Based on the famous cartoon strip by Chester Gould, this was the initial entry of the Dick Tracy serials from Republic Pictures in 1937. In this super thriller, a clubfooted criminal known only as the "Lame One" masterminds a war on G-men. One of his villainous plans is to destroy the new Bay Bridge by bombarding it with high-frequency sound waves from his stratospheric aircraft, "The Wing". In the meantime, Dick Tracy’s brother is kidnapped and forced to aid the notorious Lame One, who turns out to be…? This serial features 15 chapters of fistfights, car chases and aerial stunts, as only Republic Pictures could stage them.