|Directed by||Alan James|
|Written by||Paul Perez|
|Starring||Johnny Mack Brown|
|Cinematography||Richard Fryer (uncredited)|
|Distributed by||Universal Pictures|
Flaming Frontiers (1938) is a Universal movie serial starring Johnny Mack Brown. It was a remake of Heroes of the West (1932). It was re-edited into a TV series in 1966. Much of the material was reused in Lon Chaney Jr.'s 1942 serial Overland Mail.
Prospector Tom Grant discovers found a rich gold vein up South. His findings however, soon attract landowner Bart Eaton. Tom's sister Mary heads for the gold fields with Eaton and his men following. Eaton teams up with Ace Daggett who plans to doublecross him and get the gold for himself. They then frame Tom for murder and then try to get him to sign over his claim. The scout Tex Houston is on hand, escaping the attempts on his life, saving Mary from various perils, and trying to bring in the real killer and clear Tom…
Along with Heroes of the West (1932) this serial was based on "The Tie That Binds" by Peter B. Kyne.