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Club Havana (1945)

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A kind nightclub owner comes to the aid of an emplyee who is despndent over a failed romance.

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Tom Neal ...
Bill Porter
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Rosalind
Donald Douglas ...
Johnny Norton (as Don Douglas)
Lita Baron ...
Isabelita (as Isabelita)
Dorothy Morris ...
Lucy
Renie Riano ...
Mrs. Cavendish
Ernest Truex ...
Willy Kingston
Gertrude Michael ...
Hetty - Powder Room Attendant
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Jimmy Medford
Paul Cavanagh ...
Rogers
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Joe Reed
Pedro de Cordoba ...
Charles, Headwaiter
Sonia Sorel ...
Myrtle - Switchboard Operator
Carlos Molina ...
Carlos Molina (as Carlos Molina and His Music of the Americas)
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A kind nightclub owner comes to the aid of an emplyee who is despndent over a failed romance.

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RHUMBAS! ROMANCE! RACKETS! A PRC Mystery With Music.

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23 November 1945 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mysteriet i Havanna-klubben  »

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Detour into not-so-grand a club.
14 September 2014 | by See all my reviews

Whether by chance or providential design, Edgar G. Ulmer's definitive rumination on fate - otherwise known as Detour (1945) - has slowly etched itself into the minds of film lovers around the world as one as one of the quintessential b-movie noirs of its day.

Bolstered by similar musings and patched together at about the same time, Club Havana (1945) amounts to little more than a trifle. A story is concocted out of nowhere and, once over, dissipates back into nothing. But that's part of its charm. In draining a Grand Hotel (1932)-type scenario of a budget as well as a purpose, the film acquires a strong offhand flavour that legitimises the whole ordeal. Low-budget-friendly aggravations of sadness, solitude and regret hover over the set as individual stories coalesce into an abstract whole. Talking leads into music and back into talking. The top-billed Tom Neal is diluted into the narrative and what little there is of a plot through-line emerges elsewhere - and why not?

Ulmer knew how to breathe life into an obviously vacant affair and have a lot of fun in the process. Club Havana may not be Exhibit A (nor B, nor C...) of this refreshing trait, but it's certainly one to consider down the road.


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