Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome Poster

Release Date: October 17th, 2004

DVD Release Date: July 3rd, 2001

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 5 min

Plot Summary
On-the-lam prisoner Gruesome (Boris Karloff) uses toxic gas to pull off a bank heist. Eyewitness to the crime is Tess Truehart (Anne Gwynne), who calls on police Detective Dick Tracy (Ralph Byrd) to investigate. With few leads from the bank's incapacitated customers, and press coverage threatening to create chaos, the crime fighter is in a tough spot. When Tracy learns about the mysterious disappearance of a doctor, however, it may provide the crucial break he needs to solve the crime.

Cast: Boris Karloff, Ralph Byrd, Anne Gwynne, Edward Ashley, June Clayworth, Lyle Latell, Tony Barrett, Skelton Knaggs

Director: John Rawlins

Genres: Crime drama

Production Co: RKO Radio Pictures Inc.

Keywords: Car, Mystery, Hospital, Revenge, Doctor, 1940s, Investigation, Melodramatic, Rivalry