The Lone Star Ranger (1930 film)
The Lone Star Ranger is a 1930 American western film directed by A.F. Erickson and written by Seton I. Miller and John Hunter Booth. The film stars George O'Brien, Sue Carol, Walter McGrail, Warren Hymer, Russell Simpson and Roy Stewart. It is based on the novel The Lone Star Ranger by Zane Grey. The film was released on January 5, 1930, by Fox Film Corporation.
|The Lone Star Ranger|
|Directed by||A.F. Erickson|
|Screenplay by||Seton I. Miller|
John Hunter Booth
|Based on||The Lone Star Ranger by Zane Grey|
|Produced by||A.F. Erickson|
|Cinematography||Daniel B. Clark|
|Edited by||Jack Murray|
|Distributed by||Fox Film Corporation|
- George O'Brien as Buck Duane
- Sue Carol as Mary Aldridge
- Walter McGrail as Phil Lawson
- Warren Hymer as Bowery Kid
- Russell Simpson as Colonel John Aldridge
- Roy Stewart as Captain McNally
- Lee Shumway as Henchman Red Cane
- Colin Chase as Tom Laramie
- Richard Alexander as Henchman
- Joel Franz as Hank Jones
- Joe Rickson as Henchman
- Oliver Eckhardt as Lem Parker
- Caroline Rankin as Mrs. Parker
- Elizabeth Patterson as Sarah Martin
- Billy Butts as Bill Jones
- Delmar Watson as Baby Jones
- William Steele as First Deputy
- Bob Fleming as Second Deputy
This Zane Grey novel was adapted four or more times to film. Silent versions were released in 1919 and 1923. The version released in 1930 was tagged as "Zane Grey's first all talking picture". The fourth adaptation was released in 1942.
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