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Director  Derwin Abrahams
Language  English
6/10 IMDb

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Country  United States
Tex Granger movie poster
Writer  Lewis Clay, Royal K. Cole, Harry L. Fraser, Arthur Hoerl, George H. Plympton
Release date  1 April 1948
Tagline  GALLOPING THRILL-HOT ADVENTURE! BLAZING SERIAL GLORY!

Tex Granger is a 1948 Columbia movie serial featuring the title character as a masked cowboy referred to as The Midnight Rider of the Plains in the serial's subtitle. It was based on a character from the comic Calling All Boys while the plot was taken from The Last Frontier (1926), which was itself based on the novel of the same name by Courtney Ryley Cooper. Tex Granger was the 36th of the 57 serials released by Columbia.

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Tex Granger Wikipedia

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Plot

Tex Granger The Files of Jerry Blake

When Tex Granger rides into Three Buttes, Helen Kent persuades him to buy the local newspaper. However, loan shark Rance Carson appoints the bandit Blaze Talbot as town marshal to act as his enforcer and soon the town is in chaos. With fighting between rival gangs, Tex dons a mask to become The Midnight Rider of the Plains and bring the criminals to justice.

Cast

Tex Granger 1948 comic books
  • Robert Kellard as Tex Granger, new owner of the town newspaper and secretly also The Midnight Rider of the Plains
  • Peggy Stewart as Helen Kent
  • Robert 'Buzz' Henry as Timmy Perkins, a young boy
  • Smith Ballew as Blaze Talbot, bandit appointed as marshal by Carson
  • Jack Ingram as Reno, bandit working with Blaze Talbot
  • I. Stanford Jolley as Rance Carson, the villainous loan shark
  • Terry Frost as Luke Adams, one of Carson's henchmen
  • Jim Diehl as Conroy, one of Carson's henchmen
  • Britt Wood as Sandy White
  • Tiny Brauer as Morgan, one of Carson's henchmen
  • Duke, the dog
  • Chapter titles

    1. Tex Finds Trouble
    2. Rider of Mystery Mesa
    3. Dead or Alive
    4. Dangerous Trails
    5. Renegade Pass
    6. A Crooked Deal
    7. The Rider Unmasked
    8. Mystery of the Silver Ghost
    9. The Rider Trapped
    10. Midnight Ambush
    11. Renegade Roundup
    12. Carson's Last Draw
    13. Blaze Takes Over
    14. Riding Wild
    15. The Rider Meets Blaze

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    References

    Tex Granger Wikipedia
    Tex Granger IMDb Tex Granger themoviedb.org


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