Dick Tracy, Detective (Splitface)
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Dick Tracy, Detective (Splitface)
Dick Tracy, Detective (originally just Dick Tracy) was the first of four RKO Radio B-pictures based on Chester Gould's classic comic strip. Though Ralph Byrd is most closely associated with the role of Tracy, the title character is played herein by Morgan Conway (Byrd would be seen as Tracy in the last two series entries). The jut-jawed detective takes on a vicious criminal named Splitface (Mike Mazurki), who upon escaping from jail vows to murder the jurors who found him guilty and their alternates. He manages to knock off three before the police force figures out what's happening.… More

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"Forgettable crime drama."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"The best thing about the film is the way Berke manages to shape genuinely suspenseful film-noir elements around an otherwise simple yarn."
‑ Ed Gonzalez, Apollo Guide
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