Episode 192: Detour

Special Guest: Noah Isenberg
Guest Co-Host: Richard Edwards

Noir November continues with a discussion of Edgar G Ulmer's Detour. Tom Neal stars as a down-on-his-luck musician who picks up the wrong hitchhiker (Ann Savage) in a tale of fickle fate, phones, and flashbacks.


We're joined once again by Professor Rich Edwards of the Out of the Past podcast and we spoke to , author of (9780520235779)

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Links:
Buy Edgar G. Ulmer: A Filmmaker at the Margins by Noah Isenberg
Buy Detour (BFI Classics) by Noah Isenberg
Buy Detour on DVD
Buy Detour by Martin Goldsmith
Buy Edgar G. Ulmer: The Man Off Screen on DVD
Hear more of Rich Edwards at Out of the Past: Investigating Film Noir
Listen to the Detour episode of Confessions from The Dark City, a film noir podcast

Music:
"I Can't Believe You're in Love with Me" - Keely Smith
"I'm Always Chasing Rainbows" - Alice Cooper

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11/11/2014

2 comments:

  1. I'm just starting this episode and am thrilled you're doing DETOUR, one of my favorite films of all time! I love it so much I even made a custom trailer that I'm sure you all will enjoy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jkwETw6mZ6k (in fact, do you use its audio in this episode's opening? If so, that makes me very happy...) Keep up the great work...

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  2. I'm also happy that you dedicated an episode for this small film noir gem, Edgar Ulmer is a great and almost forgotten director who deserves more credit.

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