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Invisible Avenger (1958)

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

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George Bellak (adapted from a screenplay by), Ruth Jeffries (adapted from a screenplay by) (as Betty Jeffries)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Richard Derr ... Lamont Cranston
Mark Daniels ... Jogendra
Helen Westcott ... Tara O'Neill
Jack Doner Jack Doner ... Billy Sanchez
Jeanne Neher Jeanne Neher ... Felicia Ramirez
Steve Dano Steve Dano ... Tony Alcalde
Dan Mullin Dan Mullin ... Pablo Ramirez / Victor Ramirez
Leo Bruno Leo Bruno ... Ramon 'Rocco' Martinez
Lee Edwards Lee Edwards ... The Colonel
Sam Page Sam Page ... Charlie
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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!


Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 December 1958 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bourbon Street Shadows See more »

Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Republic Pictures (I) See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Until the Alec Baldwin film The Shadow (1994), this served as the only Shadow film in which he could turn invisible (a power he had on radio but not in the pulps). See more »

Alternate Versions

Re-released in 1962 with additional, 'more adult,' footage added. See more »

Connections

Featured in Classic Sci-Fi TV: 150 Episodes (2009) See more »

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Just to Clear a Few Things Up
13 February 2005 | by blackcurtainSee all my reviews

Personally I am a radio drama fan who enjoys learning about the old time radio series's and I have come across a little information I would like to share about this movie.

1) The film was made in the attempt to make a series based upon the radio series. The movie was originally intended to be a pilot episode of a "Shadow" television series.

2) Someone made a comment about Margo Lane being needed. However, the creation of the Shadow as a character predates the creation of Margo Lane. The Shadow was originally a mysterious host of the "Street and Smith Dectective Story" program. Soon, however, the creators of the series realized that the mysterious host was more famous than the series. Thus, a series of novels came out identifying the Shadow as having the ability to steal identities of other people. He did not seem to have an identity of his own. Originally, Margo Lane first met him when he was pretending to be Lamont Cranston (originally, she meets the real Lamonte Cranston and mistakes the Shadow for him. Also, the identity of Lamonte Cranston was originally an identity that the Shadow stole).

I have not personally seen the movie "Invisable Avenger". I just wanted to clear some things about the Shadow up.


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