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White Eagle (1941 serial)

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White Eagle
Theatrical release poster
Directed byJames W. Horne[1]
Screenplay byArch Heath
Morgan Cox
(as Morgan B. Cox)
John Cutting
Lawrence Taylor
(as Lawrence Taylor)
Story byFred Myton
StarringBuck Jones
Raymond Hatton
Dorothy Fay
Narrated byKnox Manning
CinematographyJames S. Brown Jr.
Edited byDwight Caldwell
Earl Turner
Music byLee Zahler
Color processBlack and white
Columbia Pictures
Distributed byColumbia Pictures
Release date
  • January 31, 1941 (1941-01-31)
Running time
290 minutes
(15 episodes)
CountryUnited States

White Eagle is the eighth serial released by Columbia Pictures and was based on a 1932 Western film starring Buck Jones.[2][3]


White Eagle, a Pony Express Rider, is the son of a massacred Army officer who has been raised by an Indian tribe. He believes himself to be the son of the tribal chief, and is working to get a peace treaty signed between the Indians and the white settlers. But 'Dandy' Darnell, a notorious and merciless outlaw, tries to keep the fight alive by sending his henchmen to stir up trouble, partly due to his wish to grab hundreds of thousands of acres in the western territories for himself and also to incite a war with the Indians along the territory. This serial was inspired by the 1932 movie of the same name, again starring Buck Jones in the title role.


Chapter titles

  1. Flaming Teepees
  2. The Jail Delivery
  3. The Dive into Quicksands
  4. The Warning Death Knife
  5. Treachery at the Stockade
  6. The Gun-Cane Murder
  7. The Revealing Blotter
  8. Bird-calls of Deliverance
  9. The Fake Telegram
  10. Mystic Dots and Dashes
  11. The Ear at the Window
  12. The Massacre Invitation
  13. The Framed-up Showdown
  14. The Fake Army General
  15. Treachery Downed



  1. ^ White Eagle at IMDb
  2. ^ White Eagle at AllMovie
  3. ^ https://filesofjerryblake.com/2014/09/05/white-eagle/
  4. ^ Cline, William C. (1984). "Filmography". In the Nick of Time. McFarland & Company, Inc. pp. 229. ISBN 0-7864-0471-X.
  5. ^ "White Eagle" (in Spanish). Cinefania.com. Retrieved November 24, 2010.
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