Don Daredevil Rides Again
|Don Daredevil Rides Again|
|Directed by||Fred C. Brannon|
|Produced by||Franklin Adreon|
|Written by||Ronald Davidson|
|Music by||Stanley Wilson|
|Cinematography||Ellis W. Carter|
|Distributed by||Republic Pictures|
|11 April 1951|
|12 chapters / 167 minutes|
|Budget||$153,080 (negative cost: $155,200)|
Don Daredevil Rides Again (1951) is a Republic Movie serial. It makes heavy use of stock footage from Republic's previous Zorro serials. The character of Don Daredevil (Ken Curtis) was created for this serial as the rights to Zorro belonged to Disney by 1951.
- Ken Curtis as Lee Hadley, otherwise known as "Don Daredevil"
- Aline Towne as Patricia Doyle
- Roy Barcroft as Douglas Stratton
- Lane Bradford as Webber
- Robert Einer as Gary Taylor
- John Cason as Hagen
- Tom Steele as Lee Hadley/Don Daredevil/Henchman Black (doubling Ken Curtis)
- Eddie Parker as Douglas Stratton (doubling Roy Barcroft)
- Dale Van Sickel as Gary Taylor/Dan Farley (doubling Robert Einer)
- Carey Loftin as Hagen/Henchman Owens (doubling John Cason)
Special effects by the Lydecker brothers
Don Daredevil Rides Again's official release date is 11 April 1951, although this is actually the date the sixth chapter was made available to film exchanges.
Cline describes this serial as just a "quickie."
- Return of the Don (20min)
- Double Death (13min 20s)
- Hidden Danger (13min 20s)
- Retreat to Destruction (13min 20s)
- Cold Steel (13min 20s)
- The Flaming Juggernaut (13min 20s)
- Claim Jumper (13min 20s)
- Perilous Combat (13min 20s)
- Hostage of Destiny (13min 20s)
- Marked for Murder (13min 20s) - a re-cap chapter
- The Captive Witness (13min 20s)
- Flames of Vengeance (13min 20s)
- List of film serials by year
- List of film serials by studio
- The Republic Zorro serials:
- Mathis, Jack. Valley of the Cliffhangers Supplement. Jack Mathis Advertising. pp. 3, 10, 124–125. ISBN 0-9632878-1-8.
- Harmon, Jim; Donald F. Glut. "12. The Westerns "Who Was That Masked Man!"". The Great Movie Serials: Their Sound and Fury. Routledge. p. 300. ISBN 978-0-7130-0097-9.
- Stedman, Raymond William. "5. Shazam and Good-by". Serials: Suspense and Drama By Installment. University of Oklahoma Press. p. 141. ISBN 978-0-8061-0927-5.
- Cline, William C. "5. A Cheer for the Champions (The Heroes and Heroines)". In the Nick of Time. McFarland & Company, Inc. p. 91. ISBN 0-7864-0471-X.
- Cline, William C. "Filmography". In the Nick of Time. McFarland & Company, Inc. p. 252. ISBN 0-7864-0471-X.
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