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Dick Tracy vs. Crime, Inc. (1941)

Passed | | Action, Crime, Drama | 27 December 1941 (USA)
Dick Tracy goes up against a villain known as The Ghost, who can turn himself invisible.

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(original screen play), (original screen play) | 4 more credits »
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Dick Tracy goes up against a villain known as The Ghost, who can turn himself invisible.

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DICK TRACY'S CHALLENGE! America's greatest detective hurls defiance into the shadows of the Underworld in his search for murderous criminals who threaten New York's destruction. The top Tracy Serial of all time.

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Action | Crime | Drama | Sci-Fi

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27 December 1941 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dick Tracy Strikes Again  »

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Runtime:

(15 episodes)

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The scene where Tracy uses the infrared light bulb to reveal the presence of the Ghost was accomplished simply by printing the film in negative form. See more »

Goofs

Action takes place in and around New York City, but has California scenery. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Jonathan Martin [Ch. 1]: The Amsterdam Fault, a volcanic fissure opening into the subterranean fires miles below New York. Sea erosion has sealed up that vent, but a few depth charges will smash through and bring about an earthquake and a tidal wave that will be catastrophic. The Ghost isn't bluffing! He *can* destroy New York!
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Crazy Credits

Opening credits of film list 'The Ghost' at 'Order' #2, but this is not reflected in the cast list above which shows 'Order' #1 followed by 'Order' #3. See more »

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Featured in Dick Tracy Special (2010) See more »

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