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Man Who Sold His Shadow To The Devil The

Man Who Sold His Shadow To The Devil The

Broadcast: 17th January 1948
Added: Jan 17 2010

Peter wants to marry the woman he loves but her father forbids it as Peter has no money or prospects. She too comes to see that he is nothing but a bumbling idiot who will never amount to anything and leaves him. Then a chance meeting with a man (the devil) changes his life when the devil offers him vast amounts of gold in exchange for his shadow. Although Peter now has a bottomless purse of gold contracts with the prince of darkness have an unfortunate habit of turning in to boomerangs.

Chosen as his favorite story by American poet Robert Frost.