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Columbia's 36th sound-era serial (following "Brick Bradford" and preceding "Superman") was based on the character featured in "Calling All Boys Magazine" (comic book) and finds Tex Granger (Robert Kellard) heading toward Three Buttes, when he comes across a young boy, Timmy (Buzz Henry), guarding a gold shipment which he has just rescued from a stagecoach that had been held up by Blaze Talbot (Smith Ballew) and Reno (Jack Ingram.)

  1. Derwin Abrahams


  2. Lewis Clay


  3. Arthur Hoerl


  4. Harry L. Fraser


  5. Royal K. Cole


  6. George H. Plympton


Top Billed Cast

  1. Robert Kellard

    Robert Kellard

    Tex Granger, aka 'The Midnight Rider'

  2. Peggy Stewart

    Peggy Stewart

    Helen Kent

  3. Robert 'Buzz' Henry

    Robert 'Buzz' Henry

    Timmy Perkins (as Buzz Henry)

  4. Smith Ballew

    Smith Ballew

    'Marshal' Blaze Talbot

  5. Jack Ingram

    Jack Ingram

    Reno, Gang Leader

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Tex Granger: Midnight Rider of the Plains
Tex Granger: Midnight Rider of the Plains


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Status Released

Release Information

  • April 1, 1948


Original Language English

Runtime 4h 30m

Budget -

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