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Film Noir Friday: Detour (1945)

Edgar G. Ulmer’s Detour is probably the best of the economy noirs. Made on a dime and condensed on a song, this 1945 picture is based on Martin Goldsmith’s 1939 novel of the same name and features some of the leanest and meanest turns of fate and phrase in the genre. 620 more words

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Favorite Films: Detour (1945)

The poster is a mess, but the film isn’t. It was released by the Producers Releasing Corporation (PRC) “studio” and starred Tom Neal and Ann Savage. 395 more words

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Raw Noir - A Look At Edgar G Ulmer's Detour (1945)

‘Until then I had done things my way, but from then on something stepped in and shunted me off to a different destination than the one I’d picked for myself’.  3,359 more words