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Flames of Death
Radio information

Blue Coal

Aired date

February 13, 1944

Running time

30 min

Preceded by

A Pass to Death (Radio Show)

Followed by

The Hungry Hand (Radio Show)


A firebug is planting devices which spray burning oil on people who work at the Eastern Chemical Company. A chemist is framed for the crimes, however, Margot Lane discovers that the real killer is the board chairman. The Shadow rescues her, but then finds himself in a crematorium.

Full CastEdit

Featured Characters:


  • Mr. Herrick (dies)

Other Characters:

  • Ackley (a chemist; dies)

Notes and ReferencesEdit

  • My father, Verne Jay, wrote "Flames of Death" in 1944. I have a copy of the script, and donated the original to the University of Wisconsin Film &Theater Center. Linda Jay (


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