Edgar G. Ulmer: Detour on Poverty Row

Edgar G. Ulmer: Detour on Poverty Row

Chris Justice


Edgar G. Ulmer: Detour on Poverty Row illuminates the paintings of this under-appreciated movie auteur via 21 new essays penned via various 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. based in 4 sections, half I examines quite a few contexts vital to Ulmer's profession, resembling his paintings on the manufacturers freeing company (P.R.C.), and his paintings in exploitation movies 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 various Ulmer's person movies, starting from Bluebeard (1944) and Carnegie corridor (1947) to the guy from Planet X (1951) and Daughter of Dr. Jekyll (1957). half IV concludes the quantity with a case examine of The Black Cat (1934), supplying 3 varied analyses of Ulmer's landmark horror movie.

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