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A crime fighter created in the 1930s and popularized in movies, pulp novels, and a radio show starring a young Orson Welles, The Shadow came back to life in 1994 in this slick, well-cast production. Alec Baldwin stars as Lamont Cranston, a murderous opium dealer reformed by a Tibetan mystic, who teaches him how to use his keen mental powers to manipulate others. As penance for his past misdeeds, Cranston masquerades as a degenerate New York City playboy by day and secretly plays the heroic Shadow by night, staving off evildoers with a network of agents and a cab-driving sidekick (Peter Boyle). A greater challenge arrives when Cranston must fight Shiwan Khan (John Lone), the final descendent of Genghis Khan, who has received training from the same Tibetan master who instructed Cranston. Shiwan plans to use atomic weapons to take over New York and then the world. At the same time, Cranston meets socialite Margo Lane (Penelope Ann Miller), and, although he's instantly enamored of her, he discovers that her psychic abilities render his secret identity vulnerable. The Shadow was directed by former music video creator Russell Mulcahy, whose feature film debut Highlander (1986) was a cult classic. ~ Karl Williams, Rovi

  • Release date:July 1, 1994

Cast

Alec Baldwin
as Lamont Cranston/The Shadow
John Lone
as Shiwan Khan
Penelope Ann Miller
as Margo Lane
Peter Boyle
as Moe Shrevnitz
Ian McKellen
as Dr. Reinhardt Lane
Tim Curry
as Farley Claymore
Jonathan Winters
as Wainwright Barth
Sab Shimono
as Dr. Roy Tam
Andre Gregory
as Burbank
Mary Colquhoun
Brady Tsurutani
as Tulku
James Hong
as Li Peng
Arsenio "Sonny" Trinidad
as Wu
Joseph Maher
as Isaac Newboldt
John Kapelos
as Duke Rollins
Max Wright
as Berger
Aaron Lustig
as Doctor
Ethan Phillips
as Nelson
Wesley Mann
as Bellboy
Joe D'Angerio
as English Johnny
Larry Joshua
as Maxie
Larry Hankin
as Taxi Driver
Nathan Jung
as Tibetan Kidnapper
Al Leong
as Tibetan Driver
Gerald Okamura
as Tibetan Passenger
Fred Sanders
as Cop
Alix Elias
as Woman in Taxi
Abraham Benrubi
as Marine Guard
Steve Hytner
as Marine Guard
Lily Mariye
as Mrs Tam
Kate McGregor-Stewart
as Mrs Shrevnitz
Michael Hadge
as Inmate
Toshishiro Obata
as Mongol
Darryl Chan
as Mongol
James Lew
as Mongol
Stuart Quan
as Mongol
Al Goto
as Mongol
Nils Allen Stewart
as Mongol
Bruce Locke
as Cranston Guard
Tera Tabrizi
as Concubine
James Alan
as Paper Boy
Linda Atkinson
as Madam
Keith A. Wester
as Radio Announcer
Frank Welker
as Phurba
Phillip Borsos
as Duke Rollins
James Alan
as Paper Boy
Alix Elias
as Woman in Taxi
Wesley Mann
as Bellboy
Lily Mariye
as Mrs Tam
Gerald Okamura
as Tibetan Passenger
Al Leong
as Tibetan Driver
Al Goto
as Mongol
Nathan Jung
as Tibetan Kidnapper
Darryl Chan
as Mongol
Stuart Quan
as Mongol
Larry Joshua
as Maxie
Steve Hytner
as Marine Guard
James Lew
as Mongol
Abraham Benrubi
as Marine Guard
James Hong
as Li Peng
Larry Hankin
as Taxi Driver
Aaron Lustig
as Doctor
Toshishiro Obata
as Mongol
Frank Welker
as Phurba
Keith A. Wester
as Radio Announcer
Arsenio "Sonny" Trinidad
as Wu
Tera Tabrizi
as Concubine
Joe D'Angerio
as English Johnny
Bruce Locke
as Cranston Guard
Nils Allen Stewart
as Mongol
Fred Sanders
as Cop
Linda Atkinson
as Madam
Brady Tsurutani
as Tulku
Kate McGregor-Stewart
as Mrs Shrevnitz
Max Wright
as Berger
Joseph Maher
as Isaac Newboldt
Michael Hadge
as Inmate
John Kapelos
as Duke Rollins
Ethan Phillips
as Nelson

Crew

Russell Mulcahy
Director
Stan Weston
Producer
Michael S. Bregman
Producer
Ortwin Freyermuth
Producer
Louis A. Stroller
Producer
Martin Bregman
Producer
Rolf Deyhle
Producer
Howard Franklin
Screenwriter
Bob Gale
Screenwriter
Robert Zemeckis
Screenwriter
David Koepp
Screenwriter
Stephen H. Burum
Cinematographer
Keith A. Wester
Musical Direction/Supervision
Jerry Goldsmith
Composer (Music Score)
Peter Honess
Editor
Patricia Churchill
Production Designer
Joseph C. Nemec III
Production Designer
Jack Johnson
Art Director
Dan Olexiewicz
Art Director
Patricia Churchill
Associate Producer
Bob Ringwood
Costume Designer
Alison Savitch
Special Effects
Dustin Blauvelt
Camera Operator
Dick Ziker
Stunts
Mary Colquhoun
Casting
Carl Fullerton
Makeup
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