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Music director  Lee Zahler
Country  United States
6/10 IMDb

Genre  Adventure, Western
Screenplay  Ford Beebe
Language  English
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Director  Benjamin H. Kline Armand Schaefer
Writer  Ford Beebe, Wyndham Gittens, Colbert Clark
Release date  December 1, 1931 (1931-12-01)
Directors  Benjamin H. Kline, Armand Schaefer
Cast  Rin Tin Tin, Frankie Darro, Georgia Hale, George Brent, Lafe McKee
Similar movies  The Green Archer, Zorro Rides Again, Zorro's Fighting Legion, Mysterious Doctor Satan, The Vigilante: Fighting Hero of the West, The Vigilantes Are Coming

The Lightning Warrior is a 1931 American Pre-Code Mascot movie serial starring Rin Tin Tin in his last role. It is regarded as one of the better Mascot serials. A number of the productions outdoor action sequences were filmed on the rocky Iverson Movie Ranch in Chatsworth, California, known for its huge sandstone boulders and widely recognized as the most heavily filmed outdoor shooting location in the history of the movies.


The Lightning Warrior movie scenes One of the Iverson Gorge s best kept secrets is revealed in a low res screen shot from the 1931 Rin Tin Tin serial The Lightning Warrior

A Rin-Tin-Tin serial presented in 12 episodes. The mysterious Wolf Man is terrorizing settlers in a western town. With the help of Rinty, young Jimmy Carter unmasks the Wolf Man and foils his evil plot.


The Wolfman, a mysterious masked figure, is leading an Indian uprising to drive local settlers off their land. The Wolfman kills Jimmy Carters father and Alan Scotts brother, which leads the two heroes and Alans dog Rinty, to hunt down and defeat the villain.


  • Rin Tin Tin as "Rinty", known as The Lightning Warrior to the local Indians
  • Frankie Darro as Jimmy Carter, set to defeat The Wolfman after the villain kills Jimmys father
  • Hayden Stevenson as Carter
  • George Brent as Alan Scott, government agent investigating The Wolfman and his brothers death
  • Pat OMalley as Sheriff A. W. Brown
  • Georgia Hale as Dianne
  • Theodore Lorch as Pierre La Farge
  • Lafe McKee as John Hayden
  • Frank Brownlee as Angus McDonald
  • Bob Kortman as Wells, one of the Wolfmans henchmen
  • Dick Dickinson as Adams, one of the Wolfmans henchmen
  • Yakima Canutt as Ken Davis and Deputy
  • Frank Lanning as Indian George/Jim
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    Rin Tin Tin and others appear in The Lightning Warrior and The Lone Defender. Frankie Darro and others appear in The Lightning Warrior and The Vanishing Legion. Empty Saddles (1936). Rin Tin Tin appears in The Lightning Warrior and The Adventures of Rex and Rinty. Secret of the Cave (2006).

    Chapter titles

    1. Drums of Doom
    2. The Wolf Man
    3. Empty Saddles
    4. Flaming Arrows
    5. The Invisible Enemy
    6. The Fatal Name
    7. The Ordeal of Fire
    8. The Man Who Knew
    9. Traitors Hour
    10. Secret of the Cave
    11. Red Shadows
    12. Painted Faces



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