The Masked Rider (1941)

Approved | | Drama, Music, Western | 24 October 1941 (USA)
The beautiful owner of a silver mine in Mexico asks an employee for help when bandits keep robbing her shipments.'


Ford Beebe


Sherman L. Lowe (screenplay) (as Sherman Lowe), Victor McLeod (screenplay) | 1 more credit »




Complete credited cast:
Johnny Mack Brown ... Larry Prescott
Fuzzy Knight ... Patches McQuilt
Nell O'Day ... Jean Malone
Grant Withers ... Douglas
Virginia Carroll ... Margarita Valdez
Guy D'Ennery ... Don Sebastian Valdez
Carmella Cansino Carmella Cansino ... Carmencita (as Carmelia Cansino)
Roy Barcroft ... Henchman Luke
Dick Botiller ... Pedro
Fred Cordova Fred Cordova ... Pablo
Al Haskell Al Haskell ... Jose
Rico De Montez Rico De Montez ... Manuel
Bob O'Connor Bob O'Connor ... Mine Guard
The Guadalajara Trio The Guadalajara Trio ... Musicians
The Jose Cansino Dancers The Jose Cansino Dancers ... Fiesta Dancers


Every previous shipment of silver bullion from the "Mina de Plata de la Compania Valdez" has been held up by a mysterious bandit known as the Masked Rider, despite the best efforts of mine owner Don Sebastian Valdez and his foreman Douglas. Jean Malone, whose late father was the Don's partner, and Margarita Valdez, the Don's daughter, ask Larry Prescott and his sidekick, Patches McQuilt, for their help in putting an end to the raids of the Masked Rider and his gang. Written by Les Adams <>

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A RIDIN', FIGHTIN' WHIRLWIND! with smoking guns a son of the old West rides herd on lawless border looters! (original print ad) See more »


Drama | Music | Western


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Release Date:

24 October 1941 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Der maskierte Reiter See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?


Edited into Lawless Breed (1946) See more »


Written by Milton Rosen (as Milt Rosen) and Everett Carter
Sung by The Guadalajara Trio
Danced by Carmela Cansino and the Jose Cansino Dancers
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