Dick Tracy vs. Crime Inc. (1941)

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Dick Tracy goes up against a villain known as The Ghost, who can turn himself invisible.


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Cast overview:
Billy Carr
June 'Eve' Chandler
John Davidson ...
J.P. Morton
Kenneth Harlan ...
Police Lt. Cosgrove
Henry Weldon
Howard C. Hickman ...
Stephen Chandler
Robert Frazer ...
Daniel Brewster
Robert Fiske ...
Walter Cabot
Hooper Atchley ...
Arthur Trent
John Corey
Chuck Morrison ...


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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Release Date:

27 December 1941 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dick Tracy Strikes Again  »

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Technical Specs


(15 episodes)

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?


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 »


Lucifer: This Dick Tracy is a dangerous adversary.
The Ghost: He's clever, I'll grant him that. But he can't fight an invisible man!
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Referenced in Body Fever (1969) See more »

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4 March 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Even the opening credits as a police car races at high speed down a city street is exciting!The plot in summary is that "The Ghost" seeks revenge against the people that he feels are responsible for his brothers death.With the aid of a mechanical device,he can make himself invisable.The special effects for this are excellent.Ralph Byrd reprises his role as Tracy,and Ralph Morgan is his adversary.Music,photography,acting and direction are first rate.Another excellent Tracy serial from Republic.

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