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Edgar G. Ulmer

detour on Poverty Row

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Published by Lexington Books in Lanham [Md.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ulmer, Edgar G. -- 1904-1972 -- Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Gary C. Rhodes.
    ContributionsRhodes, Gary Don, 1972-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1998.3.U46 E34 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16445603M
    ISBN 100739125672
    ISBN 109780739125670
    LC Control Number2008004141

    Considered the "King of Poverty Row," Edgar G. Ulmer () was an auteur of B productions. A filmmaker with an individual voice, Ulmer made independent movies before that category even existed. From his early productions like The Black Cat () and Yiddish cinema of the late s to his final films of the late s and early s. Edgar G. Ulmer: A Filmmaker at the Margins is scholarly but never dry. It is a valuable reference and a good read." -- Leonard Maltin Indiewire "As Isenberg reveals in this utterly necessary book, Ulmer was a nonpareil slinger of [exaggerated stories] even for a business that 5/5(1).

    Edgar G. Ulmer by Isenberg Noah; Author:Isenberg, Noah;, Date: March 6, ,Views: 29 Author:Isenberg, Noah; Language: eng Format: epub Publisher: University of California Press FIGURE At the pawn shop: Al (Tom Neal) and Vera (Ann Savage) reveal their extreme codependence on capital in Detour (). Send Email. Recipient(s) will receive an email with a link to 'Review: Edgar G. Ulmer: Detour on Poverty Row, D. Rhodes' and will not need an account to access the content.

    Edgar G. Ulmer: Detour on Poverty Row illuminates the work of this under-appreciated film auteur through 21 new essays penned by a range of scholars from around the globe. Ulmer, an immigrant to Hollywood who fell from grace in Tinseltown after only one studio film, became one of the reigning directors of Poverty Row B-movies. Structured in four sections, Part I examines various contexts. Considered the 'King of Poverty Row,' Edgar G. Ulmer () was an auteur of B productions. A filmmaker with an individual voice, Ulmer made independent movies before that category even existed. From his early productions like The Black Cat () and Yiddish cinema of the late s to his final films of the late s and early s Brand: Scarecrow Press.


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Edgar G. Ulmer: A Filmmaker at the Margins is scholarly but never dry. It is a valuable reference and a good read."—Leonard Maltin Indiewire"As Isenberg reveals in this utterly necessary book, Ulmer was a nonpareil slinger of [exaggerated stories] even for a business that thrives on everything inauthentic except avarice.

Edgar G. Ulmer is perhaps best known today for Detour, considered by many to be the epitome of a certain noir style that transcends its B-list in his lifetime he never achieved the celebrity of his fellow Austrian and German émigré directorsBilly Wilder, Otto Preminger, Fred Zinnemann, and Robert Siodmak/5.

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Ulmer (the original King of the B¹s) is a fascinating character whose rather notorious mysterious life is somewhere between fact and : Edgar G. Ulmer was born on Septem in Olmütz, Moravia, Austria-Hungary as Edgar George Ulmer.

He was a director and writer, known for The Naked Dawn (), The Black Cat () and Isle of Forgotten Sins (). He was married to Shirley Ulmer and Joan Warner. He died on Septem in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. Edgar G. Ulmer is perhaps best known today for Detour, considered by many to be the epitome of a certain noir style that transcends its B-list origins.

But in his lifetime he never achieved the celebrity of his fellow Austrian and German and#;migrand#; directorsand#;Billy Wilder, Otto Preminger, Fred Zinnemann, and Robert Siodmak. Despite early work with Max Reinhardt and F.

Murnau. Book Description: Edgar G. Ulmer is perhaps best known today for Detour, considered by many to be the epitome of a certain noir style that transcends its B-list origins.

But in his lifetime he never achieved the celebrity of his fellow Austrian and German émigré directors-Billy Wilder, Otto Preminger, Fred Zinnemann, and Robert Siodmak. Edgar G. Ulmer, nicknamed “The King of the Bs” and “The King of Poverty Row,” gave us classics like The Black Cat, starring Bela Lugosi.

His stealing away the wife of a producer led to exile from Hollywood and, working outside the studio system and with low budgets, he turned out film noir, science fiction, and ethnic films that.

