Passed | | Action, Horror, Mystery
John and Janet get a weird letter telling them to go to a ghost town which has an abandoned mine. There they contend with bad guys looking for hidden gold. They are aided by a mysterious Phantom.
Warner Bros. salvaged long shots of silent Ken Maynard films and used them in this film. Thus, many of the long shots of John Wayne and Duke are actually shots of Maynard and Tarzan from earlier films.
Benedict, just why are you back in town? And what are you trying to pull, up at the Mary-Ann?
Benedict: No one's been near that worthless mine for years
Joe Ryan: I'm not so sure it's worthless. You ain't hanging on here for nothing.
Benedict: Joe Ryan, your father was a bad man...
Duke(II)' is listed 2nd in the opening credits (above the title) but not mentioned in the comprehensive cast list. IMDb's policy for such a case is to list the opening credits first and fill in the rest with the comprehensive list.
Turner Classic Movies (TCM) has been showing a re-released version of this film (the PCA certificate number ends with "R" on it). The original version has Erville Alderson's name misspelled as "Anderson." That version was broadcast on TCM's sister station, TNT, in 1990.