Now Screening Online: 'Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome'

This Saturday, KCET aired the fourth and final of its series of "Dick Tracy" movies, 1947's "Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome." The detective thriller features famed horror actor Boris Karloff as the titular adversary, a corpse-looking gangster in possession of a nerve gas that makes people as stiff as a corpse. (Yes, there's a lot of dead bodies going on here.)

In case you missed the Saturday's airing of "Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome," you'll be happy to know that you can watch the whole Classic Cool Theater package -- the movie, the cartoon, the melody and the vintage newsreel -- right now at KCET.org. Hit the links below to watch!

  • For this week's feature presentation, click here.
  • For this week's Classic Cool Theater cartoon, click here.
  • For this week's Classic Cool Theater newsreel, click here.
  • For this week's musical number, click here.
  • And for even more historical background on all our past Classic Cool films, click here.

About the Author

Drew Mackie, associate producer of new media, liked shows about old British people before it became fashionable. He also says silly things on Twitter.
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