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The Lone Ranger and the Lost City of Gold (1958)

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This second theatrical-feature spin-off of TV's Lone Ranger series stars, as ever, Clayton Moore as the Masked Rider of the Plains and Jay Silverheels as his faithful Indian companion Tonto. This time around, the plot concerns five silver medallions. When placed together, these tiny hunks of silver reveal the location of the titular Lost City of Gold. The owners of three of the medallions have already been killed by the mystery villain; it's up to the Lone Ranger and Tonto to save the other two owners -- Douglas Kennedy and little Noreen Nash -- from harm. Unfortunately, the bloom was (temporarily) off the rose for the Lone Ranger franchise, and Lone Ranger and the Lost City of Gold ended up in the red.

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Cast

Clayton Moore
as The Lone Ranger
Douglas Kennedy
as Ross Brandy
Charles Watts
as Oscar Matthison
Noreen Nash
as Frances Henderson
Ralph Moody
as Padre Vincente Esteban
Norman Fredric
as Dr. James Rolfe
John Miljan
as Tomache
Maurice Jara
as Redbird
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Critic Reviews for The Lone Ranger and the Lost City of Gold

All Critics (5)

Clayton Moore and Jay Silverheels reprise their TV roles as the Lone Ranger and Tonto.

April 12, 2015 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

OK Lone Ranger western, but inferior to great Clayton Moore first Ranger feature.

March 2, 2008 | Rating: 3/5

suffers from ... lack of imagination and limited scope

June 13, 2001 | Rating: 2.5/4

Audience Reviews for The Lone Ranger and the Lost City of Gold

High Ho Silver away. Don't be fooled Tonto is the true Hero. 4 Stars 12-3-12

Bruce Bruce
Bruce Bruce

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In this one, they tried to play to comic book/scifi fans by having the story involve a meteorite which struck a Spanish camp and saved an Indian village long ago. However, they did a good job in maintaining western style action while only tipping their hat to scifi.

James Kiester
James Kiester

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