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The Creeper
Radio information

B.F. Goodrich Tires

  • Script:
  • Orson Welles
  • Margot Stevenson
Aired date

May 29, 1938

Running time

29 min

Preceded by

Message from the Hills (Radio Show)

Followed by

The Tenor with the Broken Voice (Radio Show)

Synopsis[edit | edit source]

Several kidnappings and burglaries have been committed by someone who has managed to evade the police and security guards, but there have been no ransom notes and no high-value items taken. After a friend of Margot's also vanishes,The Shadow investigates and discovers an abandoned sewer system in the area where the crimes have taken place. During a search, Margot falls through the floors of a rotting tunnel and ends up within The Creeper's hidden cavern, a place filled with chained captors.

Full Cast[edit | edit source]

Featured Characters:


  • The Creeper (dies)

Other Characters:

  • Commissioner Weston (mentioned only)
  • Edith Day
  • Mrs. Day (Edith's mother)
  • Mary (Mrs. Day's maid)
  • Henry (Mrs. Day's butler)
  • Callihan (a watchman)
  • Dr. Conrad

Notes and References[edit | edit source]

  • Margot Lane receives a shoulder wound from a bullet by The Creeper.

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