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Friend of Darkness
Radio information

Blue Coal

  • Bill Johnstone
  • Agnes Moorehead
Aired date

February 19, 1939

Running time

30 min

Preceded by

Hypnotic Death (Radio Show)

Followed by

Horror in Wax (Radio Show)

Synopsis[edit | edit source]

A blind man, with a highly developed sense of touch, is forced to be a safe cracker for a gang of bank robbers, or else they'll shoot his seeing-eye dog.

Full Cast[edit | edit source]

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:


  • Skinner
  • Monty
  • Joe

Other Characters:

  • Peter Blair (a blind man)
  • Mrs. Blair (Peter's mother)
  • Rex (Peter's dog)
  • Prince (dog)

Notes and References[edit | edit source]

  • "Friend of Darkness" features a young Richard Widmark.

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