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The Shanghai gesture [videorecording] / a presentation of Twyman Films, Inc. ; Raymond Rohauer presents ; adapted by Josef von Sternberg with the collaboration of Geza Herczeg and Jules Furthman ; directed by Josef von Sternberg.

Publication:
Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment, [1999]
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (99 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Colton, John, 1887-1946 -- Film adaptations.
English -- China -- Shanghai.
Drug addiction -- China -- Shanghai -- Drama.
Extortion -- China -- Shanghai -- Drama.
Shanghai (China) -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Film noir.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Feature films -- United States.
System Details:
DVD.
Summary:
"In Shanghai's slimy underworld, English financier Sir Guy Charteris tries to close a gambling den, owned by the devious Mother Gin Sling. However, Gin Sling learns that Charteris's daughter Poppy is a regular at her establishment and with the help of the coldly seductive Dr. Omar, she lures Poppy into gambling and drug addictions. Gin Sling blackmails Charteris and reveals a shocking secret, plunging them to another level of hell."--Container.
Participant:
Gene Tierney, Victor Mature, Ona Munson, Walter Huston, Phyllis Brooks, Albert Bassermann, Maria Ouspenskaya.
Credits:
Produced by Arnold Pressburger ; cinematography, Paul Ivano ; editing, Sam Winston ; music, Richard Hageman.
Notes:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1941.
Adapted from a play by John Colton.
"Copyright 1941 Arnold Productions, Inc., licensed in perpetuity to Films Around the World, Inc."--Container.
Contributor:
Von Sternberg, Josef, 1894-1969. , Screenwriter, Director
Pressburger, Arnold, 1885-1951. , Producer
Tierney, Gene. , Actor
Mature, Victor. , Actor
Munson, Ona, 1906-1955 , Actor
Huston, Walter, 1884-1950 , Actor
Brooks, Phyllis, 1915-1995. , Actor
Bassermann, Albert, 1867-1952 , Actor
Ouspenskaya, Maria, 1876-1949. , Actor
Ivano, Paul. , Cinematographer
Winston, S. K., 1877-1965 , Film editor
Hageman, Richard, 1881-1966 , Composer
Colton, John, 1887-1946.
Twyman Films, Inc. , Producer
Image Entertainment (Firm). , Distributor
OCLC:
44013374
Publisher Number:
014381537529
ID5375FWDVD Image Entertainment
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