Shadow Film Shorts 1931 (DVD)
Burglar to the Rescue
Film information

George Cochrane


Stanley Bergerman

  • Story: Herman Landon
  • Screenplay: George Cochrane
  • Thurston Hall
  • Charlotte Wynters
  • Frank Shannon
  • Arthur Aylesworth
Release date(s)

September 7, 1931 (USA)

Running time

18 min

Preceded by


Followed by

Trapped (1931 Movie)


A bank president is embezzling from his own bank. He is later confronted by an escaped convict who was once a former employee of the bank. It is revealed he was framed and sent to prison by his crooked boss.


Full CastEdit

Home Video or DVD Release DatesEdit

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Notes and ReferencesEdit

  • The Shadow's first movie short was adapted from a Herman Landon story of the same title, which appeared in the November 1, 1930 issue of Detective Story Magazine.
  • The Shadow does not participate in the actual story.
  • Frank Readick is uncredited as The Shadow's voice, but he does the narration and commentary, as he did in the original radio show.


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