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Death on the Bridge
Radio information

Blue Coal

  • Bill Johnstone
  • Marjorie Anderson
Aired date

March 3, 1940

Running time

27:20 min

Preceded by

The Great Submarine Mystery (Radio Show)

Followed by

The Laughing Corpse (Radio Show)


Lamont Cranston disguises himself as a laborer to find out why so many bridge workers are falling to their deaths. Once hired, he hears a voice while working, whispering to him that he's the next to die.

Full CastEdit

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:


  • Calvin (a bridge foreman; dies)

Other Characters:

  • George Austin (a bridge worker boss)
  • Baskim (a creditor)
  • Bill Wilson (a bridge worker; dies)
  • Myra Wilson (Bill's wife)

Notes and ReferencesEdit

  • The Australian version is titled "The Bridge of Tragedy."
  • The Shadow pretends to be Shrevie's brother.


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