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The Ruby of Karvahl
Radio information

Blue Coal

Aired date

October 19, 1947

Running time

30 min

Preceded by

The Curse of the Gypsies (Radio Show)

Followed by

Death Hunt (Radio Show)


A cursed ruby creates death and destruction to those who own it.

Full Cast

Featured Characters:


  • Carl Manners (a make-up artist; dies)
  • Moonlight Joe (a thug also disguised as actor "Hugo Zarra"; dies)
  • Baggs Huggins (thug; dies)

Other Characters:

  • Commissioner Weston
  • Hugo Zarra (an actor; dies)
  • Lorna Zarra (Hugo's wife; dies)
  • Charles (Lorna's brother; dies)

Notes and References

  • Commissioner Weston shoots and kills murderer, Carl Manners.
  • Except for Cranston, Ms. Lane and Commissioner Weston, everyone dies in this episode -- thus, The Shadow rescues nobody.
  • The broadcast aired again on May 30, 1948.
  • The cassette label from The Shadow Collector's Edition identifies the episode as "The Ruby of Karavahl," however, other releases label the episode as "The Ruby of Karvahl."
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