The Phantom of the West

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The Phantom of the West
Phantom of the West poster 2.jpg
Film poster
Directed by D. Ross Lederman
Theodore Joos
Produced by Nat Levine
Written by Wyndham Gittens
Ford Beebe
Ben Cohen
Starring Tom Tyler
William Desmond
Tom Santschi
Dorothy Gulliver
Philo McCullough
Frank Lanning
Music by Lee Zahler
Cinematography M. A. Anderson
Ben Kline
Joseph Novak
Edited by Wyndham Gittens
Distributed by Mascot Pictures
Release dates
  • January 1, 1931 (1931-01-01)
Running time 10 chapters (172 minutes)
Country United States
Language English

The Phantom of the West is a 1931 American Mascot movie serial and the second all-talking serial they produced.

Tom Tyler stars as Jim Lester, trying to prove that Francisco Cortez (Frank Lanning) is innocent of killing his own father. The real villain is the mysterious Phantom and his League of the Lawless.

Plot[edit]

Francisco Cortez escapes prison after serving fifteen years for the murder of Jim Lester's father. He proclaim's his innocence and lists seven men who may be the real killer, who uses the name "The Phantom".

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

Stunts[edit]

Chapter titles[edit]

  1. The Ghost Rides
  2. Stairway of Doom
  3. Horror in the Dark
  4. Battle of the Strong
  5. League of the Lawless
  6. Canyon of Calamity
  7. Price of Silence
  8. House of Hate
  9. Fatal Secret
  10. Rogue's Roundup

Source:[1]

Trivia[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cline, William C. "Filmography". In the Nick of Time. McFarland & Company, Inc. pp. pp. 203. ISBN 0-7864-0471-X. 

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Preceded by
The Lone Defender (1930)
Mascot Serial
The Phantom of the West (1931)
Succeeded by
King of the Wild (1931)