Border Phantom
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Border Phantom
A curious western, Border Phantom contains story elements that might have been better suited to a "Fu Manchu" melodrama. Hero Larry O'Day (Bob Steele) takes on a gang of crooks who specialize in smuggling Chinese "picture brides" across the Mexican border. Masterminding the scheme are one Dr. Von Kurtz (Hans Joby), who behaves in a most Nazi-like fashion (and this was two years before Nazis became standard movie villains!), and Chinese mandarin Chang Lu (Miki Morita), who poses as a houseboy. Though the plot is out of the ordinary, the good guys take care of the bad… More