Dick Tracy Returns [Serial]

Dick Tracy Returns [Serial]

Ralph Byrd
Director: John English, William Witney Cast: Ralph Byrd
Ralph Byrd
, Lynne Roberts
Lynne Roberts
John English, William Witney,

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The 15-chapter Republic serial Dick Tracy Returns also represents the return of Ralph Byrd in the role of Chester Gould's stalwart comic-strip detective. For the purposes of the film, Tracy has joined the G-Men in pursuit of criminal mastermind Pa Stark (Charles Middleton) and his killer brood. Things get off to an rousing start when Stark and his five sons rob an armored car and murder Tracy's pal Ron Merton (David Sharpe). One by one, the Starks are killed off by Tracy and the good guys until at last only Pa and eldest son Champ (John Merton) are left. Gathering together a daunting supply of dynamite and nitroglycerin, the surviving gang members draw up plans to blow Tracy and the other G-Men to Kingdom Come, but things don't quite work out that way. Like the other three "Dick Tracy" serials, Dick Tracy Returns was also released in an abridged feature-length version.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/24/2008
UPC: 0089859850325
Original Release: 1938
Rating: NR
Source: Vci Video
Region Code: 0
Presentation: [B&W]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time: 4:14:00
Sales rank: 48,132

Special Features

Special video introduction by Max Allan Collins; Trailers

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Ralph Byrd Dick Tracy
Lynne Roberts Gwen
Charles B. Middleton Pa Stark
Jerry Tucker Junior
David Sharpe Ron Merton
Lee Ford Mike McGurk
John Merton Champ
Raphael Bennett Trigger
Jack Roberts Dude
Ned Glass The Kid
Reed Howes Rance
Phillip Terry Reynolds
Tom Seidel Hunt
Jack Ingram Slasher

Technical Credits
John English Director
William Witney Director
Franklin Adreon Screenwriter
Ronald Davidson Screenwriter
William Nobles Cinematographer
Barry Shipman Screenwriter
Sol Shore Screenwriter
Rex Taylor Screenwriter
Edward Todd Editor
Helene Turner Editor
Al Wilson Production Manager

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