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Detour (1945)

Episode #13

Detour (1945)Producers Releasing Corporation (PRC) released Detour on November 30, 1945. Edgar G. Ulmer directed the film which starred Tom Neal, Ann Savage, and Claudia Drake.

‘Detour’ Movie Summary

At a roadside diner in Reno, Al Roberts drinks coffee during a layover as he hitchhikes his way back home to New York City from Los Angeles. A customer there plays a song on the jukebox that reminds him of his piano playing life he gave up in The Big Apple.

Back then, he was a bitter because he felt he was overqualified to be playing piano in a cheap nightclub for pennies. However, once his girlfriend (also the nightclub’s main singer) Sue Harvey moved to Hollywood to seek untold fame and fortune, Al slipped into a deep funk.

Eventually, Al decides to pack up and follow Sue to Hollywood where he will offer to marry her. Unfortunately, he job pays him little, and he has no money for a road trip. He instead hitchhikes his was across the USA.

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Producers Releasing Corporation (PRC) released Detour on November 30, 1945. Edgar G. Ulmer directed the film which starred Tom Neal, Ann Savage, and Claudia Drake.

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