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The Chess Club Murders
Radio information

Blue Coal

  • Bill Johnstone
  • Marjorie Anderson
Aired date

February 23, 1941

Running time

29:20 min

Preceded by

The Phantom Voyage (Radio Show)

Followed by

Death Rides a Broomstick (Radio Show)

Synopsis[edit | edit source]

A triple murder occurs at the Chess Club and The Shadow checkmates the killer.

Full Cast[edit | edit source]

Supporting Characters:


  • Dr. Lathan (suicide, jumps out of a window)

Other Characters:

  • Commissioner Weston (mentioned only)
  • Andy (an elevator operator; dies)
  • Blackie (the elevator operator's dog)
  • Raymond Parker (a newspaper owner; dies)
  • Robert Dowden (dies)
  • John Lord (dies)

Notes and References[edit | edit source]

  • The Shadow saves nobody in this episode. All the the characters are killed off by the villain, who then commits suicide once The Shadow corners him.

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