Detour (1945)

Director
Edgar G. Ulmer

Main cast
Tom Neal; Ann Savage; Claudia Drake; Edmund MacDonald; Tim Ryan

Genres
Crime, Drama

Description
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.


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