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The Horror in the Night
Radio information
Aired date

April 25, 1954

Running time

30 min

Preceded by

The Bells of St. Peter's (Radio Show)

Followed by

The Defender (Radio Show)


A movie producer wants to turn a haunted inn into a film studio. However, while inspecting the place he finds a few corpses and immediately contacts Lamont Cranston by phone.

Full Cast[]

Featured Characters:


  • Will Markham (a movie producer)

Other Characters:

  • Mrs. McCow (a widow of a seafaring man)

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