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Heartbeat of Death
Radio information
Aired date

September 5, 1954

Running time

29:40 min

Preceded by

The Blackball Murder (Radio Show)

Followed by

No Corpse for the Killer (Radio Show)

Synopsis[edit | edit source]

The Shadow must decide whether an old woman is really being threatened with murder, as she insists, or is mentally unbalanced.

Full Cast[edit | edit source]

Featured Characters:


  • Fred Sefton (Aunt Heppie's nephew; dies)

Other Characters:

  • Commissioner Weston (mentioned only)
  • Aunt Heppie Sefton (dies)
  • Sally Sefton (Aunt Heppie's sister)
  • Dr. Cunninham (family physician)
  • Adam (Aunt Heppie's hired help)

Notes and References[edit | edit source]

Links[edit | edit source]

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
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