Detour

(1945)

Overview

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.

  1. Edgar G. Ulmer

    Director

  2. Martin Goldsmith

    Screenplay

  3. Martin Mooney

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Tom Neal

    Tom Neal

    Al Roberts

  2. Ann Savage

    Ann Savage

    Vera

  3. Claudia Drake

    Claudia Drake

    Sue Harvey

  4. Edmund MacDonald

    Edmund MacDonald

    Charles Haskell Jr

  5. Tim Ryan

    Tim Ryan

    Nevada Diner Proprietor

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Status Released

Release Information

  • November 30, 1945
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 7m

Budget $30.00

Revenue -

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