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The Shadow Returns (1946)

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People are literally flying off balconies to their deaths as Lamont Cranston, aka the Shadow, tries to make sense out of a confusing jumble of murders, disappearances, jewels that aren't ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Kane Richmond ...
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Margo Lane (as Barbara Reed)
Tom Dugan ...
Joseph Crehan ...
Police Insp. Cardona
Pierre Watkin ...
Police Commissioner J.R. Weston
Robert Emmett Keane ...
Charles Frobay
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Michael Hasdon
Lester Dorr ...
William Monk
Rebel Randall ...
Lenore Jessup
Emmett Vogan ...
Joseph Yomans, aka Paul Breck
Sherry Hall ...
Robert Buell
Cyril Delevanti ...
John Adams
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People are literally flying off balconies to their deaths as Lamont Cranston, aka the Shadow, tries to make sense out of a confusing jumble of murders, disappearances, jewels that aren't jewels, hidden laboratories and secret formulas. Written by Doug Sederberg <vornoff@sonic.net>

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three of six in the series
7 December 2008 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

this is the third of six movies in the Shadow series of movies,and the first of three starring Kane Richmond as Lamont Cranston/The Shadow.Cranston is played in this one as more of a flippant smart alec.he is the nemesis of the chief of police,who resents him butting in on his cases.this one has a darker tone than the firs two(The shadow Strikes,and International Crime).the story is fleshed out a bit more here,and there is more action.minor spoiler***The Shadow is actually a suspect in this mystery***.Shrevvy(Tom Dugan)Cranston's trusty cabbie and helper)has a bigger role to play in this one,and it's funny to see him mangle some of his words.this movie does have its slow spots and does seem dragged out at times,but overall,it was enjoyable.my vote for The Shadow Returns is a 5//10


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