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Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome (Dick Tracy Meets Karloff)(Dick Tracy's Amazing Adventure)

Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome (Dick Tracy Meets Karloff)(Dick Tracy's Amazing Adventure) (1947)

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Release Date: Sep 26, 1947 Wide

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Befitting his status as a genre star, Boris Karloff earns top billing over leading man Ralph Byrd in RKO's final Dick Tracy caper. The former Frankenstein monster plays an escaped convict masterminding a daring bank robbery. To get in and out of the bank without being noticed, the gang uses an asphyxiating gas that leaves anyone inside momentarily frozen in place. Everyone, that is, except for bank customer Tess Truehart (Anne Gwynne), who is able to contact Dick Tracy (Byrd) from a phone booth

Jul 30, 2002

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Entertaining B-level programmer.

July 24, 2009 Full Review Source: Film Threat
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The reason this lively B-film reaches greatness is the thoroughly delicious performance by Boris Karloff as the vicious thug Gruesome.

March 14, 2007 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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