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The Creeper
Radio information
  • Bill Johnstone
  • Marjorie Anderson
Aired date

November 3, 1940

Running time

30 min

Preceded by

The Mark of the Black Widow (Radio Show)

Followed by

Carnival of Death (Radio Show)


Several accidents are occurring at a lumber camp. The workers believe it is a backwoods creature named "The Creeper" who's responsible. Vacationing the area, Lamont and Margot stumble on to one of the accident scenes where a tree has fallen on a lumberman. The two hear about the local superstition which are frightening the men. However, The Shadow knows better and investigates.

Full Cast[]


  • The Creeper (Frank Barton; dies)
  • King (the Creeper's pet grizzly bear)
  • Bill MacCraig (lumberman foreman; dies)
  • Dermott (dies)

Other Characters:

  • Squanto (an Indian guide)
  • Mr. Moore (owner of a lumber mill)
  • Pierre le Blank (lumberman; dies)

Notes and References[]

  • Though they share the same name, this episode should not be confused with the 1938 show with Orson Welles.