Martin M. Goldsmith was American screenwriter and novelist who wrote several classic B-movies including Detour (1945), which he adapted from his 1939 novel of the same name; Blind Spot (1947); and The Narrow Margin (1952), for which he earned an Academy Award nomination.
|Fate, or some mysterious force, can put the finger on you or me, for no good reason at all.|
|Give a lift to a tomato, you expect her to be nice, don't ya? After all, what kind of dames thumb rides, Sunday school teachers?|
|Life's like a ball game. You gotta take a swing at whatever comes along before you wake up and find out it's the ninth inning.||Life|
|That's life. Whichever way you turn, fate sticks out a foot to trip you.||Life|