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Detour (1945)

NR 11/30/1945 (US) CrimeDrama 1h 7m

He went searching for love... but fate forced a DETOUR to revelry... violence... mystery!


Al Roberts, a New York nightclub pianist, hitchhikes 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.

  1. Edgar G. Ulmer


  2. Martin Goldsmith


  3. Martin Mooney


Top Billed Cast

  1. Tom Neal

    Tom Neal

    Al Roberts

  2. Ann Savage

    Ann Savage


  3. Claudia Drake

    Claudia Drake

    Sue Harvey

  4. Edmund MacDonald

    Edmund MacDonald

    Charles Haskell Jr.

  5. Tim Ryan

    Tim Ryan

    Nevada Diner Proprietor

  6. Esther Howard

    Esther Howard

    Holly, Diner Waitress

  7. Pat Gleason

    Pat Gleason

    Joe, Trucker at Diner

  8. Don Brodie

    Don Brodie

    Used Car Salesman (uncredited)

  9. Roger Clark

    Roger Clark

    Cop (uncredited)

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Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $30,000.00

Revenue -


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