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FULL SYNOPSIS

Hi-Yo Silver is a 69-minute abridgement of the 1938 Republic serial The Lone Ranger. Departing from the continuity established by the Lone Ranger radio program (which had been running since 1933), the film offers five leading man, any one of whom might be the legendary "masked rider of the plains". All five team up to combat the outlaw gang headed by the scurrilous Mr. Jeffries (Stanley Andrews), with the assistance of faithful Indian companion Tonto (Chief Thundercloud). As the quintet of heroes are killed off one by one, the identity of the Lone Ranger becomes more and more obvious. The five candidates are played by Lee Powell, Herman Brix (aka Bruce Bennett), Hal Taliaferro (aka Wally Wales), George Letz (aka George Montgomery) and Lane Chandler. The original Lone Ranger serial is no longer available for viewing thanks to a tangle of legalities and a paucity of watchable prints. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Lynne Roberts
as Joan Blanchard
Stanley Andrews
as Jeffries
George Cleveland
as Blanchard
William Farnum
as Father McKim
Hal Taliaferro
as Bob Stuart
Lane Chandler
as Dick Forrest
John Merton
as Kester
Sammy McKim
as Sammy
Tom London
as Felton
Frank McGlynn, Sr.
as Abraham Lincoln
Wally Wales
George Montgomery
as Jim Clark
Chief Thundercloud
as Tonto
Bruce Bennett
as Bert Rogers
Raymond Hatton

Crew

William Witney
Director
John English
Director
Sol C. Siegel
Producer
Barry Shipman
Screenwriter
Ronald Davidson
Screenwriter
George Worthing Yates
Screenwriter
William Nobles
Cinematographer
Alberto Colombo
Musical Direction/Supervision
Helene Turner
Editor
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