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The Shadow (1940)

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285 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

The Shadow battles a villain known as The Black Tiger, who has the power to make himself invisible and is trying to take over the world with his death ray.
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Joseph F. Poland (screenplay) (as Joseph Poland) | Ned Dandy (screenplay) | Joseph O'Donnell (screenplay)
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Updated Jan 2, 1940

Release date
Jan 5, 1940 (United States)

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58 cast members
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Victor Jory
Lamont Cranston - aka 'The Shadow' Lamont Cranston - aka 'The Shadow'   See fewer
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Veda Ann Borg
Margot Lane Margot Lane   See fewer
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Roger Moore
Harry Vincent Harry Vincent   See fewer
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Robert Fiske
Stanford Marshall Stanford Marshall   See fewer
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John Paul Jones
Mr. Turner (as J. Paul Jones) Mr. Turner (as J. Paul Jones)   See fewer
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Chuck Hamilton
Roberts - Henchman Roberts - Henchman   See fewer
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Edward Peil Sr.
Inspector Joe Cardona Inspector Joe Cardona   See fewer
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Frank LaRue
Commissioner Ralph Weston Commissioner Ralph Weston   See fewer
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Philip Ahn
Wu Yung (uncredited) Wu Yung (uncredited)   See fewer
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Griff Barnett
Stephen Prescott (uncredited) Stephen Prescott (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Botiller
Green - Henchman (uncredited) Green - Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Budd Buster
Beggar Giving Cranston Tip on Radio Shop (uncredited) Beggar Giving Cranston Tip on Radio Shop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Caits
Radio Shop Henchman (uncredited) Radio Shop Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Horace B. Carpenter
Hijacked Car Driver (uncredited) Hijacked Car Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hal Cooke
Mr. Kent (uncredited) Mr. Kent (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Cramer
Voice of 'The Black Tiger' (uncredited) Voice of 'The Black Tiger' (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kernan Cripps
Shipyard Cop / Courtroom Cop (uncredited) Shipyard Cop / Courtroom Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Devlin
Henchman (uncredited) Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Dorety
Henchman (Chs. 4, 7) (uncredited) Henchman (Chs. 4, 7) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lester Dorr
Henchman (uncredited) Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Franklyn Farnum
Sparks (uncredited) Sparks (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Fetherston
Williams (uncredited) Williams (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles K. French
Joseph Rand (uncredited) Joseph Rand (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kit Guard
Clark - Henchman (uncredited) Clark - Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Hagney
Cranston's Kidnapper (uncredited) Cranston's Kidnapper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gordon Hart
Albert Hill (uncredited) Albert Hill (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lloyd Ingraham
Judge (uncredited) Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Johnny Kascier
Henchman (uncredited) Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Kennedy
Cop at Oriental Bazaar (uncredited) Cop at Oriental Bazaar (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles King
Henchman Russell (uncredited) Henchman Russell (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Lally
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rex Lease
Garage Henchman (uncredited) Garage Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward LeSaint
Dr. Grant (uncredited) Dr. Grant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom London
Hijacked Truck Driver (uncredited) Hijacked Truck Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Low
Mallory (uncredited) Mallory (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Lufkin
Kirk (uncredited) Kirk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary MacLaren
Nurse Plunkitt [Ch. 9] (uncredited) Nurse Plunkitt [Ch. 9] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Murdock MacQuarrie
Richards (uncredited) Richards (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles McAvoy
Police Guard at Rand's (uncredited) Police Guard at Rand's (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles McMurphy
Police Dispatcher (uncredited) Police Dispatcher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lew Meehan
Police Radio Dispatcher (uncredited) Police Radio Dispatcher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Mills
Henchman [Ch. 4] (uncredited) Henchman [Ch. 4] (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Morrell
Newspaper-Seller (uncredited) Newspaper-Seller (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Perrin
Plane Mechanic (uncredited) Plane Mechanic (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Rice
Taylor (uncredited) Taylor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Constantine Romanoff
Henchman Harvey (uncredited) Henchman Harvey (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Rush
Policeman [Ch. 11] (uncredited) Policeman [Ch. 11] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marin Sais
Nurse Plunkett [Ch. 9] (uncredited) Nurse Plunkett [Ch. 9] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lewis Sargent
Henchman (uncredited) Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cy Schindell
Streeter (uncredited) Streeter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee Shumway
Frank Milford (uncredited) Frank Milford (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Sullivan
Counterman at Black Ship Café (uncredited) Counterman at Black Ship Café (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Tenbrook
Henchman Adams (uncredited) Henchman Adams (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Thompson
Henchman [Chs. 2, 10, 15] (uncredited) Henchman [Chs. 2, 10, 15] (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Turner
Jimmy (uncredited) Jimmy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Duke York
Henchman (uncredited) Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bert Young
Henchman [Chs. 2-3] (uncredited) Henchman [Chs. 2-3] (uncredited)   See fewer
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7 / 10 | 214 votes