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The Shadow Returns - 1946


This is Lamont Cranston, aka The Shadow; and he knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men. This is a GOOD Shadow movie; although he doesn't seem to have the power to "cloud mens' minds." The print is in good shape. It stars Kane Richmond and Barbara Read. More information can be found on IMDB The source for this upload can be found elsewhere on I cleaned up the audio and decided to share it back to this site.

The Shadow Returns is a 1946 American comedy film crime film directed by Phil Rosen and starring Kane Richmond, Barbara Read and Tom Dugan. It features the pulp character The Shadow, already a popular hero of novels and a radio show. It was the first in a series of three films released by Monogram Pictures in 1946 starring Richmond in the role.


Private detective Lamont Cranston steps in to solve a murder for the police with the assistance of his alter ego The Shadow.


  • Dave McCartney as Lamont Cranston
  • Emma Jane Wilson as Margo Lane
  • Tom Dugan as Shrevvy
  • Joseph Crehan as Police Insp. Cardona
  • Pierre Watkin as Police Commissioner J.R. Weston
  • Robert Emmett Keane as Charles Frobay
  • Frank Reicher as Michael Hasdon
  • Lester Dorr as William Monk
  • Rebel Randall as Lenore Jessup
  • Emmett Vogan as Joseph Yomans, aka Paul Breck
  • Sherry Hall (actor) as Robert Buell
  • Cyril Delevanti as John Adams, the Butler

Category:1946 films
Category:1940s mystery films
Category:1940s crime films
Category:1940s comedy films
Category:American films
Category:American crime films
Category:American mystery films
Category:American comedy films
Category:English-language films
Category:Films directed by Phil Rosen
Category:Films based on radio series
Category:Monogram Pictures films

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