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Dick Tracy vs. Cueball (1946)

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62 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

Expensive diamonds are stolen but before the thief can fence them he is strangled by ex-con Cueball, who then takes the gems and continues murdering people he believes are trying to swindle him. Dick Tracy allows his girlfriend Tess to act...See moreExpensive diamonds are stolen but before the thief can fence them he is strangled by ex-con Cueball, who then takes the gems and continues murdering people he believes are trying to swindle him. Dick Tracy allows his girlfriend Tess to act as a buyer for the gems but his plan backfires when she is captured by the homicidal Cueball. Written by Doug Sederberg See less
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Director
Gordon Douglas (as Gordon M. Douglas)
Writers
Dane Lussier (screen play by) | Robert E. Kent (screen play by) | Luci Ward (original story by) | Chester Gould (based on the cartoon strip "Dick Tracy" by)
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Editor
Philip Martin (as Philip Martin Jr.)
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Updated Nov 22, 1946

Release date
Dec 18, 1946 (United States)

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35 cast members
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Morgan Conway
Dick Tracy Dick Tracy   See fewer
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Anne Jeffreys
Tess Trueheart Tess Trueheart   See fewer
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Lyle Latell
Pat Patton Pat Patton   See fewer
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Rita Corday
Mona Clyde Mona Clyde   See fewer
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Ian Keith
Vitamin Flintheart Vitamin Flintheart   See fewer
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Dick Wessel
Cueball Cueball   See fewer
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Douglas Walton
Percival Priceless Percival Priceless   See fewer
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Esther Howard
Filthy Flora Filthy Flora   See fewer
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Joseph Crehan
Chief Brandon Chief Brandon   See fewer
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Byron Foulger
Simon Little Simon Little   See fewer
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Jimmy Crane
Junior Junior   See fewer
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Skelton Knaggs
Rudolph Rudolph   See fewer
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Fred Aldrich
Ship Officer (uncredited) Ship Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Trevor Bardette
Lester Abbott (uncredited) Lester Abbott (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Barrows
Crewman (uncredited) Crewman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Borden
Drunk (uncredited) Drunk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Bray
Steve (uncredited) Steve (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Cheatham
Cop (uncredited) Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Cheshire
Jules Sparkle (uncredited) Jules Sparkle (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jimmy Clemons Jr.
Butch (uncredited) Butch (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Dunn
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee Frederick
Purser (uncredited) Purser (uncredited)   See fewer
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Raoul Freeman
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dorothy Granger
Leeds (uncredited) Leeds (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kit Guard
Bar Customer (uncredited) Bar Customer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Perc Launders
Telephone Operator (uncredited) Telephone Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Milasch
Bar Customer (uncredited) Bar Customer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Mills
Drunk (uncredited) Drunk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mike Morelli
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William Newell
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Jason Robards Sr.
Captain (uncredited) Captain (uncredited)   See fewer
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Max Wagner
Bartender (uncredited) Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
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Phil Warren
Dr. Martin (uncredited) Dr. Martin (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.3 / 10 | 1,033 votes