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The House of Greed
Radio information

Blue Coal

  • Script:
  • Orson Welles
  • Agnes Moorehead
Aired date

December 5, 1937

Running time

30 min

Preceded by

Circle of Death (Radio Show)

Followed by

The Death Triangle (Radio Show)

Synopsis[edit | edit source]

After the death of their father, two siblings gain his inheritance. However, they must continue their late father's philanthropy as was termed in his will. If they don't, the money goes to the father's second wife. On the daughters twenty-first birthday, she and her brother are visited by the wife, their uncle and a doctor. The trio plan an elaborate sceme of murdering the young girl and ridding her brother too in order to gain the inheritance for themselves.

Full Cast[edit | edit source]

Featured Characters:


  • Katherine Kendall (Kendall's second wife)
  • Steven (Katherine's brother)
  • Dr. Sabin

Other Characters:

  • Mr. Kendall (dies)
  • Alice Kendall (Kendall's daughter)
  • Tom Kendall (Kendall's son)

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