The Lady From Shanghai

  • 1948
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Crime

This remarkably inventive if decidedly confusing film noir stars Welles as a wandering Irishman named Michael O'Hara. One evening he saves Elsa Bannister (Hayworth) from a couple of thugs and, as a result, she is drawn to him like a shark to a swimmer. Her husband, famed lawyer Arthur Bannister (Sloane), offers to hire O'Hara as a deckhand for an upcoming...read more

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Lady From Shanghai - Official Trailer
01:49 — Fascinated by gorgeous Mrs. Bannister, seaman Michael O'Hara (Orson Welles, who also directed) joins a bizarre yachting cruise, and ends up mired in a (more…)

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: This remarkably inventive if decidedly confusing film noir stars Welles as a wandering Irishman named Michael O'Hara. One evening he saves Elsa Bannister (Hayworth) from a couple of thugs and, as a result, she is drawn to him like a shark to a swimmer. Her… (more)

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