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The Vanishing Shadow (1934)

A 12-episode serial in which a son avenges the death of his father at the hands of corrupt politicians. He develops a wide variety of complex devices in his crusade . . . ray guns, robots ... See full summary »

Director:

Lew Landers (as Louis Friedlander)

Writers:

Basil Dickey (screenplay), George Morgan (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Onslow Stevens ... Stanley Stanfield
Ada Ince ... Gloria Barnett, alias Gloria Grant
Walter Miller ... Wade Barnett
James Durkin ... Prof. Carl Van Dorn
Richard Cramer ... Dorgan
William Desmond ... Newspaper Editor MacDonald
J. Frank Glendon ... John Cadwell (as Frank Glendon)
Sidney Bracey ... Denny
Monte Montague ... Badger (as Monty Montague)
Edmund Cobb ... Kent
Beulah Hutton Beulah Hutton ... Sal [Chs.2,3]
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A 12-episode serial in which a son avenges the death of his father at the hands of corrupt politicians. He develops a wide variety of complex devices in his crusade . . . ray guns, robots and a 'vanishing belt.' Written by Herman Seifer <alagain@aol.com>

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Passed
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Trivia

In Chapter: 5, the biplane is a Curtiss JN-4. See more »

Goofs

When Wade enters the room were the robot is, he is not wearing a hat. After the robot knocks him down, he now has a hat on his head. See more »

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Pretty Good really. It's fun.
14 January 2021 | by brianehillSee all my reviews

I don't have to much to add that the others haven't already added only to say that it's got pretty good gizmos and special fx for a cheap serial of the era. It's fun and kinda funny at times.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 April 1934 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Sombra Misteriosa See more »

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Production Co:

Universal Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(12 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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