Lone Star Ranger

Lone Star Ranger is a 1942 American Western film directed by James Tinling and written by William Conselman Jr., Irving Cummings Jr. and George Kane. The film stars John Kimbrough, Sheila Ryan, Jonathan Hale, William Farnum, Truman Bradley and George E. Stone. The film was released on March 20, 1942, by 20th Century Fox.[1][2][3] It was the fourth and final film adaptation of the novel of the same name by Zane Grey. William Farnum had appeared in the first adaptation of the novel, a 1919 silent film of the same name. In that version he had starred in the leading role, which was named "Steele", who avenged the murder of Major McNeil, which is the role he plays in this film.[4]

Lone Star Ranger
Lone Star Ranger poster 1942.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byJames Tinling
Screenplay byWilliam Conselman Jr.
Irving Cummings Jr.
George Kane
Based on
Produced bySol M. Wurtzel
StarringJohn Kimbrough
Sheila Ryan
Jonathan Hale
William Farnum
Truman Bradley
George E. Stone
CinematographyLucien N. Andriot
Edited byNick DeMaggio
Music byCyril J. Mockridge
Distributed by20th Century Fox
Release date
  • March 20, 1942 (1942-03-20)
Running time
58 minutes
CountryUnited States




  1. ^ "The Lone Star Ranger (1942) – Overview". TCM.com. June 14, 1993. Retrieved September 28, 2015.
  2. ^ Hal Erickson (2015). "Lone-Star-Ranger – Trailer – Cast – Showtimes". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Archived from the original on September 29, 2015. Retrieved September 28, 2015.
  3. ^ "The Lone Star Ranger". Afi.com. Retrieved September 28, 2015.
  4. ^ "The Lone Star Ranger:Detail View". American Film Institute. Archived from the original on September 5, 2017. Retrieved September 4, 2017.

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