Shadow Anthology LP2 (Murray Hill)
Traffic in Death
Radio information

Blue Coal

  • Script:
  • Bill Johnstone
  • Agnes Moorehead
Aired date

September 25, 1938

Running time

28:32 min

Preceded by

Professor X (Radio Show)

Followed by

The Black Abbot (Radio Show)


Sanitarium patients are mysteriously dying and being drained of their blood. Lamont Cranston and Margot Lane are summoned by the head doctor and arrive to find him murdered. The lab assistant accuses the duo of the doctor's death, but it is he who is draining the blood from the dead patients to sell it back to the hospital's blood bank.

Full CastEdit

Featured Characters:


  • Dr. Hardwick (suicide)

Other Characters:

Notes and ReferencesEdit


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