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The Old People
Radio information

BF Goodrich Tires

  • Orson Welles
  • Margot Stevenson
Aired date

June 26, 1938

Running time

30 min

Preceded by

The Tomb of Terror (Radio Show)

Followed by

The Voice of the Trumpet (Radio Show)

Synopsis[edit | edit source]

Three airplanes flying to Argentina have disappeared, which leads The Shadow to a mad scientist in the Amazon with a serum that makes people older.

Full Cast[edit | edit source]

Featured Characters:


  • Dr. Anton Freeman (dies)

Other Characters:

  • Superintendent McWade
  • Jack, an American pilot
  • Terry Cain (a pilot captured and aged by Dr. Freeman; dies)

Notes and References[edit | edit source]

  • Though The Shadow is invisible, the evil Dr. Freeman is able to grab and crush him until Margot Lane saves him by having "the old people" attack the doctor.

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