EPISODE 5: The Seat of Judgement (1943)
The Phantom deals with Professor Davidson (Frank Shannon) and his daughter Diana (Jeanne Bates) who search Africa for the Lost City of Zoloz, reputed to be the source of a large hidden treasure. Also searching is a local crook, Singapore Smith (Joe Devlin), and Dr. Max Bremmer (Kenneth MacDonald), a Nazi agent who plans to destroy the peace in which the native tribes have been living and build a secret German airbase at Zoloz. But Diana's fiancé Godfrey Prescott (Tom Tyler), who is also The Phantom, feared and respected by the natives as The Ghost Who Walks, circumvents the traps and schemes of the villains.
THE PHANTOM serial cracks along at a memorable pace with an entertaining storyline, some excellent fight choreography, visually interesting set pieces, and a truly fine performance from Tom Tyler in the title role. This video includes all 15 chapters with runtime of .
Chapter Titles: 1. The Sign of the Skull 2. The Man Who Never Dies 3. A Traitor's Code 4. The Seat of Judgement 5. The Ghost Who Walks 6. Jungle Whispers 7. The Mystery Well 8. In Quest of the Keys 9. The Fire Princess 10. The Chamber of Death 11. The Emerald Key 12. The Fangs of the Beast 13. The Road to Zoloz 14. The Lost City 15. Peace in the Jungle
Directed by B. Reeves Eason
Starring Tom Tyler, Jeanne Bates, Ernie Adams