The Shadow

[Episode 8 | 1938 : Colum]

The Shadow is a famous a comic character, popular at this time with children. The character and his adventures were made into a radio play, which was broadcast as a serial each week. Colum and Thommo are calculating how much they need to win on the Melbourne Cup to guarantee that Thommo's family will not be evicted from their home.


The Australian curriculum: History

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History activities [3]

Activity 1: Radio
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Subtheme(s): Chores, business and employment,Entertainment and games,Inventions and electronic media
Activity 2: A radio play
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Subtheme(s): Art, music and literature,Chores, business and employment,Entertainment and games
Activity 3: Currency
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Subtheme(s): Currency