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

Approved | | Action, Adventure, Western | 4 June 1958 (USA)
Three Indians are murdered. Each was wearing a medallion when he died. Together the medallions form a puzzle whose solution points to gold.


Lesley Selander




Complete credited cast:
Clayton Moore ... The Lone Ranger
Jay Silverheels ... Tonto
Douglas Kennedy ... Ross Brady
Charles Watts Charles Watts ... Sheriff Oscar Matthison
Noreen Nash ... Frances Henderson
Lisa Montell ... Paviva
Ralph Moody ... Padre Vincente Esteban
Dean Fredericks ... Dr. James Rolfe (as Norman Fredric)
John Miljan ... Chief Tomache
Maurice Jara Maurice Jara ... Redbird
William Henry ... Travers (as Bill Henry)
Lane Bradford ... Wilson
Belle Mitchell ... Caulama
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Three Indians are murdered. Each was wearing a medallion when he died. Together the medallions form a puzzle whose solution points to gold.

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Did You Know?


Last time Clayton Moore starred in a movie/TV production as the Lone Ranger. See more »


In an early scene at the opening, an Indian is shot by one of the hooded raiders, and in a close up, there's blood on his shirt but no bullet hole. See more »


[first lines]
Ross Brady: He won't be talking to anybody.
Travers: What about that masked man and injun? They can cause us plenty of trouble.
Ross Brady: Oh, we got what we were after. No matter who that masked man is, he'd never be able to figure out what that was. Come on.
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Crazy Credits

Instead of crediting Fran Striker and George W. Trendle as the creators/originators of The Lone Ranger characters, the credit below the screenplay credit simply reads "Based upon the Lone Ranger legend". See more »


Followed by The Legend of the Lone Ranger (1981) See more »


Hi Yo Silver
Written by Lenny Adelson and Les Baxter
Sung by Bob Carroll (uncredited) in the pre-credit sequence
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Lone Ranger and Tonto vs. Hooded Raiders
8 December 2003 | by Space_MafuneSee all my reviews

The Lone Ranger & Tonto set out to bring to justice a band of hooded raiders who have killed three Indians for what appears at first to be no apparent reason..that is until the Lone Ranger discovers from a conversation with the Indian Chief Tomache that each man possessed a medallion. The five medallions given by Tomache to his friends as gifts we later learn when combined will provide the mastermind behind the hooded raiders with a map to a legendary lost city of gold. Can the Lone Ranger protect the remaining two individuals in possession of the medallions before the hooded raiders get their hands on it? Is there really a lost city of gold somewhere upon native land?

Watching this, I kept knowing what was going to happen beforehand and everything seemed really familiar until eventually I realized I had seen this exact same movie when I was but a little kid..suddenly the memories flooded back and I remembered having quite a fun time as a child enjoying this one with a bunch of my friends. As an adult though, the plot is somewhat predictable but you know this, while not quite in the same league as the 1956 film, remains a lot of fun to watch. Clayton Moore is perfect as the Lone Ranger and Jay Silverwheels as Tonto steals a lot of this movie as he's probably in more action scenes than even the Lone Ranger. There's some very familiar faces on hand here including Douglas Kennedy as Ross Brady, headman of the Hooded Raiders gang, Charles Watts as a bigoted Sheriff, and Ralph Moody as a kindly Padre.

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Release Date:

4 June 1958 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Den sorte maske og gullbyen See more »

Filming Locations:

Sonoran Desert, Arizona, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Wrather Productions See more »
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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)


Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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