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The Blackball Murder
Radio information
Aired date

August 29, 1954

Running time

30 min

Preceded by

The Eyes of the God (Radio Show)

Followed by

Heartbeat of Death (Radio Show)


When a member is blackballed from the Bay Yacht Club, murder and treachery follows.

Full Cast[]

Featured Characters:


  • Miles Anders (secretary-treasurer of the Bay Yacht Club)

Other Characters:

  • Dan Jackson (blackballed applicant for membership)
  • Maud Harper (a club member)
  • Commodore Greg Wilson (a club member; dies)
  • Police Chief Sawyer (mentioned only)

Notes and References[]


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