The Shadow: The History and Mystery of the Radio Program
Shadow Radio Program (Martin Grams Jr.)
Author Martin Grams Jr.
Publication date 2011
Published by OTR Publishing
ISBN 978-0982531112
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Through numerous interviews, anecdotes and never-before-seen photographs, this book gives a very detailed history of The Shadow Radio Show.


  • 850 pages thick
  • Indexed
  • Includes episode guide with plot summaries for every radio broadcast including the pre-continuity episodes (1930-1935). Every episode features the original copyright registration, along with the renewal. Cast is provided, script writer and notes about which scripts were recycled for other radio programs.
  • Episode titles taken directly from the radio scripts for proper spelling.
  • "As a researcher of old-time radio broadcasts for more than three decades, you can imagine my astonishment when I previewed this book and discovered Martin Grams unearthed more information about THE SHADOW than any authority could claim. He's corrected errors and debunked myths which appear in dozens of reference books." -- Terry Salomonson of Audio Classics Archive, quoted on the back of the book.


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