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Detour

Released:  1945

Cast:  Tom Neal, Ann Savage, Claudia Drake, Edmund MacDonald

SUMMARY:  Al (Tom Neal) is a small-time piano player in New York, who is dating fellow nightclub musician Sue (Claudia Drake).  864 more words

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Detour (1945)

The movie Detour has long been considered a film noir classic. Reams have been written about director Edgar Ulmer’s amazingly terse, unnervingly intense exploration of alienation and despair on the lonely stretches of the American highway. 1,717 more words

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Detour (1945)
Directed by: Edgar G. Ulmer
Written by: Martin Goldsmith (based on Detour: An Extraordinary Tale by Martin Goldsmith)
Starring: Tom Neal, Ann Savage, Claudia Drake, Edmund MacDonald… 729 more words

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DETOUR (1945) - Hitching a ride to the heights of film-noir

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Detour is the Glengarry Glen Ross of film-noir. If you’re ever in a self-pitying mood and feel bad about your life, pop this baby on and be glad you’re not Al Roberts. 502 more words

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