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A mysterious criminal known as The Whispering Shadow commits crimes by means of a gang he controls by television and radio rays. Jack Norton, whose brother was murdered by The Whispering Shadow, suspects that the eerie Professor Strang - whose ghostly wax museum contains figures far too lifelike - may be involved in the crimes. Written by
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Bela stars in his first serial. Bela's acting is great, and the serial
itself is not bad, considering it was filmed in 18 days (6 days a week
for 3 weeks). The exciting titles of the 12 chapters are: 1) The Master
Magician 2) The Collapsing Room 3) The All-Seeing Eye 4) The Shadow
Strikes 5) Wanted for Murder 6) The Man Who Was Czar 7) The Double Room
8) The Red Circle 9) The Fatal Secret 10) The Death Warrant 11) The
Trap 12) King of the World. It is interesting to note that the name of
Bela's character was Adam Strang, and the main ingredient of the story
was a radio death ray. Perhaps this was fodder for the science fiction
writer Gardner Fox when he wrote those "Mystery in Space" comics in the
1960s, with Adam Strange and the Zeta beam! A serial that fans of Bela
will find entertaining.
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