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    • The Shadow

    • Radio Treasures
    • By: Fran Striker
    • Narrated by: Orson Welles, Margot Stevenson, Agnes Moorehead, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59

    Radio listeners first heard the sinister laugh of The Shadow on July 31, 1930. This 80th anniversary treasury includes two never-before-released shows starring Orson Welles and Margot Stevenson - "Revenge on the Shadow" and "The Hospital Murders" - from previously lost transcription records. This 9-hour digitally restored and remastered collection also includes the premiere broadcast of the 1937 radio revival.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Shadow Knows!!!

    • By Amazon Customer on 01-28-18

    Regular price: $25.17

    • The Shadow: Weird Adventures

    • By: Original Radio Broadcast
    • Narrated by: Orson Welles, Bret Morrison, Bill Johnstone, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Lamont Cranston (aka The Shadow) and Margot Lane are intrepid world travelers, adventuring in major countries, remote islands, hidden valleys, and bizarre towns. Their perilous ports of call included places like “Devil’s Island” and “The Valley of Living Terror”. Join them on their journeys, in which you will hear four of the outstanding actors who played The Shadow: Orson Welles, Bill Johnstone, John Archer, and Bret Morrison. We also pay tribute to eight actresses who braved the jungles, swamps, and curses as risk-taking heroine and damsel-in-distress, Margot Lane....

    Regular price: $25.17

    • Story of the Shadow

    • By: Original Radio Broadcast
    • Narrated by: Orson Welles, Bill Johnstone, Bret Morrison
    • Length: 3 hrs and 51 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    For 80 years, fans of radio mystery have thrilled to the mocking tones of The Shadow's sinister laughter and to the daring adventures of radio's greatest crime-fighter. In this sound portrait of The Shadow, produced by David Goldin, his mysterious origins are recalled in recorded interviews by Walter Gibson, who created Lamont Cranston and wrote 283 Shadow novels, and by Ken Roberts, the announcer who introduced The Shadow broadcasts for more than a decade.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • OTR History + Terrific Episodes = Great Fun

    • By Matthew Kelley on 10-03-18

    Regular price: $13.27

    • Joey's Christmas Story

    • By: The Shadow
    • Narrated by: Bill Johnstone
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    This episode of The Shadow was originally broadcast on December 22, 1940.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Little Joey goes shopping with Lamont and Margo

    • By THoward on 11-11-14

    Regular price: $0.95

    • The Shadow: Evil Lurks

    • By: Original Radio Broadcast
    • Narrated by: Orson Welles, Bill Johnstone, Old Time Radio
    • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Wealthy dilettante Lamont Cranston led a double life as a mysterious crime fighter. He dispatched his share of racketeers and kidnappers but was at his fiercest when facing globe-threatening villains and insane masters of the occult. Orson Welles, Bill Johnstone, and Bret Morrison star as The Shadow. This collection includes many rare episodes not heard since their original broadcast (one with Welles in the lead and others featuring Johnstone). In addition, several are presented here with sound upgrades. Listen to Lamont fight crime with unmistakable panache!

    Regular price: $25.17

    • The Shadow

    • Unearthly Specters
    • By: Walter Gibson
    • Narrated by: Orson Welles, Bill Johnstone, Bret Morrison, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    Radio Spirits presents The Shadow, in 18 digitally remastered episodes of the series eeriest exploits. You will join The Shadow, goaded by ghosts and vexed by snakes, as he battles strange and supposedly supernatural foes.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The Shadow.. A walk down memory lane.

    • By Cliff on 09-09-13

    Regular price: $25.17

    • The Shadow: Crime Does Not Pay

    • By: Walter Gibson
    • Narrated by: Bill Johnstone, Bret Morrison
    • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Bill Johnstone and Bret Morrison star as amateur criminologist Lamont Cranston, alias The Shadow, "a man of wealth, a student of science, and master of other people's minds" who has devoted his life to "righting wrongs, protecting the innocent, and punishing the guilty".

    Regular price: $25.17

    • The Chess Club Murders

    • By: The Shadow
    • Narrated by: Bill Johnstone
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    This episode of The Shadow was originally broadcast on February 23, 1941.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Nice little mystery.

