The Lady from Shanghai 1947

Orson Welles

Fascinated by gorgeous Mrs. Bannister, seaman Michael O'Hara joins a bizarre yachting cruise, and ends up mired in a complex murder plot.

Runtime: 1 hour and 27 minutes




  • Jean Wong Ticket Seller (uncredited)
  • Richard Wilson Assistant District Attorney (uncredited)
  • Rita Hayworth Elsa Bannister
  • Orson Welles Michael O'Hara
  • Everett Sloane Arthur Bannister
  • Glenn Anders George Grisby
  • Ted de Corsia Sidney Broome (as Ted De Corsia)
  • Erskine Sanford Judge
  • Gus Schilling Goldie
  • Carl Frank District Attorney Galloway
  • Louis Merrill Jake
  • Evelyn Ellis Bessie
  • Harry Shannon Cab Driver
  • William Alland Reporter (uncredited)
  • Jessie Arnold Schoolteacher at Aquarium / Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
  • Wong Artarne Ticket Taker (uncredited)
  • Jack Baxley Guard (uncredited)
  • Steve Benton Policeman (uncredited)
  • Vernon Cansino Man (uncredited)
  • Doris Chan Chinese Girl (uncredited)
  • George Chirello Man (uncredited)
  • Wong Chung Li (uncredited)
  • Eddie Coke Policeman (uncredited)
  • Tom Coleman Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
  • Peter Cusanelli Bartender (uncredited)
  • Al Eben Policeman (uncredited)
  • Edythe Elliott Old Lady (uncredited)
  • Heenan Elliott Guard (uncredited)
  • John Elliott Court Clerk (uncredited)
  • Errol Flynn Man in Background Outside of Cantina (uncredited)
  • Joseph Granby Police Lieutenant (uncredited)
  • Robert Gray Reporter (uncredited)
  • Alvin Hammer Reporter (uncredited)
  • Maynard Holmes Truck Driver (uncredited)
  • Tiny Jones Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
  • Byron Kane Reporter (uncredited)
  • Milton Kibbee Policeman (uncredited)
  • Preston Lee Chinese Man (uncredited)
  • Grace Lem Chinese Woman (uncredited)
  • Billy Louie Chinese Girl (uncredited)
  • Charles Meakin Jury Foreman (uncredited)
  • Philip Morris Port Steward / Officer Peters (uncredited)
  • Sam Nelson Captain of Yacht Circe (uncredited)
  • Mary Newton Reporter (uncredited)
  • Joe Palma Cab Driver (uncredited)
  • Edward Peil Sr. Guard (uncredited)
  • Gerald Pierce Waiter (uncredited)
  • Joe Recht Garage Attendant (uncredited)
  • Mabel Smaney Woman (uncredited)
  • Harry Strang Policeman (uncredited)
  • Norman Thomson Policeman (uncredited)
  • Arthur Tovey Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
  • Philip Van Zandt Policeman / Thug (uncredited)
  • Dorothy Vaughan Old Woman (uncredited)
  • Blackie Whiteford Big Coke Drinker with Vest (uncredited)


  • Fletcher Markle
  • Charles Lederer
  • William Castle
  • Orson Welles
  • Sherwood King


  • Harry Cohn
  • Richard Wilson
  • Orson Welles
  • William Castle