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The Shadow Returns
Radio information

Blue Coal

  • Bill Johnstone
  • Marjorie Anderson
Aired date

November 19, 1939

Running time

30 min

Preceded by

The Inventor of Death (Radio Show)

Followed by

Sandhog Murders (Radio Show)

Synopsis[edit | edit source]

Several crewmen at sea have been infected by a fake doctor who is injecting them with "blood red rubies" in order to smuggle them past customs officials.

Full Cast[edit | edit source]

Featured Characters:


  • Dr. Vadelaw (dies)

Other Characters:

  • Captain Blair
  • Victor Payne (a cabin boy)
  • Mr. Kentsmith
  • Mr. Johnson
  • Matthew
  • Miles
  • Dr. Sparrow

Notes and References[edit | edit source]

  • This episode features a young Richard Widmark who voices "Victor Payne."
  • It is revealed that Cranston has some medical background, at least enough to operate on a man's arm.

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