New on Video: ‘The Lady from Shanghai’

The Lady from Shanghai Written and directed by Orson Welles USA, 1947 The Lady from Shanghai (1947) didn’t come easily for Orson Welles. No film ever really did after his breakthrough, the great ...

‘The Lady from Shanghai’ is the noir version of an Orson Welles fun house

The Lady from Shanghai Written and directed by Orson Welles USA, 1947 Michael O’Hara (Orson Welles) is an Irish émigré to the United States who earns his income as a sailor. Walking the streets of ...

BFI London Film Festival 2013: ‘The Lady from Shanghai’ restoration a noir triumph

The Lady from Shanghai Written and directed by Orson Welles USA, 1947 Long before the likes of Brangelina dominated the Hollywood gossip columns, figures such as Hedda Hooper and Louella Parsons ...

Welcoming Welles's Lady from Shanghai to London – at last

As a sparkling restoration of Orson Welles's delirious 1947 film noir is unveiled at the London film festival, Tony Paley explores the dramatic story behind its production • More on the London film ...