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The Films of Orson Welles: The Lady from Shanghai


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Orson Welles , Rita Hayworth with Everett Sloane
Although Citizen Kane and The Magnificent Ambersons received phenomenal critical acclaim, Welles found it difficult to get directorial assignments, and only after Rita Hayworth , his wife at the time, had agreed to play a leading role, was he given full creative control over The Lady from Shanghai. The result is a bravura thriller with one of the most exciting endings in cinema history-a bizarre gun battle in a hall of mirrors.
Screenplay by ORSON WELLES . based on the novel if I Die Before I Wake by SHERWOOD KING
Produced and directed by ORSON WELLES . Films: page IS (Macbeth is tomorrow at 11.10 pm)


Unknown: Orson Welles
Unknown: Rita Hayworth
Unknown: Everett Sloane
Unknown: Rita Hayworth
Play By: Orson Welles
Unknown: Sherwood King
Directed By: Orson Welles
Michael O'Hara: Orson Welles
Elsa Bannister: Rita Hayworth
Arthur Bannister-: Everett Sloane
George Grisby: Glenn Anders
Sidney Broom: Ted de Corsia
Goldie: Gus Schilling
Jake: Louis Merrill
Judge: Erskine Sanford
5 A,: Carl Frank
DA's assistant: Richard Wilson

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The Films of Orson Welles: The Lady from Shanghai

BBC Two England, 2 May 1982 0.05

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