A skeptic broker is told by a mystic that he willl die shortly and the prediction comes true. During a seance, he starts to reveal to the Shadow who the killer was but he is shot by one of the participants before he can do so.
Jack Benny was a deprived kid, he had a very middle class childhood. He actually grew up in a happy home. Not the best place for a comedian. Fortunately, he was able to overcome it.