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Murder on Approval
Radio information

B.F. Goodrich Tires

  • Script:
  • Orson Welles
  • Margot Stevenson
Aired date

June 12, 1938

Running time

29 min

Preceded by

The Tenor with the Broken Voice (Radio Show)

Followed by

The Tomb of Terror (Radio Show)

Synopsis[edit | edit source]

Enemies of the United States have developed a germ that could wipe out the entire army, eventually leaving the U.S. open to invasion. It is first tested out at a barracks near New York. The Shadow must hurry and find out who is behind it and if a cure is available.

Full Cast[edit | edit source]

Featured Characters:


  • Dr. Colanza (dies)
  • Dr. Nickolas Harris (dies)

Other Characters:

  • Steve (an infected solider)
  • Colonel Torrance

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