    • By Chris Coyne on 01-27-15

    Regular price: $0.95

    • The Shadow Vol. 7

    • By: The Shadow
    • Narrated by: Bill Johnstone
    • Length: 2 hrs and 23 mins
    • Original Recording
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    This collection of the The Shadow contains five episodes of the classic radio series:

    Hypnotic Death (2/12/1939)
    Friend of Darkness (2/19/1939)
    Appointment with Death (3/12/1939)
    Can the Dead Talk? (3/19/1939)
    The Man Who Murdered Time (8/20/1939)

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Shadow Vol. 8

    • By: The Shadow
    • Narrated by: Bill Johnstone
    • Length: 2 hrs and 7 mins
    • Original Recording
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    This collection of the The Shadow contains five episodes of the classic radio series:

    Dead Men Talk (9/24/1939)
    The Phantom Fingerprints (10/29/1939)
    Mansion of Madness (11/5/1939)
    The Shadow Returns (11/19/1939)
    The Sandhog Murders (11/26/1939)

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Strange Puzzles

    • The Shadow
    • By: Edith Meiser, Walter Gibson
    • Narrated by: Orson Welles, Bill Johnstone, Bret Morrison, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 23 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    Music, madness, death, and darkness face amateur criminologist Lamont Cranston and The Shadow. In the midst of the most classic of mystery motifs - from foreboding castles to frame ups - he unravels each remarkable riddle. From elusive treasure to conclusive evidence: How? Why? And, who dunnit? Let your curiosity lead you through two newly discovered Orson Welles episodes, available here for the first time since their original broadcasts in 1938 - "He Died at Twelve" and "The Black Buddha."

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Shadow knows.

    • By Chris Coyne on 10-05-15

    Regular price: $25.17

    • Murder Incorporated

    • By: The Shadow
    • Narrated by: Bill Johnstone
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    This episode of The Shadow was originally broadcast on December 17, 1939.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The Shadow's gardener dies

    • By THoward on 12-25-13

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Death Shows the Way

    • By: The Shadow
    • Narrated by: Bill Johnstone
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    This episode of The Shadow was originally broadcast on December 3, 1939.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A fun who did it.

    • By Jean on 12-09-17

    Regular price: $0.95

    • The Shadow: Dream of Death

    • By: Walter Gibson
    • Narrated by: Orson Welles, Bill Johnstone, Agnes Moorehead, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    The Shadow knew what evil lurked in the hearts of men...and for some reason the thought of it made him laugh. His eerie, cast-iron chuckle rattled out of the radio, transfixing audiences of all ages with the expectation of thrills, chills, and adventure ahead. Orson Welles, Bill Johnstone, and Bret Morrison don the cloak and cloud men's minds through 18 enigmatic episodes. Agnes Moorehead, Marjorie Anderson, Grace Matthews, and Gertrude Warner watch his back with winning style as Margot Lane.

    Regular price: $25.17

    • The Shadow Vol. 11

    • By: The Shadow
    • Narrated by: Bill Johnstone
    • Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
    • Original Recording
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    This collection of the The Shadow contains five episodes of the classic radio series:

    The Curse of Shiva (12/1/1940)
    The Voice of Death (12/8/1940)
    Joey's Christmas Story (12/22/1940)
    Ghost on the Stair (12/29/1940)
    The Leopard Strikes (1/5/1941)

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Shadow Vol. 12

    • By: The Shadow
    • Narrated by: Bill Johnstone
    • Length: 2 hrs and 19 mins
    • Original Recording
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    This collection of the The Shadow contains five episodes of the classic radio series:

    Ghost Building (1/12/1941)
    The Shadow Challenged (1/19/1941)
    The Chess Club Murders (2/23/1941)
    Death Rides a Broomstick (3/2/1941)
    Murder Underground (3/9/1941)

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Shadow Vol. 6

    • By: The Shadow
    • Narrated by: Bill Johnstone
    • Length: 2 hrs and 21 mins
    • Original Recording
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    This collection of the The Shadow contains five episodes of the classic radio series:

    The Black Abbot (10/2/1938)
    Death Stalks The Shadow (10/9/1938)
    Night Without End (10/16/1938)
    Gun Island (10/23/1938)
    Prelude to Terror (1/29/1939)

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Stockings Were Hung

    • By: The Shadow
    • Narrated by: Bill Johnstone
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    This episode of The Shadow was originally broadcast on December 24, 1939.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Christmas story with The Shadow

    • By THoward on 01-23-14

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Death Speaks Twice

    • By: The Shadow
    • Narrated by: Bill Johnstone
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    This episode of The Shadow was originally broadcast on February 15, 1942.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Recording equipment catches the killer

    • By THoward on 12-25-13

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Pursuit: When Man Hunts Man

    • By: Original Radio Broadcast
    • Narrated by: Ted DeCorsisa, Ben Wright, Bill Johnstone, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 56 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Two radio stalwarts, Ted DeCorsia and Ben Wright, give voice to the dignified, professional, and persistent Peter Black. Once on a case, he never relents until the suspect is behind bars. Black’s boss, Chief Inspector Harkness, is portrayed by Bill Johnstone - who also sets the tone each week as the powerful narrator of the series. Skillfully directed by William Robson and Elliott Lewis, and taughtly written by masters of the craft Antony Ellis, Morton Fine, and David Friedkin, this series is sure to capture your imagination.

    Regular price: $13.27

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