By Gary D. Rhodes,Stephen Broomer,Steffen Hantke,Graeme Harper,Kevin Heffernan,David Hogan,Reynold Humphries,Chris Justice,Scott Loren,Hugh S. Manon,Alison Peirse,Claudia Pummer,Marlisa Santos,Robert Singer,Phillip Sipiora,Tony Tracy,Dion Tubrett,Yannis Tzio
Edgar G. Ulmer: Detour on Poverty Row illuminates the paintings of this under-appreciated movie auteur via 21 new essays penned through more than a few students from around the world. Ulmer, an immigrant to Hollywood who fell from grace in Tinseltown after just one studio movie, turned one of many reigning administrators of Poverty Row B-movies. established in 4 sections, half I examines quite a few contexts vital to Ulmer's occupation, corresponding to his paintings on the manufacturers liberating company (PRC), and his paintings in exploitation motion pictures and ethnic cinema. half II analyzes Ulmer's movie noirs, that includes an emphasis on Detour (1945) and homicide Is My Beat (1955). half III covers quite a few Ulmer's person motion pictures, starting from Bluebeard (1944) and Carnegie corridor (1947) to the fellow from Planet X (1951) and Daughter of Dr. Jekyll (1957). half IV concludes the amount with a case research of The Black Cat (1934), delivering 3 assorted analyses of Ulmer's landmark horror film.