Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men?
|The legendary crimefighting superhero in this lavish 30s action-adventure. Donning his sweeping black cape and disguise, the shadow takes on his most dangerous nemesis yet in this entertaining mixture of awesome special effects, humor and a dose of the macabre that holds you spellbound.|
Editor's Note"Who knows what evil lurks in the heart of men? The Shadow knows." Based on the long- running radio program, this atmospheric feature follows the exploits of Lamont Cranston, aka the Shadow, as he battles the last descendant of Ghengis Khan who has come to take over New York City through mass hypnosis. See other new releases, "Behind the Mask" (1937) and "The Shadow Strikes" (1937) for the first film adventures of the Shadow.
Cast & Crew
|Penelope Ann Miller|
|Stephen H. Burum - Cinematographer|
|Russell Mulcahy - Director|
|Peter Honess - Editor|
|Martin Bregman, et al. - Producer|
|David Koepp - Screenplay|
Plot SummaryA moody and atmospheric crime film, inspired by a popular radio show that ran for over 25 years.| In another, better time, crime boss Lamont Cranston, using the name Ying Ko, ruled Tibet's underworld. Then someone slashed him with a strange and powerful weapon, changing Cranston forever, both physically and psychically. Now, he lurks in the shadows of Manhattan, battling gangsters -- including one particularly evil man who has followed him from Tibet.