Edgar G. Ulmer: Archive Image/Allday / B&W / flat full frame and flat letterbox / Street Date October 4, / Starring Hedy Lamarr, George Sanders, Jimmy Lydon, John Carradine, Jean Parker, John Agar, Gloria Talbott Directed by Edgar G.

Ulmer. Edgar G. Ulmer: Detour on Poverty Row illuminates the work of this under-appreciated film auteur through 21 new essays penned by a range of scholars from around the globe.

Ulmer, an immigrant to Hollywood who fell from grace in Author: Gary D. Rhodes. Edgar G. Ulmer, in full Edgar George Ulmer, (born SeptemOlmütz, Moravia, Austria-Hungary [now Olomouc, Czech Republic]—died SeptemWoodland Hills, California, U.S.), American director known as a supreme stylist of the movies, many of which were shot in a week and made on a minuscule budget, notably include The Black Cat () and Detour ().

Edgar G. Ulmer is perhaps best known today for Detour, considered by many to be the epitome of a certain noir style that transcends its B-list origins. But in his lifetime he never achieved the celebrity of his fellow Austrian and German émigré directors—Billy Wilder. Four decades after his death his unique and idiosyncratic oeuvre receives proper and rightful consideration in Edgar G.

Ulmer: Detour on Poverty Row --a book that probes into the genius behind Ulmer's shoestring offerings and finds it lurking there, in abundance. A quick Cliff’s Notes: Edgar G. Ulmer, luckless German emigre who struggled to impose a personal vision on low-budget exploitation films made on the fringes of Hollywood.

His stylistic hallmarks: German Expressionist-influenced lighting, classical music, fluid camerawork, art-deco sets, and, if there was no money for sets, heavy fog.

Detour is a American film noir directed by Edgar G. Ulmer starring Tom Neal and Ann was adapted by Martin Goldsmith and Martin Mooney (uncredited) from Goldsmith's novel of the same name, and released by the Producers Releasing Corporation, one of the so-called Poverty Row film studios in midth-century Hollywood.

InDetour was selected for preservation in the Starring: Tom Neal, Ann Savage. I n Edgar G. Ulmer, whose three-decade career is comprised mainly of low-budget “B” movies, made a movie in a few weeks for The Producers Releasing Company, a low-tier Hollywood studio that, along with others of its ilk, was classified by its low-rent properties and lack of funds: poverty row.

Within a couple of years of the release of Ulmer’s movie, a film-noir called Detour, PRC. Considered the "King of Poverty Row," Edgar G. Ulmer () was an auteur of B productions.

A filmmaker with an individual voice, Ulmer made independent movies before that category even existed. From his early productions like The Black Cat () and Yiddish cinema of the late s to his final films of the late s and early s /5(3).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Edgar G. Ulmer: the low-end independent filmmaker par excellence / Yannis Tzioumakis --Edgar G. Ulmer: the godfather of sexploitation?/ Christopher Justice --At the border: Edgar G.

Ulmer's foreign-language productions: The singing blacksmith and Cossacks in exile / Claudia Pummer -. Get this from a library! Edgar G. Ulmer: a filmmaker at the margins.

[Noah William Isenberg] -- Edgar G. Ulmer is perhaps best known today for Detour, considered by many to be the epitome of a certain noir style that transcends its B-list origins. But in his lifetime he never achieved the. Edgar G. Ulmer is perhaps best known today for Detour, considered by many to be the epitome of a certain noir style that transcends its B-list origins.

But in his lifetime he never achieved the celebrity of his fellow Austrian and German émigré directors—Billy Wilder, Otto Preminger, Fred Zinnemann, and Robert Siodmak. Despite early work with Max Reinhardt and F. W. Murnau, his .According to the Village Voice, a "well-wrought investigation of the often mysterious life of Edgar G.

Ulmer," which ambitiously blends film clips, interviews, audio tapes, and vintage music cues into a fascinating documentary that pays homage to the filmmaking genius behind The Black Cat, Detour, and The Man From Planet ing testimonials from Roger Corman, John Landis, Joe Dante, Wim.