Shadow Comics Vol 1 83.jpg
Murder in the Carnival
Radio information

Grove Laboratories

Aired date

January 13, 1946

Running time

30 min

Preceded by

The Creature That Kills (Radio Show)

Followed by

Curse of the Cat (Radio Show)

Synopsis[edit | edit source]

Performers are being killed off in a traveling circus show. The owner calls upon Lamont Cranston for help in solving the grisly murders. He discovers that the dancer of the troupe had secretly married the performers, and then killed them for their wealth. When confronted by The Shadow, she falls to her death in a crocodile pit.

Full Cast[edit | edit source]

Featured Characters:


  • Salome (a circus dancer; dies)

Other Characters:

  • Mac McGarvey (a circus owner)
  • The Gorilla Man (dies)
  • Bahama, the Hindu (dies)
  • The Headless Wonder (dies)

Notes and References[edit | edit source]

  • "Murder in the Carnival" was later published as a back-up story in Shadow Comics #83.

Links[edit | edit source]

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.