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In the late 1960s, and during the 1970s, several of The Shadow old-time radio programs were released on individual cassette tapes and privately traded by OTR enthusiasts. However, by 1988, the program rights terminated any "home-enjoyment" releases as commercially made cassettes of the show began to proliferate the market. All of the episodes listed below can also be heard on various 8-track tapes, albums and CD collections.

The following is a list of the numerous commercially released cassettes and "box set collections" featuring The Shadow's radio adventures. Note: most cassettes have two shows, one per side:

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The Shadow:
Golden Age Radio Blockbusters (1978, Charles Michelson/Metacom Publishing). These were released as individual cassettes, each consisting of two shows.

The League of Terror (Radio Show) (Side A)
The Silent Avenger (Radio Show) (Side B)
The Society of the Living Dead (Radio Show) (Side A: BB 413)
The Poison Death (Radio Show) (Side B: BB 413)
The Phantom Voice (Radio Show) (Side A: BB 426)
The Three Ghosts (Radio Show) (Side B: BB 426)
Death Prowls at Night (Radio Show) (Side A: BB 606)
The House of Horror (Radio Show) (Side B: BB 606)


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The Shadow: Starring Orson Welles Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 (1981, Golden Age Records). These two cassettes were released separately. They were also released on two albums.

The Tenor with the Broken Voice (Radio Show) (Vol. 1)
The Tomb of Terror (Radio Show) (Vol. 1)
The Firebug (Radio Show) (Vol. 2: GA 5029)
Death from the Deep (Radio Show) (Vol. 2: GA 5029)


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The Shadow: Classic Radio Collections (Great American Audio). This set was released in a tiny wooden crate, a wooden car or inside a plastic radio set.

Circle of Death (Radio Show)
The Death Triangle (Radio Show)
The Destroyer (Radio Show)
The Little Man Who Wasn't There (Radio Show)
Traffic in Death (Radio Show)
Can the Dead Talk? (Radio Show)
Death in a Minor Key (Radio Show)
Mind Over Murder (Radio Show)


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The Shadow: Classic Radio Collections (1987, Great American Audio). This set was released in a tiny wooden crate, a wooden car or inside a plastic radio set. This was also released as a CD set.

The Phantom Voice (Radio Show) (6217)

The Silent Avenger (Radio Show) (6217)
The Bride of Death (Radio Show) (6218)
The Temple Bells of Neban (Radio Show) (6218)
The League of Terror (Radio Show) (6219)
Sabotage (Radio Show) (6219)
The Society of the Living Dead (Radio Show) (6220)
The Poison Death (Radio Show) (6220)


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The Shadow: 16 Show Collector Edition (1992, Great American Audio)

The Ruby of Karvahl (Radio Show)
The Precipice Called Death (Radio Show)
Dream of Death (1947 Radio Show)
The Unburied Dead (Radio Show)
Murder in the Death House (Radio Show)
The Hypnotized Audience (Radio Show)
The Ghost Without a Face (Radio Show)
Touch of Death (Radio Show)
The Gorilla Man (Radio Show)
The Gibbering Things (Radio Show)
The Shadow Returns (Radio Show)
Death Rides High (Radio Show)
Makeup for Murder (Radio Show)
Etched with Acid (Radio Show)
The Cat That Killed (Radio Show)
Ghost Town (Radio Show)


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The Shadow: Original Broadcasts from Radio's Golden Age (1993, Great American Audio). This set was released in a tiny wooden crate, a wooden car or inside a plastic radio set.

The Giant of Madras (Radio Show) (45020)
The Laughing Corpse (Radio Show) (45020)
The Bones of the Dragon (Radio Show) (45021)
The Ghost Wore a Silver Slipper (Radio Show) (45021)
The Three Ghosts (Radio Show) (45022)
The White Legion (Radio Show) (45022)
Murders on the Main Stem (Radio Show) (45023)
Doom and the Limping Man (Radio Show) (45023)


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The Shadow: Radio Classics; Double Value Pack (1994, Great American Audio). This was released in a cardboard box with two cassettes.

Circle of Death (Radio Show) (40404)
The Death Triangle (Radio Show) (40404)
The Destroyer (Radio Show) (40405)
The Little Man Who Wasn't There (Radio Show) (40405)


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The Shadow: Radio Classics: individual cassettes with two episodes. Radio Spirits released these as individual CDs too.

