Detour (1945)

"He went searching for love... but fate forced a DETOUR to revelry... violence... mystery!"
TMDb Score
NR 1 hr 7 minNov 14th, 1945Drama, Crime

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.

Edgar G. Ulmer
Tom Nealas Al Roberts
Ann Savageas Vera
Claudia Drakeas Sue Harvey