- Status: Released
- Movie Tagline: I told you… you know nothing about wickedness
- Genres: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
- Release Date: 1947-12-24
- Runtime: 87.0 min
- Budget: $2.3 million
- Revenue: $1.6 million
- Production Companies: Columbia Pictures, Mercury Productions
Cast & Crew
Rita Hayworth, Orson Welles, Everett Sloane, Glenn Anders, Ted de Corsia, Erskine Sanford, Gus Schilling, Lou Merrill, Carl Frank, Evelyn Ellis, Harry Shannon, William Alland, Jessie Arnold, Jack Baxley, Steve Benton, Wong Chung, Eddie Coke, Tom Coleman, Al Eben, Edythe Elliott, John Elliott, Charles Ferguson, Joseph Granby, Alvin Hammer, Theresa Harris, Maynard Holmes, Tiny Jones, Byron Kane, Milton Kibbee, Grace Lem, Charles Meakin, Philip Morris, Sam Nelson, Mary Newton, Joe Palma, Edward Peil Sr.-Gerald Pierce, Joe Recht, Mabel Smaney, Harry Strang, Norman Thomson, Arthur Tovey, Philip Van Zandt, Dorothy Vaughan, Blackie Whiteford, Richard Wilson
Synopsis – What to Expect from “The Lady from Shanghai”
The Lady from Shanghai is a 1947 film noir directed by Orson Welles and starring Rita Hayworth and Welles. The film follows the story of Michael O’Hara (Welles), a sailor who falls in love with a mysterious woman named Elsa Bannister (Hayworth). After meeting her, Michael is hired by her husband, Arthur Bannister (Everett Sloane), to help him with a business venture.
The venture leads Michael and Elsa on a journey from New York to San Francisco, where they encounter a variety of characters, including a mysterious lawyer named Grisby (Glenn Anders). As their journey progresses, Michael’s suspicions of Arthur’s true motives and intentions begin to grow, and he soon discovers a sinister plot involving murder and blackmail.
When Michael and Elsa arrive in San Francisco, the couple find themselves in the middle of a dangerous game of cat and mouse. Michael must use all his wits and cunning to uncover the truth about Arthur’s plan before it’s too late. With the help of Grisby, Michael is able to piece together the clues and discover the truth behind the conspiracy.
The Lady from Shanghai is a classic film noir that takes viewers on a thrilling journey full of suspense and mystery. The film is filled with twists and turns, as well as a classic love story between Michael and Elsa. With its stunning visuals and sharp dialogue, The Lady from Shanghai is a must-see for any
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