Death House Rescue (Radio Show)
Death Keeps a Deadline (Radio Show)
The Devil Takes a Wife (Radio Show) (Vol. I)
Death from the Deep (Radio Show) (Vol. I)
The Creeper (Radio Show) (Vol. II)
Reflection of Death (Radio Show) (Vol. II)
The Shadow Returns (Radio Show) (Vol. III)
Death Rides High (Radio Show) (Vol. III)
The Cat That Killed (Radio Show) (Vol. IV)
Ghost Town (Radio Show) (Vol. IV)
Circle of Death (Radio Show) (Vol. V)
The Death Triangle (Radio Show) (Vol. V)
The Destroyer (Radio Show) (Vol. VI)
The Little Man Who Wasn't There (Radio Show) (Vol. VI)


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The Shadow: Radio Reruns (1977, Charles Michelson). Sold as individual cassettes with one episode each.

The Shadow's Revenge (Radio Show) (#2)
Death from the Deep (Radio Show) (#62)
Curse of Shiva (Radio Show) (#63, cassette states; "Curse of Seeva")
The Isle of the Living Dead (Radio Show) (#213)
The Bride of Death (Radio Show) (#386)
The Nursery Rhyme Murders (Radio Show)


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The Shadow: Recently Discovered, Never Before Released Episodes (1982, The Murray Hill Radio Theatre). This was also released as an LP-set.

Murder in the Death House (Radio Show)
The Oracle of Death (Radio Show)
The Ghost Building (Radio Show)
The Shadow Challenged (Radio Show)
Collectors of Death (Radio Show)
Unto Death Do Us Part (Radio Show)
Ring of Mahlayaylee (Radio Show)
Monkey Woman (Radio Show)
Preview of Terror (Radio Show)


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The Story of The Shadow (Radiola). This set was also offered as Radiola release #4MR-3 on 4 LPs in 1985 and re-released later on 4 CDs. It includes a behind the scenes audio documentary about the classic radio series as well as four episodes.

The Story of The Shadow
The Vengeance of Angela Nolan (Radio Show)
The White Legion (Radio Show)
Friend of Darkness (Radio Show)
They Killed with a Silver Hatchet (Radio Show)


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The Shadow: Two Complete Unedited Radio Adventures (Nostalgia Lane). This was also released as an 8-track and album.

The Devil Takes a Wife (Radio Show) (NL 40418)
Death from the Deep (Radio Show) (NL 40418)


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Two Complete Radio Adventures (Radiola/Magnetic Radio: MR-77516, Crime Series No. 7). Error: The cover dates Death Stalks The Shadow as "January 16, 1944." The 1944 show is actually, Death Stalks at Night. This was also released as an LP.

The Shadow's Revenge (Radio Show)
Death Stalks The Shadow (Radio Show)


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The Shadow Vol. 1 (1992, Radio Spirits). This was released on six audio cassette tapes inside a clamshell case.

The Tomb of Terror (Radio Show)
The Oracle of Death (Radio Show)
The Ghost on the Stair (Radio Show)
The Leopard Strikes (Radio Show)
The Ghost Building (Radio Show)
The Shadow Challenged (Radio Show)
The Cat That Killed (Radio Show)
Murder in the Death House (Radio Show)
The Precipice Called Death (Radio Show)
Doom and the Limping Man (Radio Show)
The Comic Strip Killer (Radio Show)
Stake Out (Radio Show)
Murder Incorporated (Radio Show)
Death on the Bridge (Radio Show)
Death Speaks Twice (Radio Show)
The Ghost Wore a Silver Slipper (Radio Show)
The Unburied Dead (Radio Show)
The White God (Radio Show)


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The Shadow: Golden Age of Radio (Radio Spirits: 8-cassettes). This was also released on 12 CDs.

The White God (Radio Show)
Aboard the Steamship Amazon (Radio Show)
Murders in Wax (Radio Show)
The Tomb of Terror (Radio Show)
Flight of the Vulture (Radio Show)
Murder Incorporated (Radio Show)
The Cat That Killed (Radio Show)
Murder in the Death House (Radio Show)
The Precipice Called Death (Radio Show)
Death on the Bridge (Radio Show)
The Oracle of Death (Radio Show)
The Ghost on the Stair (Radio Show)
The Ghost Building (Radio Show)
Murder Underground (Radio Show)
Death Speaks Twice (Radio Show)
The Walking Corpse (Radio Show)
The Ghost Wore a Silver Slipper (Radio Show)
The Unburied Dead (Radio Show)
Doom and the Limping Man (Radio Show)
The Comic Strip Killer (Radio Show)
The House That Death Built (Radio Show)
The Terror at Wolf's Head Knoll (Radio Show)
The Nursery Rhyme Murders (Radio Show)
Stake Out (Radio Show)


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The Shadow Chronicles (Radio Spirits: 5 cassettes). This was also released as a CD-set.

