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Merry Christmas by the Thousand
Radio information

Blue Coal

  • Jon Archer
  • Judith Allen
Aired date

December 24, 1944

Running time

30 min

Preceded by

The Ghost on Horseback (Radio Show)

Followed by

The Phantom Brother (Radio Show)

Synopsis[edit | edit source]

A young boy is passing out thousand dollar bills to the needy during the holidays. Commissioner Weston realizes that they're counterfeits and informs Lamont Cranston of the situation. When the boy is tracked down, they learn he is the grandson of a banker. Unknown to the boy and his grandfather, is that the elder's secretary has been embezzling money from the family and replacing their account with fake bills. The Shadow discovers the truth and goes after the real crook.

Full Cast[edit | edit source]

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:


  • John (Adams' secretary)

Other Characters:

  • Henry Adams (a banker)
  • Billy (Adams' grandson)

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