“THE SHADOW” 5-HOUR Multi-Episode Marathon 13 #WeirdDarkness #RetroRadio

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Get full-length pulp audiobooks pulp eBooks and old-time radio shows ABSOLUTELY FREE FOR IMMEDIATE DOWNLOAD by emailing WeirdDarkness RadioArchives com Get the commercial-free version by joining the Darkness Syndicate at https weirddarkness com syndicate One of the most popular radio shows in history The Shadow went on the air in August of 1930 Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men The Shadow knows The opening lines of the Detective Story program captivated listeners and are instantly recognizable even today Originally the narrator of the series of macabre tales the eerie voice known as The Shadow became so popular to listeners that Detective Story was soon renamed The Shadow and the narrator became the star of the old-time mystery radio series which ran until 1954 A figure never seen only heard the Shadow was an invincible crime fighter He possessed many gifts which enabled him to overcome any enemy Besides his tremendous strength he could defy gravity speak any language unravel any code and become invisible with his famous ability to cloud men s minds Along with his team of operatives the Shadow battled adversaries with chilling names like The Black Master Kings of Crime The Five Chameleons and of course The Red Menace The Shadow s exploits were also avidly followed by readers in The Shadow magazine which began in 1931 following the huge success of the old-time mystery radio program The magazine was published by Street amp Smith who had also sponsored the old-time mystery radio program Over the course of 18 years Street amp Smith published 325 issues of The Shadow each one containing a novel about the sinister crime fighter These stories were written by Maxwell Grant a fictional name created by the publishing company Although several different people wrote under the pseudonym Walter B Gibson wrote most of the stories 282 in all Most of the novels published have been reprinted in paperback and The Shadow adventures remain popular today with Shadow comic books magazines toys games cds and cassettes of old-time radio shows and books bringing top dollar among collectors the world over 00 00 00 000 INTRODUCTION00 01 54 735 The Giant of Madras May 16 1948 00 27 03 054 The Ruby of Karavahl May 30 1948 00 57 26 772 Revenge Is Murder September 19 1948 01 27 54 467 Death Is A Colored Dream September 26 1948 01 58 59 079 Phantom Racketeer October 03 1948 02 27 47 080 A Mask For Murder October 10 1948 02 55 44 830 Dead Man s Ride October 17 1948 03 26 14 433 The Drum of Obi October 24 1948 03 56 23 501 Murder By A Corpse October 31 1948 04 26 31 122 Evil In The House November 07 1948 SOURCES AND ESSENTIAL WEB LINKS This episode is sponsored by http RadioArchives comWeird Darkness Retro Radio theme by Storyblocks I have come into the world as a light so that no one who believes in me should stay in darkness John 12 46Find out how to escape eternal darkness at https weirddarkness com eternaldarknessWeirdDarkness – is a registered trademark Copyright Weird Darkness 2024 CUSTOM WEBPAGE https weirddarkness com theshadow-marathon-013Click here to visit this podcast episode

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