The Blind Beggar Dies (Radio Show)
The Message from the Hills (Radio Show)
The Isle of Fear (Radio Show)
Death Rides a Broomstick (Radio Show)
The Face (Radio Show)
The Destroyer (Radio Show)
The Chess Club Murders (Radio Show)
The Vengeance of Angela Nolan (Radio Show)
The Shadow: The Making of a Legend


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Legends of Radio: The Shadow Greatest Radio Adventures (Radio Spirits: 20 cassettes). This was also released on 20 CDs.

Death House Rescue (Radio Show)
Circle of Death (Radio Show)
The Death Triangle (Radio Show)
The Society of the Living Dead (Radio Show)
The Plot Murder (Radio Show)
The White Legion (Radio Show)
The Hypnotized Audience (Radio Show)
The Message from the Hills (Radio Show)
Traffic in Death (Radio Show)
Night Without End (Radio Show)
Appointment with Death (Radio Show)
Can the Dead Talk? (Radio Show)
Mansion of Madness (Radio Show)
The Shadow Returns (Radio Show)
Sandhog Murders (Radio Show)
The Voice of Death (Radio Show)
Joey's Christmas Story (Radio Show)
The Shadow Challenged (Radio Show)
The Chess Club Murders (Radio Show)
The Ghost Walks Again (Radio Show)
The Case of the Three Frightened Policemen (Radio Show)
The Ring of Light (Radio Show)
The Wailing Corpse (Radio Show)
The Gibbering Things (Radio Show)
Death to The Shadow (Radio Show)
The Living Head (Radio Show)
The Valley of Living Terror (Radio Show)
Blood Money (Radio Show)
Gang Doctor (Radio Show)
The Devil Takes a Wife (Radio Show)
The Scent of Death (Radio Show)
Spider Boy (Radio Show)
The Phantom of the Lighthouse (Radio Show)
The Curse of the Gypsies (Radio Show)
Murder and the Medium (Radio Show)
The Chill of Death (Radio Show)
The Bones of the Dragon (Radio Show)
Death and the Black Fedora (Radio Show)
One Dead and Two to Go (Radio Show)
Preview of Terror (Radio Show)


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Legends of Radio: The Shadow Radio's Greatest Man of Mystery (Radio Spirits: 10 cassettes). This was also released on 10 CDs.

The Temple Bells of Neban (Radio Show)
The Phantom Voice (Radio Show)
The Bride of Death (Radio Show)
The Firebug (Radio Show)
The Black Abbot (Radio Show)
Prelude to Terror (Radio Show)
The Man Who Murdered Time (Radio Show)
Dead Men Talk (Radio Show)
Phantom Fingerprints (Radio Show)
The Curse of Shiva (Radio Show)
The Leopard Strikes (Radio Show)
Death Gives an Encore (Radio Show)
The Little Man Who Wasn't There (Radio Show)
Curse of the Cat (Radio Show)
Etched with Acid (Radio Show)
Death in a Minor Key (Radio Show)
Murders on the Main Stem (Radio Show)
The Fine Art of Murder (Radio Show)
The Shadow's Revenge (Radio Show)
Reflection of Death (Radio Show)


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The Shadow: Radio's Greatest Man of Mystery! (Radio Spirits: 10 cassettes). This was also released on 10 CDs.

The Three Ghosts (Radio Show)
Death from the Deep (Radio Show)
The Power of the Mind (Radio Show)
The Tenor with the Broken Voice (Radio Show)
Death Stalks The Shadow (Radio Show)
Shyster Payoff (Radio Show)
Black Rock (Radio Show)
Death Is Blind (Radio Show)
The Inventor of Death (Radio Show)
Death on the Rails (Radio Show)
Murder with Music (Radio Show)
Mind Over Murder (Radio Show)
The Gorilla Man (Radio Show)
The Werewolf of Hamilton Mansion (Radio Show)
Death Rides High (Radio Show)
Death Takes the Wheel (Radio Show)
Dream of Death (Radio Show)
A Gift of Murder (Radio Show)
Speaking of Radio: Bret Morrison


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The Shadow: The Lost Shows (Radio Spirits: 5 cassettes). This was also released as a CD-set.

