11]
Robert Barron ... 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 »

Genres:

Adventure | Western

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 October 1941 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Seita da LegiĆ£o Fantasma See more »

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Production Co:

Republic Pictures (I) See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(12 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Chapter Titles: 1. The Fifth Column Strikes; 2. Dead End; 3. Man Hunt; 4. Trapped; 5. Test Flight; 6. Double Danger; 7. Death Takes the Witness; 8. Counterfeit Trail; 9. Ambush; 10.Sky Raiders; 11.Trail of Death; 12.Code of the Rangers. 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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Modern Western with WWII Overtones
4 December 2007 | by rljones-8See all my reviews

A cynic might say this is King of the Royal Mounted in the Texas oil fields, but it has its own atmosphere. Sammy Baugh does not attempt to overstep either his role or his acting ability and comes across as well as any of Republic's western stars. He is surrounded by pros, especially the bad guys, and has the ever popular Duncan Renaldo as a right hand man. There is an ample mixture of horses, roadsters, l930s air planes, speedboats, even a Zeppelin and a heroine who is her own man, a professional working girl, a trait for which Republic's B action movies are only now receiving credit. As with many other Republic westerns and serials, the soundtrack music rang in my head all these years and was just as I remembered it.The trick is to tell the Fords, GM and Chryslers apart.


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