Detour (1945)

Edgar G. Ulmer

Screenplay by Martin Goldsmith

Tom Neal (Al Roberts)
Ann Savage (Vera)
Claudia Darke (Sue)
Edmund MacDonald (Charles Haskell Jr.)

Al and Sue work at a nightclub
Sue leaves Al to pursue her career in Los Angeles
Al crosses the state borderline between Arizona and California
Al fights with Vera
Al and Vera fighting--again
Dejected, cranky Al in a diner
Publicity shot of Al and Vera
Scooby Doo says, "Ruh-roh, Al!"

As Al hitchhikes across the country, the film is reversed, showing him sitting in the driver's side. The cars are also travelling on the left, not right, side of the road.

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