Two investigators for a stagecoach company are assigned to find out why the company's stages keep being ambushed. They discover that the culprits are white men disguised as Indians, and they set out to discover who is behind the plot.
Government agents Jim Lane and Sierra Pete are sent to investigate the breakdown of the U.S. Mail delivery in the La Paz country, which is carried by the Overland Company operated by Tom Gilbert and his daughter Barbara. Aided by their friend, Buckskin Bill Burke, they discover that Frank Chadwick, using white renegades disguised as Indians, is behind the trouble as he wants the mail franchise owned by Gilbert's stage line.Written by
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CHAPTER TITLES: 1: A Race With Disaster (#7607), 2: Flaming Havoc (#7608), 3: The Menacing Hero (#7609), 4: The Bridge Of Disaster (#7610), 5: Hurling To The Depths (#7611), 6: Death At The Stake (#7612), 7: The Path Of Peril (#7613), 8: Imprisoned In Flames (#7614), 9: HIdden Danger (#7615), 10: Blazing Wagons (#7616), 11: The Trail Of Terror (#7617), 12: In The Claws Of The Cougar (#7618), 13: The Frenzied Mob (#7619), 14. The Toll Of Treachery (#7620), 15: The Mail Goes Through (#7621) See more »
I expected far less when I started watching this serial. Ya know, a typical and rather boring western with a few good scenes - basically I expected just so-so. Well to my surprise this was really good, very entertaining and a story that is interesting. The story took a few twists and turn that were unexpected. There's plenty of action and adventure to see as well.
I got this for Lon Chaney Jr alone. BUT after watching it I found I like the entire cast and the characters they played. It's hard not to like Jim Lane (Chaney) and his two buddies Sierra Pete (Beery Jr) and Buckskin Billy Burke (Terry). These three alone could have had a TV series easily because they are interesting and fun characters. I also liked Barbara Gilbert (Parrish) she showed them she was one tough cookie. :)
Overall a really fun and good western serial that not only fans of Lon Chaney Jr should enjoy but a film for fans of classic westerns.
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