(9/44-4/45) Radio: Voice of "The Shadow".
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I enjoyed Monogram. They were fast B pictures, but the people were all good. Working at Monogram, the techniques were all the same, except that they would just shoot a lot faster. They didn't rehearse as much, and they'd shoot the whole picture in a week. In a larger studio, it would take three or four weeks to do a B picture. For instance, if you were in a B picture, actors didn't say "God damn ...
John Archer replaced Bret Morrison
as the voice of "The Shadow" on the popular radio series in 1944. John left after a year when his Broadway career kicked up. He was, in turn, replaced briefly by Stephen Courtleigh
before Morrison, who most consider the definitive voice of "The Shadow," returned in late 1945.