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The Last Frontier (1932)

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213 min | Action, Adventure, Western

A frontier newspaper editor Kirby battles outlaw Tiger Morris who is causing indian uprisings to drive away settlers so that he will can claim a gold deposit as his own. With the help of General Custer, right wins out. Presented in serial ...See moreA frontier newspaper editor Kirby battles outlaw Tiger Morris who is causing indian uprisings to drive away settlers so that he will can claim a gold deposit as his own. With the help of General Custer, right wins out. Presented in serial form in 12 episodes. Written by Herman Seifer See less
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Directors
Spencer Gordon Bennet (as Spencer Gordon Bennett) | Thomas Storey (as Thomas L. Storey)
Writers
George H. Plympton (screenplay) (as George Plympton) | Robert F. Hill (screenplay) | Karl R. Coolidge (screenplay) (as Carl Coolidge) | Courtney Ryley Cooper (story) (as Courtney Riley Cooper) | Arthur Rohlsfel (dialogue)
Producer
Fred McConnell (as Fred J. McConnell)
Cinematographers
Edward Snyder (photography) | Gilbert Warrenton (photography)
Editor
Tom Malloy (as Thomas Malloy)
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Updated Sep 5, 1932

Release date
Sep 5, 1932 (United States)

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29 cast members
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Lon Chaney Jr.
Tom Kirby, aka The Black Ghost (as Creighton Chaney) Tom Kirby, aka The Black Ghost (as Creighton Chaney)   See fewer
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Dorothy Gulliver
Betty Halliday Betty Halliday   See fewer
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Francis X. Bushman Jr.
Jeff Maitland Jeff Maitland   See fewer
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William Desmond
General Custer (Ch. 1) General Custer (Ch. 1)   See fewer
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Joe Bonomo
Henchman Joe Henchman Joe   See fewer
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Pete Morrison
Henchman Hank (as Peter Morrison) Henchman Hank (as Peter Morrison)   See fewer
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Yakima Canutt
Wild Bill (Ch's. 1 & 2) (as Yakina Canutt) Wild Bill (Ch's. 1 & 2) (as Yakina Canutt)   See fewer
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Mary Jo Desmond
Aggie Kirby (as Mary Joe Desmond) Aggie Kirby (as Mary Joe Desmond)   See fewer
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Slim Cole
Uncle Happy (as King Cole) Uncle Happy (as King Cole)   See fewer
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Richard Neill
Lige Morris Lige Morris   See fewer
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Judith Barrie
Rose Maitland Rose Maitland   See fewer
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Claude Payton
Colonel Halliday Colonel Halliday   See fewer
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Ben Corbett
Henchman Bad Ben (Ch's. 1 & 6) (as Benny Corbett) Henchman Bad Ben (Ch's. 1 & 6) (as Benny Corbett)   See fewer
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Frank Lackteen
Chief Pawnee Blood (as Frank Lachteen) Chief Pawnee Blood (as Frank Lachteen)   See fewer
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Fritzi Fern
Mariah Mariah   See fewer
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Harriet Bennet
Young Girl (uncredited) Young Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Burns
Doctor (Ch. 9) (uncredited) Doctor (Ch. 9) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Burns
Fred (uncredited) Fred (uncredited)   See fewer
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Barbara Bushman
Young Girl (uncredited) Young Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tommy Coats
Jake (Ch. 4) (uncredited) Jake (Ch. 4) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leo Cooper
Rider (uncredited) Rider (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Evans
Henchman (Ch. 5) (uncredited) Henchman (Ch. 5) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill Nestell
Scout Tex (Ch. 3) (uncredited) Scout Tex (Ch. 3) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walt Robbins
Rider (uncredited) Rider (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ray Steel
Rider (uncredited) Rider (uncredited)   See fewer
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Thomas Storey
Irishman (uncredited) Irishman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Blackjack Ward
Miner (uncredited) Miner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wes Warner
Miner (Ch's. 10 & 11) (uncredited) Miner (Ch's. 10 & 11) (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.8 / 10 | 40 votes