Shadow Knows (Diana Cohen)
Murder in the Sun
Radio information
Aired date

August 1, 1954

Running time

30 min

Preceded by

The Case of the Dead Man's Shoes (Radio Show)

Followed by

The Case of the Vanishing Killer (Radio Show)


A scientist at the Solar Institute attempts to harness the energy from the sun to produce a deadly weapon -- a solar gun.

Full CastEdit

Featured Characters:


  • Professor Boris Orloff (a scientist)

Other Characters:

  • Commissioner Weston (mentioned only)
  • Bob Warner (Orloff's assistant)
  • Sonya Orloff (Orloff's niece)
  • Dr. Hadley
  • Max Reber

Notes and ReferencesEdit


Radio scripts reprinted in The Shadow Knows...
* Death by Chapter * The Blackball Murder * Heartbeat of Death * The Horror in the Night * Murder Before the Storm * Murder in the Sun * The Vision of Death * The Case of the Dead Man's Shoes * The Final Hour * The Hands of Death * The Case of the Vanishing Killer * The Master of Torture * The Nightmare Combination * Tunnel of Terror * The Bells of St. Peter's

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