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Dick Tracy vs. Crime Inc. (1941)

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

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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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27 December 1941 (USA)  »

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Dick Tracy Strikes Again  »

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(15 episodes)

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Chapter Titles: 1) The Fatal Hour, 2) The Prisoner Vanishes, 3) Doom Patrol, 4) Dead Man's Trap, 5) Murder at Sea, 6) Besieged, 7) Sea Racketeers, 8) Train of Doom, 9) Beheaded, 10) Flaming Peril, 11) Seconds to Live, 12) Trail by Fire, 13) The Challenge, 14) Invisible Terror, 15) Retribution. See more »

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

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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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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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