Tags » Edgar G. Ulmer

Her Sister's Secret (1946)

Toni DuBois (Nancy Coleman) is celebrating Mardi Gras in New Orleans with friends when she meets a handsome soldier named Dick Connolly (Phillip Reed). He’s on a blind date with another girl, but spots Toni from across the room and is instantly smitten. 555 more words


MURDER IS MY BEAT (1955) - Film-noir with characters you care about

(WARNING: Major spoilers abound!)

It’s a dame, of course. In film-noir, it’s always a dame.

Detective Ray Patrick (Paul Langton) has literally trekked through a mountain of snow to bring in a murder suspect, Eden Lane (Barbara Peyton). 268 more words


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

(WARNING: Major spoilers abound!)

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



Detour – 1945 – United States

A piano player named Al hitchhikes from New York to L.A. to visit his girlfriend in Hollywood. He catches a ride with a loud-mouthed pill-popping bookie, who keels over dead suddenly and mysteriously. 333 more words

United States

MOVIE: Detour (1945)

 MOVIE: Detour (1945)

Based on novel by Martin Goldsmith

Screenplay by Martin Goldsmith and Martin Mooney

Directed by Edgar G. Ulmer

Tom Neal, Claudia Drake, Edmund Mac Donald, Ann Savage… 182 more words

Film Noir

So Young, So Bad (May 20, 1950)

So Young, So Bad (1950)
Directed by Bernard Vorhaus
United Artists

So Young, So Bad was released close on the heels of Caged, one of the greatest women-in-prison films ever made. 631 more words

United Artists

Quick Recommendation: The Ceremony (2008)

In researching and writing our new book, we’ve been re-exposed to several low-budget, independent horror films that we really enjoyed the first time around and are glad to have had cause to talk about them again.   131 more words