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Death by Chapter
Radio information
Aired date

July 4, 1954

Running time

30 min

Preceded by

The Vengeance of Angela Nolan (Radio Show)

Followed by

Death Rides the Subway (Radio Show)


A would-be writer crosses the thin line between fact and fiction when his imagination becomes a murderous reality.

Full Cast[]

Featured Characters:


  • Alvin Kane (a writer; captured)

Other Characters:

  • Mrs. Meggs (Kane's landlady)
  • Chet Hale (a magazine publisher)
  • Hale's unnamed secretary

Notes and References[]

The radio script for "Death by Chapter" was published in The Shadow Knows...


Radio scripts reprinted in The Shadow Knows...
* Death by Chapter * The Blackball Murder * Heartbeat of Death * The Horror in the Night * Murder Before the Storm * Murder in the Sun * The Vision of Death * The Case of the Dead Man's Shoes * The Final Hour * The Hands of Death * The Case of the Vanishing Killer * The Master of Torture * The Nightmare Combination * Tunnel of Terror * The Bells of St. Peter's