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Matinee Thursday @ Epiphany: The Lady from Shanghai

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January 24, 2013

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Epiphany Library

 

Rita Hayworth, Orson Welles, Everett Sloane

Columbia Pictures; Directed by Orson Welles

Black and White; Not Rated; 87 minutes; 1948

Michael O’Hara (Orson Welles), an Irish seaman falls for Elsa Bannister (Rita Hayworth), a seductive bombshell married to wealthy lawyer Aurthur Bannister (Everett Sloane), Elsa and Aurthur frame Michael for a murder Elsa committed. Orson Welles wrote, produced, directed, and starred in this film noir thriller with a bizarre twist. Welles’ final scene is a brilliantly photographed shoot-out in a hall of mirrors.

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