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Desert Phantom


An entertaining western starring Johnny Mack Brown

This film is one of over 200 titles in the list of independent feature films made available for television presentation by Advance Television Pictures announced in Motion Picture Herald 4 April 1942. At this time, television broadcasting was in its infancy, almost totally curtailed by the advent of World War II, and would not continue to develop until 1945-46. Because of poor documentation (feature films were often not identified by title in conventional sources) no record has yet been found of its initial television broadcast. It's earliest documented Post-WWII telecasts took place in Los Angeles Monday 25 April 1949 on KNBH (Channel 4) and in New York City Sunday 9 October 1949 on the DuMont Television Network's WABD (Channel 5)

Desert Phantom is a 1936 American film directed by S. Roy Luby.


  • Johnny Mack Brown as Billy Donovan
  • Sheila Bromley as Jean Haloran
  • Ted Adams (actor) as Salizar
  • Karl Hackett as Tom Jackson
  • Hal Price as Jim Day
  • Nelson McDowell as "Doc" Simpson
  • Charles King (actor) as Henchman Dan

Category:1936 films
Category:American films
Category:Black-and-white films
Category:English-language films
Category:1930s Western (genre) films
Category:American Western (genre) films


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