“The Lady from Shanghai” quotes(1947)
Plot – It's summer and one evening in Central Park, Michael saves Elsa from an aggression. He's a sailor and he's hired on her husband yacht, who's a famous lawyer. Michael immediately feels a strange atmosphere onboard and during the trip he falls in love with Elsa. Together they plan to flee, but they need some money and Grisby, a partner of the lawyer, offers Michael a shady deal: Michael has to sign the confession he has accidentally killed Grisby to let him disappear. Grisby is found dead indeed with the sailor's hat in the hands and for Michael is the beginning of a nightmare.
All actors – Rita Hayworth, Orson Welles, Everett Sloane, Glenn Anders, Ted de Corsia, Erskine Sanford, Gus Schilling, Carl Frank, Louis Merrill, Evelyn Ellis, Harry Shannon, William Alland, Jessie Arnold, Wong Artarne, Jack Baxley, Steve Benton, Vernon Cansino, Doris Chan, George Chirello, Wong Chung, Eddie Coke, Tom Coleman, Peter Cusanelli, Al Eben, Edythe Elliott, Heenan Elliott, John Elliott, Errol Flynn, Joseph Granby, Robert Gray, Alvin Hammer, Maynard Holmes, Tiny Jones, Byron Kane, Milton Kibbee, Preston Lee, Grace Lem, Billy Louie, Charles Meakin, Philip Morris, Sam Nelson, Mary Newton, Joe Palma, Edward Peil Sr., Gerald Pierce, Joe Recht, Mabel Smaney, Harry Strang, Norman Thomson, Arthur Tovey, Philip Van Zandt, Dorothy Vaughan, Blackie Whiteford, Richard Wilson, Jean Wongshow all
“The Lady from Shanghai” Quotes 12 quotes
“- Mrs. Elsa 'Rosalie' Bannister: I was taught to think about love in Chinese.
- Michael O'Hara: The way a Frenchman thinks about laughter in French?
- Mrs. Elsa 'Rosalie' Bannister: The Chinese say, it is difficult for love to last long; therefore, one who loves passionately is cured of love - in the end.
- Michael O'Hara: Well, that's a hard...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Human nature is eternal; therefore, one who follows his nature, keeps his original nature - in the end.”
“New York is not as big a city as it pretends to be.”
“- George Grisby: Beautiful, isn't it.
- Michael O'Hara: The beach, you mean, or the tourists?
- George Grisby: Everything!
- Michael O'Hara: There's a fair face to the land; but, you can't hide the hunger and guilt. It's a bright, guilty world.”
“The only way to stay out of trouble is to grow old, so I guess I'll concentrate on that.”
“Everybody is somebody's fool.”
“- George Grisby: What's your guess, Michael? You think the world's coming to an end?
- Michael O'Hara: Well, there was a start to the world sometime; so, I guess there'll be a stop.
- George Grisby: It's coming, you know. Oh, yeah. It's got to come. First the big cities. Then, maybe even this. It's just got to come.
- Michael O'Hara: I'd prefer...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Maybe I'll live so long that I'll forget her. Maybe I'll die trying.”