The Fighting Renegade (1939) Online
El Puma, a Mexican desert guide, escorts an archaeological expedition headed by Professor Lucious Lloyd (Forrest Taylor through the Indian badlands of Mexico. Marian (Joyce Bryant (I)'), the professor;s niece accompanies the party as only she can translate the Aztec writings in the diary of her father, murdered on a similar expedition six years previous. THe professor is murdered by a knife, and the weapon is recognized as the property of El Puma. Magpie (Ben Corbett), a Federal Investigtor, knows that El Puma is really "Lightnin' Bill' Carson (Tim McCoy), a former federal agent who has been missing since Marian's father was slain. The reluctant Magpie believes that his old pal is guilty. Carson sets out to prove otherwise.
|Tim McCoy||-||Bill Carson posing as El Puma|
|Joyce Bryant||-||Marian Willis|
|Ted Adams||-||Link Benson|
|Budd Buster||-||Old Dobie (as Bud Buster)|
|Dave O'Brien||-||Dr. Jerry Leonard|
|Forrest Taylor||-||Prof. Lucius Lloyd|
|John Elliott||-||Prospector (as John Elliot)|
The earliest documented telecasts of this film took place in New York City Thursday 28 October 1948 on WATV (Channel 13) and in Los Angeles Saturday 19 November 1949 on KFI (Channel 9).
Final film produced by Sam Katzman's Victory Pictures.