Detour Poster

Release Date: 1945

DVD Release Date: September 26th, 2000

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 9 min

Plot Summary
In New York, piano player Al Roberts (Tom Neal) laments when his singer girlfriend, Sue Harvey (Claudia Drake), leaves for Hollywood, Calif. When Al gets some money, he decides to hitchhike to California to join Sue. In Arizona, Al accepts a ride with Charles Haskell (Edmund MacDonald), but during a storm in a freak accident, Haskell is killed. Frightened, Al assumes Haskell's identity and car, but soon comes upon the mysterious Vera (Ann Savage), who seems to know all about his true identity.

Cast: Tom Neal, Ann Savage, Claudia Drake, Edmund MacDonald, Tim Ryan, Esther Howard, Roger Clark, Pat Gleason

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer

Genres: Crime drama

Production Co: Producers Releasing Corporation (PRC)

Keywords: Escape, Hotel, Fall, 1940s, New York City, Girlfriend, Brooding, Dark, Car, Tense