Poster for the movie "Detour"

Detour (1945)

67 min - Crime, Drama - 30 November 1945
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Al Roberts, a New York nightclub pianist, hitch-hikes to Hollywood to meet his girlfriend Sue. The gambler he's riding with, Charles, unexpectedly dies. Afraid the police wouldn't believe the truth, Al takes the man's identity. In a gas station, he gives a lift to Vera, a woman that knew Charles and blackmails Al with tragic consequences.

Director:  Edgar G. Ulmer
Stars:  Tom Neal, Ann Savage, Claudia Drake, Edmund MacDonald, Tim Ryan, Esther Howard, Pat Gleason, Don Brodie, Roger Clark, Eddie Hall, Harry Strang

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Storyline

Al Roberts, a New York nightclub pianist, hitch-hikes to Hollywood to meet his girlfriend Sue. The gambler he's riding with, Charles, unexpectedly dies. Afraid the police wouldn't believe the truth, Al takes the man's identity. In a gas station, he gives a lift to Vera, a woman that knew Charles and blackmails Al with tragic consequences.


Collections: 1940s, Edgar G. Ulmer, Noir

Tagline: He went searching for love... but Fate forced a DETOUR to Revelry... Violence... Mystery!

Genres: Crime, Drama

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Language:  English
Release Date:  30 November 1945

Box Office

Budget:  $30

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Producers Releasing Corporation

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 07 min

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