Mystery Mountain (coming soon)

Ken Williams is determined to discover the identity of the mysterious Rattler, who preys upon railroads and transportation companies like that owned by Jane Corwin. The Rattler is especially difficult to catch because of his skill at disguising himself as other people.

Mystery Mountain is a 1934 American Western serial film directed by Otto Brower and B. Reeves Eason and starring Ken Maynard, Verna Hillie, Syd Saylor, Edward Earle, and Hooper Atchley. Distributed by Mascot Pictures, the series was a remake of Mascot’s film The Hurricane Express (1932). Mystery Mountain features the second film appearance by Gene Autry.

Plot
Ken Williams (Ken Maynard) is determined to discover the identity of a mysterious killer who preys upon railroads and transportation companies like the ones owned by Jane Corwin (Verna Hillie). Her railroad worker father (Lafe McKee) was the first victim of the murderous fiend known as The Rattler, who is especially difficult to catch because he makes himself appear as other people with a collection of masks, or he effects a strange disguise with eyeglasses, a fake nose, and a crepe-hair mustache. The Rattler — also known as “the Menace of the Mountain” — attempts to control the mountain and its hidden gold from his secret cave filled with strange electronic gadgets.

Cast
Ken Maynard as Ken Williams, railroad detective
Verna Hillie as Jane Corwin
Syd Saylor as Breezy Baker
Edward Earle as Frank Blayden
Hooper Atchley as Dr Edwards
Edward Hearn as Lake
Al Bridge as Tom Henderson
Bob Kortman as Hank, one of The Rattler’s henchmen
Lew Meehan as Red, one of The Rattler’s henchmen
George Chesebro as Anderson, one of The Rattler’s henchmen
Tom London as Morgan, one of The Rattler’s henchmen
Lynton Brent as Mathews, the telegrapher
Tarzan as Tarzan (Ken Williams’ horse)
Gene Autry as Thomas, Lake Teamster (chapters 6,7,8,12) (uncredited)

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