TOM TYLER 1931 PHANTOM OF THE WEST Movie Herald Rare Western

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  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Aug 10, 2014
  • Channel: Auction House

A very hard to find 1931 Herald for the Western Serial PHANTOM OF THE WEST starring TOM TYLER. It is in very nice condition.for over. It measures 4.5x 6 and opens up. Vintage movie and Western collectors do not miss out on this one.

I recently acquired over 100 vinatge Heralds so mark my store as a favorite. I will be listing them over the next few months.

Mascot Pictures' second all-talkie sound serial, Phantom of the West starred Tom Tyler as Jim Lester, a young man attempting to prove the innocence of the father of Mona Cortez (Dorothy Gulliver) in the murder of his own paterfamilias. Cortez ( Frank Lanning ) escapes from prison but leaves a note for Jim proclaiming his innocence and pointing to seven men in town who can reveal the identity of the real culprit, a villain known only as the Phantom. Every time Jim gets close to the truth, the mystery killer's notorious League of the Lawless swoops in to silence whomever is about to spill the beans. The true identity of the killer is revealed in the tenth and final chapter, his identity being a surprise only to new viewers of Mascot serials.

Tom Tyler was a champion boxer and weightlifter when he entered films as a stuntman in 1924. Through the auspices of FBO studios (the forerunner of RKO), Tyler rose to stardom as a cowboy hero -- and never mind that he
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