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The Lady from Shanghai (1947)

Not Rated
87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

Fascinated by gorgeous Mrs. Bannister, seaman Michael O'Hara joins a bizarre yachting cruise, and ends up mired in a complex murder plot.
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Writers
Sherwood King (story based on a novel by) | Orson Welles (screenplay)
Composer
Heinz Roemheld (musical score)
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Budget
$ 2,300,000
Opening Wknd
$ 7,927
Gross (USA)
$ 7,927
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Release date
Apr 14, 1948 (United States)

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57 cast members
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Rita Hayworth
Elsa Bannister Elsa Bannister   See fewer
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Orson Welles
Michael O'Hara Michael O'Hara   See fewer
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Everett Sloane
Arthur Bannister Arthur Bannister   See fewer
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Glenn Anders
George Grisby George Grisby   See fewer
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Ted de Corsia
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Gus Schilling
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Carl Frank
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Louis Merrill
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Evelyn Ellis
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Harry Shannon
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William Alland
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Jessie Arnold
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Wong Artarne
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Jack Baxley
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Doris Chan
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7.7 / 10 | 22,631 votes