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The Shadow Strikes (1937)

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61 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

Lamont Cranston assumes his secret identity as "The Shadow", to break up an attempted robbery at an attorney's office. When the police search the scene, Cranston must assume the identity of the attorney. Before he can leave, a phone call ...See moreLamont Cranston assumes his secret identity as "The Shadow", to break up an attempted robbery at an attorney's office. When the police search the scene, Cranston must assume the identity of the attorney. Before he can leave, a phone call summons the attorney to the home of Delthern, a wealthy client, who wants a new will drawn up. As Cranston meets with him, Delthern is suddenly shot, and Cranston is quickly caught up in a new mystery. Written by Snow Leopard See less
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Director
Writers
Walter B. Gibson (story "The Ghost of the Manor") (as Maxwell Grant) | Al Martin (adaptation) (screenplay) | Rex Taylor (adaptation)
Cinematographer
Marcel Le Picard (as Marcel Pickard)
Editor
Charles Henkel Jr. (as Charles Henkel)
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Updated Oct 19, 1937

Release date
Oct 29, 1937 (United States)

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19 cast members
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Rod La Rocque
Lamont Granston Lamont Granston   See fewer
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Agnes Anderson
Marcia Delthern (as Lynn Anders) Marcia Delthern (as Lynn Anders)   See fewer
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James Blakeley
Jasper Delthern Jasper Delthern   See fewer
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Walter McGrail
Winstead Comstock Winstead Comstock   See fewer
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William Kellogg
Humphrey Comstock (as Bill Kellogg) Humphrey Comstock (as Bill Kellogg)   See fewer
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Cy Kendall
Brossett Brossett   See fewer
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Kenneth Harlan
Captain Breen Captain Breen   See fewer
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Norman Ainsley
Hendricks Hendricks   See fewer
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John St. Polis
Caleb Delthern Caleb Delthern   See fewer
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Wilson Benge
Wellington Wellington   See fewer
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John Carnivale
Warren Berranger Warren Berranger   See fewer
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James C. Morton
Kelly (as James Morton) Kelly (as James Morton)   See fewer
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John Dilson
Bill Gordon (uncredited) Bill Gordon (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Elliott
Chester Randall (uncredited) Chester Randall (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Harvey
1st Reporter (uncredited) 1st Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lew Hicks
Cop (uncredited) Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Ingram
Red Hogan (uncredited) Red Hogan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Reeves
Police Officer (uncredited) Police Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Blackie Whiteford
Gunman (uncredited) Gunman (uncredited)   See fewer
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4.9 / 10 | 283 votes