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The Shanghai gesture

Author: Josef Von SternbergArnold PressburgerGene TierneyVictor MatureOna MunsonAll authors
Publisher: Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment, [1999]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Film noir
Film adaptations
Feature films
Drama
Named Person: John Colton
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Josef Von Sternberg; Arnold Pressburger; Gene Tierney; Victor Mature; Ona Munson; Walter Huston; Phyllis Brooks; Albert Bassermann; Maria Ouspenskaya; Paul Ivano; S K Winston; Richard Hageman; John Colton; Twyman Films, Inc.; Image Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 44013374
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.
Credits: Produced by Arnold Pressburger ; cinematography, Paul Ivano ; editing, Sam Winston ; music, Richard Hageman.
Cast: Gene Tierney, Victor Mature, Ona Munson, Walter Huston, Phyllis Brooks, Albert Bassermann, Maria Ouspenskaya.
Target Audience: Not rated by MPAA.
Description: 1 videodisc (99 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Responsibility: 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.

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"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.

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