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The Lady from Shanghai (1947)

The Lady from Shanghai
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Rita Hayworth Rita Hayworth
Elsa Bannister
Orson Welles Orson Welles
Michael O'Hara
Everett Sloane Everett Sloane
Arthur Bannister
Glenn Anders Glenn Anders
George Grisby
Ted de Corsia Ted de Corsia
Sidney Broome
Gus Schilling Gus Schilling
Carl Frank Carl Frank
District Attorney Galloway

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Since I'm a huge fan of Orson Welles, I try to watch all his flicks whenever I get the chance and I was really eager to check this one out. Eventually, this one was not as good as his masterpieces such as 'Citizen Kane' but it was still a damned fine picture. As usual with Welles, there was some major tempering from the studio and, as a matter of fact, Orson Welles only made this movie in the firs... read more
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Michael O'Hara joins up as a crew member of Arthur Bannister's yacht, sailing to San Francisco. Bannister has a wife, Rosalie, who seems to like Michael much better than she likes her husband. En route, the yacht picks up Grisby, Bannister's law partner. Michael decides to assist Grisby's with a fake death scheme so he can get $5000 and run off with Rosalie. But things never go according to plan.
Release date: 9 June 1948
UPC: 043396048591
Tags: Film Noir (12), Crime (11), 1940s (9), Mystery (8), Drama (7), Thriller (6), Murder (6), Noir (5), 1947 (5), Infidelity (5), Black & White (5), Courtroom (4), Usa (4), Classic (4), Based On Novel (4), Film-noir (3), Theater (3), Boat (2), Lawyer (2), 300 Greatest Films (2)
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