Lamont Cranston, aka The Shadow, investigates the murder of a New Orleans bandleader.

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Lamont Cranston, aka The Shadow, investigates the murder of a New Orleans bandleader.

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Shuddering thrills... as the Shadow Man strikes!

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This film was originally intended as a pilot for a Shadow TV series. However, it was turned into a movie instead See more »

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Follows International Crime (1938) See more »

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For Shadow Fans Only
22 May 2010 | by (Boise, Idaho) – See all my reviews

A nice waste of an hour. The acting was passable, though the Shadow's mentor guy was a little creepy. The plot was mostly predictable with a few plausibility issues. (Yeah, we're going to show what we believe to be an execution on television.) Having listened to quite a few episodes of the radio Shadow, my conclusion is the Shadow does best when operating like a Super Hero, as he did with Orson Welles in the lead. When the Shadow operates as a shamus with a special trick, it's a lot cheaper.

This is okay, but if it was a pilot for a TV show, I can see why it didn't make it. Still, for fans of the Shadow, this is a rare opportunity to see an attempt at bringing that mysterious voice to film.


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