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Country  USA
6.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Action, Drama
Language  English
Invisible Avenger movie poster
Director  James Wong Howe Ben Parker John Sledge
Writer  George Bellak, Walter B. Gibson, Ruth Jeffries
Release date  1958
Directors  James Wong Howe, Ben Parker, John Sledge
Film series  The Shadow Strikes Film Series
Cast  Richard Derr (Lamont Cranston), Mark Daniels (Jogendra), Helen Westcott (Tara O'Neill), Jack Doner (Billy Sanchez), Jeanne Neher (Felicia Ramirez)
Music director  Harry Bluestone, Emil Cadkin
Similar movies  The Shadow, The Shadow, The Shadow, The Shadow Returns, Behind the Mask, The Missing Lady
Tagline  Shuddering thrills... as the Shadow Man strikes!

Invisible Avenger is a 1958 American action film directed by James Wong Howe, Ben Parker and John Sledge. The film is a compilation of two episodes of a 1957 Republic Pictures television pilot for The Shadow. The episodes, one directed by cinematographer James Wong Howe, were put together and released as a theatrical feature. The film was rereleased in 1962 under the title Bourbon Street Shadows by the Louisiana-based MPA films. The episodes were shot on location in New Orleans.


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Plot summary

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Pablo Ramirez is an expatriate from the Caribbean nation of Santa Cruz that is under control of a military dictator called the Generalissimo. From New Orleans, Ramirez plots a revolution and his return to Santa Cruz. To assist in this and to protect him from the Santa Cruz secret police who are in New Orleans he seeks the help of Lamont Cranston through a mutual friend, jazz trumpeter Tony Alcade. In the midst of a telephone call to Cranston Tony is murdered by the secret police. Cranston and his metaphysical mentor Jogendra come to New Orleans to bring Tony's murderers to justice and freedom to Santa Cruz.

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Though no one knows the identity of the crime fighting trouble shooter The Shadow who has telepathic powers, everyone knows that he can be contacted for help through Lamont Cranston. As Cranston protects Pablo from secret police assassination and kidnapping attempts, the Generalissimo broadcasts the execution of Pablo's twin brother that is shown on television in the United States in a scheme to draw Pablo into the open.


  • Richard Derr as Lamont Cranston/The Shadow
  • Mark Daniels as Jogendra
  • Helen Westcott as Tara O'Neill
  • Jack Doner as Billy Sanchez
  • Jeanne Neher as Felicia Ramirez
  • Steve Dano as Tony Alcalde
  • Dan Mullin as Pablo Ramirez / Victor Ramirez
  • Leo Bruno as Ramon "Rocco" Martinez
  • Lee Edwardsas The Colonel
  • Sam Page as Charlie, airport thug
  • References

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