After the criminal named “Gruesome” (Boris Karloff) inhales nerve gas and passes out, police assume he is dead and transport him to the morgue. But after Gruesome wakens and escapes, many other criminals adopt the tactic and Dick Tracy (Ralph Byrd) steps in to put a stop to the trickery.
Starring: Boris Karloff, Ralph Byrd, Anne Gwynne and Edward Ashley
Directed By: John Rollins
Written By: Robinson White, Eric Taylor
Alternate Titles: Dick Tracy Meets Karloff; Dick Tracy's Amazing Adventure
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Run Time: 65 minutes