Quote1 Come, commissioner, you can't really believe I murdered Grenshaw and Naseby? Talk to Dorgan again, and that chap who operated the cloak room at the Argonne. You'll find them both reliable. Quote2
-- The Shadow

Appearing in "Tear-Drops of Buddha"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • The Shadow's Agents:


  • Count Bela Zurich (dies)
  • Thangra, the Rajah of Bildapore (dies)
  • Mata Safi
  • Rouge (henchman; dies)
  • Noir (henchman; dies)

Other Characters:


  • New York City
  • Cobalt Club
  • Hotel Argonne
  • Casino Monaco
  • Hotel Ramorez



Synopsis for "Tear-Drops of Buddha"

A fantastic smuggling scheme involves The Shadow in his most dangerous assignment - to solve the secret of twelve, glowing tears!



  • Elliott Bruce, the cloak room attendant at the Hotel Argonne, is one of Gibson's closest friends, and fellow magician, Bruce Elliott. Two years later Elliott would replace Gibson and be the author of The Shadow pulps from 1946 to 1948.

See Also

Recommended Reading

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