Orson Welles as The Shadow (CPR-LP).jpg
Murders in Wax
Radio information

B.F. Goodrich Tires

  • Script:
  • Orson Welles
  • Margot Stevenson
Aired date

May 15, 1938

Running time

29 min

Preceded by

Aboard the Steamship Amazon (Radio Show)

Followed by

Message from the Hills (Radio Show)

Synopsis[edit | edit source]

A killer in prison manages to enact his revenge on those who sent him up by placing their dead bodies in a wax museum.

Full Cast[edit | edit source]

Featured Characters:


  • George Keegan (a prisoner)
  • Warden Drisgel (dies)

Other Characters:

  • Commissioner Weston
  • Cordona (mentioned only)
  • Officer Morgan
  • Kerry (a jail guard)
  • Mayor Lewis
  • D. A. John Armstrong (dies)
  • Mrs. Armstrong (John's wife)
  • Edna Kelly (dies)

Notes and References[edit | edit source]

  • The LP, Orson Welles as The Shadow, released on Command Performance Records identifies the episode as "Murder in Wax." Ken Roberts, the announcer, introduces the episode as "Murders in Wax."

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