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Dick Tracy
Directed by:
Alan James and Ray Taylor

Released in the USA on December 27 of 1937, "Dick Tracy" is an Action/Crime/Thriller film directed by Alan James and Ray Taylor . Ralph Byrd and Kay Hughes are starring, alongside Smiley Burnette, John Picorri, Carleton Young and Lee Van Atta.

ADVENTURE - to amaze you! THRILLS - to make you cheer! ACTION - to startle you! (original poster)

Who is the director of "Dick Tracy":

Dick Tracy was directed by Alan James and Ray Taylor.

Alan James was an American director, writer, screenwriter, and actor. Before making Dick Tracy, he had directed Honor of the Range, released in 1934, Wheels of Destiny (1934), Phantom Thunderbolt (1933), Tombstone Canyon (1932), The Phantom (1931). Since, Alan James directed S.O.S. Coast Guard, released in 1937, The Painted Stallion (1938), Flaming Frontiers (1938), Red Barry (1938), S.O.S. Coast Guard (1942).

Ray Taylor was an American director, producer, screenwriter, writer, and actor. Before making Dick Tracy, he had directed Robinson Crusoe of Clipper Island, released in 1936, The Vigilantes Are Coming (1936), The Phantom Rider (1936), Flash Gordon (1936), The Roaring West (1935), and Tailspin Tommy in The Great Air Mystery (1935). Since, Ray Taylor directed The Painted Stallion, released in 1938, Rawhide (1938), Flaming Frontiers (1938), The Spider's Web (1938), Flying G-Men (1939), and The Green Hornet (1940).

When was "Dick Tracy" released:

Dick Tracy was first released on Monday, December 27, 1937, in the United States.. This was eighty-one (81) years ago.

What is the cast of "Dick Tracy":

At the casting of Dick Tracy we find Ralph Byrd, previously seen in Blake of Scotland Yard (1937) and Swing Time (1936); Kay Hughes (A Man Betrayed (1936), The Mandarin Mystery (1936)); Smiley Burnette (Larceny on the Air (1937), A Man Betrayed (1936)) [ more... ]

  • Buddy Roosevelt and Ralph Byrd, John Picorri, Carleton Young, Richard Beach, Herbert Weber also worked together in S.O.S. Coast Guard, released in 1937.
  • John Picorri, Carleton Young, Theodore Lorch, Edwin Stanley and Buddy Roosevelt can also be seen in The Fighting Devil Dogs, released in 1938.
  • Richard Beach and Kay Hughes, Smiley Burnette, Carleton Young also worked together in A Man Betrayed, released in 1936.
  • John Picorri, John Dilson, Herbert Weber and Buddy Roosevelt also appeared together in Robinson Crusoe of Clipper Island, released in 1936.
  • Ralph Byrd, Wedgwood Nowell, Harrison Greene and Herbert Weber can be seen in Dick Tracy Returns, released in 1938.
  • Ralph Byrd, John Dilson and Buddy Roosevelt also appeared in Dick Tracy vs. Crime Inc., released in 1941.
  • Harrison Greene and John Dilson, Edwin Stanley can all be seen in Kentucky, released in 1938.
  • Smiley Burnette, Carleton Young and Richard Beach also appeared in Larceny on the Air, released in 1937.
  • Ralph Byrd, John Picorri and Buddy Roosevelt also worked together in S.O.S. Coast Guard, released in 1942.
  • Edwin Stanley and Kay Hughes, Richard Beach also appeared together in The Mandarin Mystery, released in 1936.
  • Buddy Roosevelt and John Dilson, Wedgwood Nowell can all be seen in Island in the Sky, released in 1938.

What is the Storyline of "Dick Tracy":

Dick Tracy's foe for this serial is the crime boss and Masked Mystery Villain The Spider/The Lame One (both names are used) and his Spider Ring. In the process of various crimes, including using his Flying wing and sound weapon to destroy the Bay Bridge in San Francisco and stealing an experimental "Speed Plane", the Spider captures Dick Tracy's brother, Gordon. The Spider's minion, Dr. Moloch, performs a brain operation on Gordon Tracy to turn him evil, making him secretly part of the Spider Ring and so [...]

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