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Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome
Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome
Actors: Boris Karloff, Ralph Byrd, Anne Gwynne, Edward Ashley, June Clayworth
Director: John Rawlins
Genres: Action & Adventure, Mystery & Suspense
NR     2001     1hr 5min


Movie Details

Actors: Boris Karloff, Ralph Byrd, Anne Gwynne, Edward Ashley, June Clayworth
Director: John Rawlins
Creators: Frank Redman, Herman Schlom, Chester Gould, Eric Taylor, Robert E. Kent, Robertson White, William Graffis
Genres: Action & Adventure, Mystery & Suspense
Sub-Genres: Crime, Superheroes, Mystery & Suspense
Studio: K-Tel Entertainment
Format: DVD - Black and White
DVD Release Date: 07/03/2001
Original Release Date: 09/26/1947
Theatrical Release Date: 09/26/1947
Release Year: 2001
Run Time: 1hr 5min
Screens: Black and White
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English
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Movie Reviews

1940's Nostalgia
Can Guru | Brisbane, Australia | 02/02/2001
(2 out of 5 stars)

"Boris Karloff certainly looks the part as the recently released convict named Gruesome. The nerve gas story is corny as is the bank robbery scene especially when one bloke is frozen just as he is about to sneeze. Ralph Byrd returns as Dick Tracy and he later starred in the early 50's TV series. People who are familiar with the B movies of the 1940's will recognise character actors Milton Parsons and Skelton Knaggs as a professor and his assistant respectively. If you feel like going on a nostalgia trip watch this."
Boris Karloff Is The Main Attraction
Peter Kenney | Birmingham, Alabama, USA | 05/04/2003
(4 out of 5 stars)

"In DICK TRACY MEETS GRUESOME the famous detective is able to trick Gruesome by placing a false story in the newspapers about another criminal who is going to squeal on Gruesome. Boris Karloff plays the part of Gruesome and he dominates the movie. Ralph Byrd has the role of Dick Tracy and Anne Gwynne is Tess Truehart.The film was a big success for a "B" movie in both the United States and in Great Britain."