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The Leopard Strikes
Radio information
  • Script: Jerry Devine
  • Bill Johnstone
  • Marjorie Anderson
Aired date

January 5, 1941

Running time

29 min

Preceded by

The Ghost on the Stair (Radio Show)

Followed by

The Ghost Building (Radio Show)

Synopsis[edit | edit source]

A policeman is found dead near the zoo and appears to have been killed by a black leopard. Soon after, a similar death occurs to a derelict in the park. The Shadow visits the zookeepers and discovers one of them is the leader of a leopard cult, and it is he who is committing the murders.

Full Cast[edit | edit source]

Supporting Characters:


  • Mr. Harper (a zoo keeper; dies)

Other Characters:

  • Commissioner Weston
  • A leopard cult and their high priestess
  • Ribu (a black leopard; dies)
  • Officer Kelly
  • Mr. Oliver (a zoo keeper; dies)
  • Mac (a police officer; dies)


  • New York City Zoo

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