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The Lone Ranger and the Lost City of Gold (1958)

Approved | | Action, Adventure, Western | 4 June 1958 (USA)
Three Indians are murdered. Each was wearing a medallion when he died. Together the medallions form a puzzle whose solution points to gold.

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Lesley Selander
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Clayton Moore ... The Lone Ranger
Jay Silverheels ... Tonto
Douglas Kennedy ... Ross Brady
Charles Watts Charles Watts ... Sheriff Oscar Matthison
Noreen Nash ... Frances Henderson
Lisa Montell ... Paviva
Ralph Moody ... Padre Vincente Esteban
Dean Fredericks ... Dr. James Rolfe (as Norman Fredric)
John Miljan ... Chief Tomache
Maurice Jara Maurice Jara ... Redbird
William Henry ... Travers (as Bill Henry)
Lane Bradford ... Wilson
Belle Mitchell ... Caulama
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Storyline

Three Indians are murdered. Each was wearing a medallion when he died. Together the medallions form a puzzle whose solution points to gold.

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The Lone Ranger uncovers a city of gold and plunges into his newest, most exciting adventure! See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 June 1958 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Held mit der Maske See more »

Filming Locations:

Sonoran Desert, Arizona, USA See more »

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Production Co:

Wrather Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Sergio Corbucci copied The Lone Ranger and the Lost City of Gold (1958) that had a bandit with a red hood, for Django (1966). See more »

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In an early scene at the opening, an Indian is shot by one of the hooded raiders, and in a close up, there's blood on his shirt but no bullet hole. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Ross Brady: He won't be talking to anybody.
Travers: What about that masked man and injun? They can cause us plenty of trouble.
Ross Brady: Oh, we got what we were after. No matter who that masked man is, he'd never be able to figure out what that was. Come on.
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Crazy Credits

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William Tell Overture
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Written by Gioachino Rossini
Played in background over the opening credits and reprised at the end
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Quite an Accomplishment
13 January 2013 | by LeonLouisRicciSee all my reviews

A fitting and bravura end to the team of Clayton Moore and Jay Silverheels as the West's most exciting vigilante team (Zorro worked alone). From the initial concept, the coupling of a White Man and an Indian as faithful companions set the stage for a coming together of the races and respect for the Native American.

This Lone Ranger movie takes it to the logical and presents a story here that is provocative and ahead of its time, especially for the impressionable youth market. This cannot be overstated. Our Heroes are just that. They have a quality that is remarkable, commendable, and a Mythos that will endure forever.

This movie is a wonderful experience. A colorful, action filled, Western that has an elevated script, some penetrating violence, and characters that are believable, with a depth of behavior found only in the better Westerns of the time.

This final outing retires the beloved duo and is quite an accomplishment from all involved. This can proudly be revisited by generations to come as the Lone Ranger rides again and can exemplify the "better Angels of our nature" for all ages.


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