PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Crime
In 1930s New York City, the Shadow battles his nemesis, Shiwan Khan, who is building an atomic bomb.
When Commissioner Wainwright Barth arrives at the museum, he is told that Inspector Cardona is in charge of the investigation of the guard's death. In the pulps, Inspector Joe Cardona (the forerunner of Batman's Commissioner Gordon) was The Shadow's... ...
Dr. Roy Tam:
I guess you would call it an implosive-explosive sub-molecular device.
Lamont Cranston: Or an Atomic Bomb.
Dr. Roy Tam: Hey, that's catchy.
When the waiter brings Miss Lane the '1928 Rothschild' not only is it already uncorked, but the label is wrong. No-one with any education would ever accept an already-opened bottle. A genuine Rothschild carried a different label entirely. The film-makers may have been aware of the deficiency as the label is never shown facing the camera.