Cast: Ralph Byrd, Kay Hughes, Smiley Burnette, Lee Van Atta, John Picorri, Carleton Young, Fred Hamilton, Francis X. Bushman
Running Time: 30 mins.
Vault: SERIALS

In this classic serial, a clubfooted criminal, known only as the Lame One, masterminds a war on the G-men. One of his villainous plans is to destroy the new Bay Bridge by blasting it with high-frequency sound waves from his futuristic aircraft, "The Wing." In the meantime, Dick Tracy's brother is abducted and forced to aid the sinister Lame One. Chock full of fistfights, car chases and aerial stunts as only Republic Pictures could stage them. For lovers of serial thrills and action, "Dick Tracy" delivers the goods! In the first chapter, a master criminal called The Spider puts the famous detective's brother under a hypnotic spell and turns him against Dick Tracy.