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    Detour (PRC, 1945). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Director Edgar G. Ulmer gave us two of cinema's most unique and strangest films with "The Black Cat" (1934) and "Detour" in 1945. In one of the best film noir ever made, Tom Neal, as a hitch-hiking pianist, catches a ride with a man who is soon found murdered. Neal hides the body and assumes the man's identity in hopes he won't be arrested for the murder. When he picks up a really whacked-out broad, she discovers his mistake and begins to black-mail him. This film is dark, moody and oh-so-stylishly directed by Ulmer. The posters for this title are ultra-scarce and have always been in demand by film noir connoisseurs. This poster has had fold line wear and border pinholes which have been restored well. Very Fine on Linen.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2004
    18th Thursday
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