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Air Freight Fracas
Radio information
  • Script: John Fleming
  • Bret Morrison
  • Grace Matthews
Running time

15 min

Preceded by

Computer Calculates, but The Shadow Knows (Radio Show)

Followed by



A former gangster who has gone straight and now runs an air freight business is being pressured by a thug who wants to use the freight business as a front for a smuggling operation.

Full Cast[]

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:


  • Harry McCarty (captured)
  • "Shipwreck" Malone (captured)

Other Characters:

  • Santos Ortega as Commissioner Weston
  • Johnny Fresno (former gangster)
  • Eddie Sultan (shipping clerk working for Fresno)
  • Police sergeant

Notes and References[]

  • "Air Freight Fracas" was recorded in 1964, but was never a radio broadcast. It was released in 1968 on the LP, "The Official Adventures of The Shadow," under the Metro label "Leo the Lion" (CH-1048). The Metro Label re-released the LP again in 1975.
  • Along with Bret Morrison, Grace Matthews and Santos Ortega, Ken Roberts returned to be the "Announcer".