The Rider of Death Valley (1932)


The Rider of Death Valley (1932)

Bill Joyce(Willard Roberston) has struck gold in the desert, and Tom Rigby(Tom Mix)rides into Red Dog to convince his deserting cowhands not to go wildly prospecting for gold.Joyce is celebrating in the saloon as Tom discovers his little girl Betty(Edith Fellows), completly forgotten, waiting outside for her father. Tom send Joyce out to his daughter, while "Doc" Larribe(Forrest Stanley), Red Dog's shady medico,and Lew Grant(Fred Kohler) contemplate ways to take Joyce's fortune away from him. Joyce is later shot in the back, and Tom sends for Larribe.Joyce gives Larribe the location map of his mine and begs him to summon his sister Helen(Lois Wilson) from back east and turn it over to her for Betty.Larribe agrees and winks knowingly to Grant as Joyce dies. Tom steps up and takes the map from Larribe, tears it into three pieces and gives one to each of the men and keeps the third for himself. Tom tends to Betty until her aunt arrives, but when he innocently takes her into the saloon to...
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Director Albert S. Rogell
Writer Jack Cunningham
Writer Al Martin
Release Date1932-04-24
Runtime1h 18mins
Content RatingApproved (Approved)
CompanyUniversal Pictures
Tom Mix
Tom Mix
Tom Rigby
Lois Wilson
Lois Wilson
Helen Joyce
Fred Kohler
Fred Kohler
Lew Grant
Forrest Stanley
Forrest Stanley
Doc Larribee
Edith Fellows
Edith Fellows
Betty Joyce
Mae Busch
Mae Busch
Otis Harlan
Otis Harlan
Tony the Horse
Tony the Horse
Tony - Tom's Horse (as Tony)

The Rider of Death Valley

The Rider of Death Valley is a 1932 American Western film directed by Albert S. Rogell and written by Jack Cunningham. The film stars Tom Mix, Lois Wilson, Fred Kohler, Forrest Stanley, Edith Fellows and Willard Robertson. The film was released on April 24, 1932, by Universal Pictures.


  • Tom Mix as Tom Rigby
  • Lois Wilson as Helen Joyce
  • Fred Kohler as Lew Grant
  • Forrest Stanley as Doc Larribee
  • Edith Fellows as Betty Joyce
  • Willard Robertson as Bill Joyce
  • Mae Busch as Tillie
  • Otis Harlan as Peck
  • Francis Ford as Gabe
  • Tony the Horse as Tony