Dick Tracy (TV series)

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Dick Tracy
StarringRalph Byrd
Country of originUSA
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes48
Producer(s)PK Palmer
Running time30 mins
Original networkABC
Picture formatBlack-and-white
Original release1950 –

Dick Tracy is an American TV series about Dick Tracy that ran on ABC from 1950 to 1952. It starred Ralph Byrd.[1][2][3]


  • Ralph Byrd as Dick Tracy
  • Angela Greene as Tess Truheart
  • Lyle Talbot as the Brain
  • Jo Carroll Dennison as Breathless Mahoney


It was shot at the Sam Goldwyn Studios in Los Angeles.[4]

Byrd died in August 1952.[5]


  1. ^ "The Dick Tracy TV Series 1950-52 - Dick Tracy Depot". dicktracy.info. Retrieved 2019-03-31.
  2. ^ DETECTIVE ACE DICK TRACY TO APPEAR ON TV: Series Opens in Fall with N. Y. Actor as Star Wolters, Larry. Chicago Daily Tribune 24 July 1950: a4.
  3. ^ TV FILM RIGHTS ON 'DICK TRACY' GO TO WGN-TV Chicago Daily Tribune 17 Nov 1951: c4.
  4. ^ Dick Tracy Comic Series on Video Today; Eddie Cantor Debuts 'Comedy Hour,' KNBH Ames, Walter. Los Angeles Times 24 Sep 1950: B6.
  5. ^ RALPH BYRD New York Times 19 Aug 1952: 23.

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