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The Hi-Yo Silver
The Hi-Yo Silver
Actors: Lynne Roberts, Stanley Andrews, George Cleveland, Chief Thundercloud, William Farnum
Directors: John English, William Witney
Genres: Action & Adventure, Westerns, Television
NR     2001     1hr 9min


     
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Actors: Lynne Roberts, Stanley Andrews, George Cleveland, Chief Thundercloud, William Farnum
Directors: John English, William Witney
Creators: Barry Shipman, Fran Striker, Franklin Adreon, George W. Trendle, George Worthing Yates, Lois Eby
Genres: Action & Adventure, Westerns, Television
Sub-Genres: Action & Adventure, Westerns, Classic TV
Studio: Good Times Video
Format: DVD
DVD Release Date: 05/29/2001
Original Release Date: 04/10/1940
Theatrical Release Date: 04/10/1940
Release Year: 2001
Run Time: 1hr 9min
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English
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Movie Reviews

Loads of fun for Lone Ranger fans!
Glenn Hawkins | Downey, CA USA | 09/04/1999
(5 out of 5 stars)

"It's stuntman Yakima Canutt aboard Silver riding at breakneck speed to thwart the badguys. What we see here is what's left of the only available print of Republic Pictures' 1938 serial,"The Lone Ranger." It's still fun to watch."
The Original "Lone Ranger" Film
Scott T. Rivers | Los Angeles, CA USA | 12/28/2000
(3 out of 5 stars)

"Considered by film historians to be one of Republic's finest chapterplays, "The Lone Ranger" (1938) also remains one of the great "lost" serials. Sadly, the original negative no longer exists and the only surviving prints feature Spanish subtitles and substandard quality. Republic's 1940 abridgment, "Hi-Yo Silver," remains the best opportunity to see this classic serial. Running 68 minutes, it moves at a swift pace with plenty of terrific stuntwork and six-gun action. However, Republic has altered the traditional Lone Ranger framework by presenting FIVE masked men - a device later used in 1943's "The Masked Marvel." It's an intriguing concept, though fans of the radio and television series may be disappointed. The print quality of "Hi-Yo Silver" is quite good, which makes one hope that the original serial will surface in the same condition."
OK but it's not the original
H. C. Jennett Jr. | Midwest | 11/05/2006
(3 out of 5 stars)

"This is a movie made from a serial. It has a odd flow because of this. I wish a good quality version of the serial was available."