producer: Herman Schlom

Dick Tracy’s Dilemma

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

When the villain is a man with a hook for one hand, and his name is “Claw,” you know Dick Tracy is in for a challenge! Immediately he strikes a man with it, and the viewer gets the chilling feeling that there are more victims to follow. A safe is cracked, a room is entered and soon some furs [...]

Dick Tracy (1945)

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Here is a good old-fashioned mystery to solve with just the right detective on the case — Dick Tracy himself! This older film holds up pretty well, due to an interesting and mysterious villain, known as Splitface, not to mention the cinematography, which also holds up nicely. Mike Mazurki plays [...]

Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Here is what many consider to be the best of the Dick Tracy movies from the forties. With Boris Karloff playing Gruesome, it seems like perfect casting. Karloff, known to actually be a nice guy, could play menacing really well. Gruesome is first seen entering a nightclub and immediately taking a [...]