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The Shadow (1937)

Mary Gillespie is restoring the Col. Gillespie Circus to its former splendor after her father's death. With the help of her publicist boyfriend Jim, the sell-out crowds are returning to the... See full summary »

Director:

Charles C. Coleman (as C.C. Coleman Jr.)

Writers:

Milton Raison (story), Arthur T. Horman (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rita Hayworth ... Mary Gillespie
Charles Quigley ... Jim Quinn
Marc Lawrence ... Kid Crow
Arthur Loft ... Sheriff Jackson
Dick Curtis ... Carlos
Vernon Dent ... Dutch Schultz
Marjorie Main ... Hannah Gillespie
Donald Kirke ... Peter Martinet
Dwight Frye ... Vindecco
Bess Flowers ... Marianne
William Irving ... Mac
Eddie Fetherston Eddie Fetherston ... Woody
Sally St. Clair Sally St. Clair ... Dolores
Sue St. Clair Sue St. Clair ... Rosa
John Tyrrell ... Mr. Moreno
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Mary Gillespie is restoring the Col. Gillespie Circus to its former splendor after her father's death. With the help of her publicist boyfriend Jim, the sell-out crowds are returning to the big top. Egotistical equestrian star Senor Martinet, however, holds $60,000 of notes signed by the Colonel and due in 24 hours. When a mysterious shadowy figure is seen on the circus lot, and Martinet is murdered in the center ring during his performance, there are suspects aplenty, including Vindecco, Martinet's badly abused hunchback assistant. When Vindecco is murdered after confiding clues to Mary, Jim turns her over to the local sheriff, and continues the investigation to unmask the shaodw on his own. Written by Sister Grimm <srgrimm@teleport.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 December 1937 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Carnival Lady See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Columbia Pictures See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This was the third of the five Columbia Pictures' quickies in which Rita Hayworth was teamed with Charles Quigley. She later duplicated this number when cast with Glenn Ford. See more »

Quotes

Dutch Schultz: [upon being woken up] What's the matter, we had a wreck?
Jim Quinn: Where's Carlos?
Dutch Schultz: Carlos? Isn't he in his berth?
Jim Quinn: No. Have you seen him within the last hour?
Dutch Schultz: I've been dreaming since midnight and I didn't see nobody but Mae West!
Kid Crow: Well, what more would you want?
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Remade as Berserk (1967) See more »

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