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The Shanghai Gesture (1941) DVD Releases

 The Shanghai Gesture (1941) DVD Releases

Date of Releases : 15 January 1942 (USA)

Director : Josef von Sternberg

Writers : Josef von Sternberg (adaptation), Geza Herczeg (collaborator for adaptation)

Star Cast: Gene Tierney, Walter Huston, Victor Mature

Brief:A young woman, Poppy, out for excitement in Shanghai, enters a gambling house owned by “Mother” Gin Sling, a dragon-lady who worked herself up from poverty to buy the casino. Sir Guy Charteris, wealthy entrepreneur, has purchased a large area of Shanghai, forcing Gin Sling to vacate by the coming Chinese New Year. Under orders from Gin Sling, who has found out Poppy is Charteris’ daughter, the smarmy Doctor Omar leads Poppy deeper and deeper into an addiction to gambling and alcohol.


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