“Dick Tracy’s Dilemma” is a 1947 crime thriller film based on the popular comic strip character Dick Tracy. The film was directed by John Rawlins and stars Ralph Byrd as Dick Tracy, Lyle Latell as Pat Patton, and Kay Christopher as Tess Trueheart.
In the film, Dick Tracy is investigating a series of murders that seem to be linked to a new nightclub in town. As he delves deeper into the case, he discovers that the owner of the nightclub, Louie the Wolf, is using it as a front for his illegal activities.
Tracy’s investigation is complicated when he discovers that his own brother, Gordon, is involved with Louie and is being blackmailed. Tracy must navigate his loyalty to his family and his duty as a police officer while trying to bring Louie to justice.
Throughout the film, Tracy faces many obstacles and dangers, including being kidnapped and locked in a room with a ticking time bomb. But with the help of his loyal friend and partner Pat Patton, and his girlfriend Tess Trueheart, Tracy is able to solve the case and bring the criminals to justice.
“Dick Tracy’s Dilemma” is a classic crime drama filled with suspense, action, and intrigue, and is a must-see for fans of the genre and the Dick Tracy character.
Robert Stephen Brode, Chester Gould
Ralph Byrd, Lyle Latell, Kay Christopher