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The Lady from Shanghai (Dual Format Edition) The Lady from Shanghai (Dual Format Edition)

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Directed by and starring Orson Welles

Directed by and starring Orson Welles

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Seminal film noir crime drama directed by and starring Orson Welles.

When unemployed Irishman Michael O'Hara (Welles) saves Elsa Bannister (Rita Hayworth) from a group of thugs, she repays him by getting him a position on her husband Arthur (Everett Sloane)'s yacht as a deckhand. It soon becomes clear that Elsa has eyes for O'Hara and wants her husband out of the way.

O'Hara finds himself becoming embroiled in a web of intrigue and murder.

Beautifully presented by Indicator, this high definition restoration is packed with extras and limited to 5000 copies.

Seminal film noir crime drama directed by and starring Orson Welles.

When unemployed Irishman Michael O'Hara (Welles) saves Elsa Bannister (Rita Hayworth) from a group of thugs, she repays him by getting him a position on her husband Arthur (Everett Sloane)'s yacht as a deckhand. It soon becomes clear that Elsa has eyes for O'Hara and wants her husband out of the way.

O'Hara finds himself becoming embroiled in a web of intrigue and murder.

Beautifully presented by Indicator, this high definition restoration is packed with extras and limited to 5000 copies.

Extras

  • 4K restoration from the original nitrate negative
  • Original mono audio
  • Audio commentary with filmmaker and Welles expert Peter Bogdanovich 
  • Simon Callow on 'The Lady from Shanghai'(2017, 22 mins): a new filmed appreciation by the acclaimed actor and Welles scholar
  • An Interview with Rita Hayworth (1970, 4 mins): an archival interview filmed for the French TV programme Pour le cinéma
  • A Discussion with Peter Bogdanovich (2000, 21 mins): the renowned filmmaker and author talks about Welles and The Lady from Shanghai
  • Joe Dante trailer commentary (2013, 3 mins): a short critical appreciation
  • Original theatrical trailer 
  • Image gallery 
  • New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing 
  • Limited edition exclusive 40-page booklet with a new essay by film critic Samm Deighan, a chapter from William Castle’s memoirs about the making of the film, and Welles’ 9-page memo to Harry Cohn 
  • UK Blu-ray premiere 
  • Limited Dual Format Edition of 5,000 copies

Additional Info

Additional Info

SKU 5037899069929
Catalogue Number PHIDFE007
Product contents DVD and Blu-ray editions
Year 1947
Director Orson Welles
Format DVD, Blu-Ray
Publisher(s) Powerhouse Films
Countries USA
Aspect ratio 1.37:1
Language(s) English
Running time 87 min
DVD region All
Blu-ray region A, B, C
Certificate PG

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