The Phantom Empire (1935)
Directors: Otto Brower & B. Reeves Eason
Cast: 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!