GenreCrime, Film-Noir, Mystery Duration CountryUnited States
WriterWalter B. Gibson, The Ghost of the Manor, Al Martin, Rex Taylor Release dateOctober 29, 1937 (1937-10-29) Film seriesThe Shadow Strikes Film Series CastRod La Rocque (Lamont Granston), Agnes Anderson (Marcia Delthern), James Blakeley (Jasper Delthern), Walter McGrail (Winstead Comstock), William Kellogg (Humphrey Comstock), Cy Kendall (Brossett) Similar moviesThe Shadow Strikes and International Crime are part of the same movie series
TaglineScourge of the underworld!
The shadow strikes 1937 mystery
The Shadow Strikes is a 1937 American film directed by Lynn Shores and starring Rod La Rocque as Lamont Cranston, The Shadow. Both this film and its sequel, International Crime, were released by Grand National Pictures.
Lamont Cranston assumes his secret identity as "The Shadow", to break up an attempted robbery at an attorney's office. When the police search the scene, Cranston must assume the identity of the attorney. Before he can leave, a phone call summons the attorney to the home of Delthern, a wealthy client, who wants a new will drawn up. As Cranston meets with him, Delthern is suddenly shot, and Cranston is quickly caught up in a new mystery.