The lady from Shanghai

Columbia Pictures

Blu-ray - 2023

Adventurer Mike O'Hara rescues beautiful Elsa Bannister from attackers in Central Park. Elsa induces Mike to sign up as a sailor on the yacht belonging to her husband, crippled millionaire criminal lawyer Arthur Bannister. In the West Indies, the cruise party is joined by Bannister's law partner, George Grisby. Disguised as a steward is private detective Sidney Broome, who has been hired by Bannister to spy on Elsa. During the voyage, a love affair grows between Mike and Elsa.

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Crime films
Feature films
Fiction films
Film noir
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
[New York, NY] : Kino Lorber [2023]
Corporate Author
Columbia Pictures
Corporate Author
Columbia Pictures (production company)
Other Authors
Orson Welles, 1915-1985 (actor), Rita Hayworth, 1918-1987 (-), Everett Sloane, 1909-1965, Ted De Corsia, Sherwood King, 1904-1981
Item Description
Originally released as a motion picture in 1948.
Story based on a novel by Sherwood King.
Wide screen.
Special features: new audio commentary by film historian Imogen Sara Smith; new audio commentary by novelist and critic Tim Lucas; audio commentary by filmmaker Peter Bogdanovich; a conversation with Peter Bogdanovich, 2000 interview; three comments by film noir historian Eddie Muller; theatrical trailer.
Physical Description
1 videodisc (88 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in
Blu-ray; requires Blu-ray player.