The Phantom Empire (1935)

Stars: Gene Autry, Frankie Darro, Betsy King Ross
Director:  Otto Brower & B. Reeves Eason
Runtime: 234 minutes
Language: English
Color:  Black and White
Format:  Two DVD-R Disc (region free)
Rating: NR
Price: $12.95

The Phantom Empire

Directors: Otto Brower & B. Reeves Eason

Gene Autry ... Gene Autry
Frankie Darro ... Frankie Baxter
Betsy King Ross ... Betsy Baxter
Dorothy Christy ... Queen Tika
Wheeler Oakman ... Lord Argo
Charles K. French ... Mal
Warner Richmond ... Rab
J. Frank Glendon ... Prof. Beetson
Smiley Burnette ... Oscar
Peter Potter ... Pete
Edward Peil Sr. ... Cooper
Jack Carlyle ... Saunders

Billed as Radio’s Singing Cowboy, Gene Autry appears in his first starring role in this twelve chapter Mascot serial.

Head of the Radio Ranch,  singing cowboy Gene Autry, along with his kid sidekicks Frankie and Betsy Baxter, must contend not only with criminals after rare minerals, but also with a hidden subterranean empire ruled the icy Queen Tika who is served by her mysterious Thunder Riders!

Two discs - twelve chapters - 234 minutes