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The Brief Fame of John Cooper
Radio information

Blue Coal

  • John Archer
  • Judith Allen
Aired date

March 11, 1945

Running time

28:55 min

Preceded by

The Mother Goose Bandit (Radio Show)

Followed by

The Case of the Flaming Skull (Radio Show)

Synopsis[edit | edit source]

A crime boss frames Lamont Cranston for murder and the criminologist is sent behind bars. How can The Shadow prove his alter-ego's innocence?

Full Cast[edit | edit source]

Featured Characters:


  • The Royal Mob:
  • Robert Stone
  • Jean Harsh
  • Happy Herman (dies)

Other Characters:

Notes and References[edit | edit source]

  • "The Brief Fame of John Cooper" is a "lost episode" and only survives as an Australian rebroadcast, featuring Lloyd Lamble as Lamont Cranston.
  • The original title of this script was "The Brief Fame of John Potter."

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