Death House Rescue (Radio Show)
Death Keeps a Deadline (Radio Show)
The Hoodoo Ship (Radio Show)
The Altar of Death (Radio Show)
Death Is Just Around the Corner (Radio Show) ("Out of This World")
The Brief Fame of John Copper (Radio Show)
Seance with Death (Radio Show)
Death Is a Colored Dream (Radio Show)
The Nursery Rhyme Murders (Radio Show)
The Man Who Was Death (Radio Show)


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The Shadow: Rare Radio Gems (Radio Spirits). A set of four cassettes, which was also released as a CD-set.

The Caverns of Death (Radio Show)
Death Under the Chapel (Radio Show)
Sandhog Murders (Radio Show)
The Case of the Three Frightened Policemen (Radio Show)
Ring of Light (Radio Show)
The Return of Anatole Chevanic (Radio Show)
Death Speaks Twice (Radio Show)
Death Gives an Encore (Radio Show)
Dead Men Tell (Radio Show)


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The Shadow Knows! (1989, Radio Yesteryear).

When the Grave Is Opened (Radio Show)
The Man Who Murdered Time (Radio Show)
The Thing in the Cage (Radio Show)
The Altar of Death (Radio Show)
Blood Money (Radio Show)
The Fine Art of Murder (Radio Show)
Ghosts Can Kill (Radio Show)
Hounds in the Hills (Radio Show)
The Plot Murder (Radio Show)


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The Shadow (1989, Radio Yesteryear).

Black Rock (Radio Show) (Vol. 1)
The Devil Takes a Wife (Radio Show) (Vol. 1)
Sabotage by Air (Radio Show) (Vol. 6)
Stake Out (Radio Show) (Vol. 6)
The Bride Wore Black (Radio Show) (Vol. 12)
The Curse of the Gypsies (Radio Show) (Vol. 12)
The White God (Radio Show) (Vol. 13)
The Tenor with the Broken Voice (Radio Show) (Vol. 13)
Aboard the Steamship Amazon (Radio Show) (Vol. 17)
Can the Dead Talk? (Radio Show) (Vol. 17)



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When Radio Was King! The Shadow Knows About the Drug Pushers with Orson Welles 1939 (Memorabilia Records). This was also released as an 8-track and album.

The Temple Bells of Neban (Radio Show)


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The World's Greatest Old-Time Radio Shows: One cassette featuring The Shadow and another with The Bob Hope Show. This was also released as a 2-CD set.

Title of The Shadow episode is unknown


The following is a list of cassette compilations where The Shadow radio episodes were released with other old-time radio programs.

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Masked Marvels: includes three episodes of The Shadow. This was also released on 10 CDs.

Sabotage (Radio Show)
The Laughing Corpse (Radio Show)
The Phantom Voyage (Radio Show)


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Old-Time Radio's Greatest Detectives (1997, Radio Spirits): includes three episodes of The Shadow. This was also released as a CD-set.

Death Shows the Way (Radio Show)
Flight of the Vulture (Radio Show)
Murder Incorporated (Radio Show)


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Old-Time Radio's Greatest Mysteries (1998, Radio Spirits): includes three episodes of The Shadow.

Murders in Wax (Radio Show)
Aboard the Steamship Amazon (Radio Show)
Carnival of Death (Radio Show)


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Old-Time Radio's Greatest Mysteries (2002, Radio Spirits): includes four Shadow episodes. This was also released on 20 CDs. Though it shares the same "Greatest Mysteries" title as the set above, it is a different release entirely.

The White Legion (Radio Show)
The Creeper (Radio Show)
Death Rides a Broomstick (Radio Show)
Murder from the Grave (Radio Show)


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Smithsonian Legendary Performers: The Best of Old-Time Radio Starring Orson Welles. There are eight complete and unedited radio shows including one episode of The Shadow.

Hounds in the Hills (Radio Show)


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Too Hot for Radio: includes one episode of The Shadow. This was also released as a CD set.

The Voice of Death (Radio Show)
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