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    Detour (PRC, 1945). One Sheet (27" X 41"). From the collection of Wade Williams.
    Known for his unusual films like The Black Cat, director Edgar G. Ulmer created this yarn about a pianist (Tom Neal) who hitch-hikes to LA to see his girlfriend. Along the way he picks up Ann Savage, a blackmailing she-devil who takes him on a descent into hell and in the process, creates one of the greatest film noirs ever made. The motif on this one sheet was very original using the black and white stripes of a "detour" sign. The poster has been restored to address missing borders, frayed edges, fold wear, and a small paper lift in the bottom section. From the collection of Wade Williams. Fine on Linen.


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