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Dick Tracy

Alternate titles:
  • Adventures Of Dick Tracy, The

    Premiere Episode: 1935-02-04
    Final Episode: 1948-07-16

    Number of Episodes: 701

    Genre(s):
    Crime
    Police
    Youth
    Private Detective

    RadioGoldindex Listing

    Broadcast History:

    Dates: 2/4/1935 - 7/11/1935
    Network: CBS
    Starting time: 5:45PM
    Sponsor: Sterling Products
    Length of show: 15 minutes

    Dates: 9/30/1935 - 3/30/1937
    Network: Mutual
    Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
    Starting time: 5:00PM
    Sponsor: Sustaining
    Length of show: 15 minutes

    Dates: 1937 - 1939
    Network: NBC
    Sponsor: Quaker Puffed Wheat / Tootsie Roll Candy
    Length of show: 15 minutes

    Dates: 1/3/1938 - 6/3/1939
    Network: NBC
    Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
    Starting time: 5:00PM
    Sponsor: Quaker
    Length of show: 15 minutes

    Dates: 4/29/1939 - 7/29/1939
    Network: NBC
    Days: Saturday
    Starting time: 7:00PM
    Sponsor: Quaker
    Length of show: 30 minutes

    Dates: 8/7/1939 - 8/28/1939
    Network: NBC
    Days: Monday
    Starting time: 8:00PM
    Sponsor: Quaker
    Length of show: 30 minutes

    Dates: 9/9/1939 - 9/30/1939
    Network: NBC
    Days: Saturday
    Starting time: 7:00PM
    Sponsor: Quaker
    Length of show: 30 minutes

    Dates: 1943 - 1944
    Network: NBC Blue
    Sponsor: Quaker Puffed Wheat / Tootsie Roll Candy
    Length of show: 15 minutes

    Dates: 3/15/1943 - 6/4/1943
    Network: ABC
    Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
    Starting time: 5:15PM
    Sponsor: Sweets Company
    Length of show: 15 minutes

    Dates: 9/13/1943 - 10/91/1943
    Network: ABC
    Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
    Starting time: 5:15PM
    Sponsor: Sweets Company
    Length of show: 15 minutes

    Dates: 10/4/1943 - 10/25/1946
    Network: ABC
    Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
    Starting time: 5:15PM
    Sponsor: Sweets Company
    Length of show: 15 minutes

    Dates: 1944 - 1946
    Network: ABC
    Sponsor: Quaker Puffed Wheat / Tootsie Roll Candy
    Length of show: 15 minutes

    Dates: 1946 - 1948
    Network: ABC
    Sponsor: Quaker Puffed Wheat / Tootsie Roll Candy
    Length of show: 30 minutes

    Dates: 10/28/1946 - 7/16/1948
    Network: ABC
    Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
    Starting time: 4:45PM
    Length of show: 15 minutes

  • Series Synopsis: Dick Tracy proved almost as durable on the air as he was in the comics. The serial came with the full gallery of Chester Gould strip characters: sidekick Pat Patton, Tracy’s adopted son Junior; his girlfriend Tess Trueheart; Vitamin Flintheart and the villain, Flattop... On the Air: The Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio by John Dunning
    Series Theme: Toot, Toot, Tootsie
    Creator: ***  
    Cast: Ralph Bell
    John Brown
    Robert Burlen((first radio) Dick Tracy (1934 New England))
    Charles 'Charlie' Cantor
    Phillip Clarke
       
    Director: Himan Brown
     Mitchell Grayson
     Charles Powers
     Bob White
    Announcer: Don Gardiner
     George Gunn
     Ed Herlihy
     Tom Reddy
     Dan Seymour