The Vanishing Legion

The Vanishing Legion (1931) is a Mascot movie serial directed by Ford Beebe and B. Reeves Eason.

The stars Harry Carey and Edwina Booth were originally intended to be in the studio's previous serial, King of the Wild, but had to be re-cast when the MGM film Trader Horn (1931) over ran it's schedule. Both also starred in the Mascot serial The Last of the Mohicans and Carey was the lead in The Devil Horse. An infection received while filming Trader Horn led to Booth's retirement for acting.


Masked mystery villain, The Voice, is out to sabotage the Milesburg Oil Company. "Happy" Cardigan needs to successfully drill for oil before his contract with the Milesburg Oil Company expires or go broke. Jimmie Williams' father, Jed (Edward Hearn), has been framed for murder. Secretary Caroline Hall appears to have an ulterior motive. The mysterious "Vanishing Legion" is also on the scene. Jimmie and Cardigan team up, along with Jimmie's horse Rex, to defeat The Voice and solve the mysteries surrounding Mileburg.


Chapter titles

  1. The Voice From the Void
  2. The Queen of the Night Riders
  3. The Invisible Enemy
  4. The Fatal Message
  5. The Trackless Trail
  6. The Radio Riddle
  7. The Crimsom Clue
  8. The Doorway of Disaster
  9. When Time Stood Still
  10. Riding the Whirlwind
  11. The Capsule of Oblivion
  12. The Hoofs of Horror

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