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this is a discussion within the NOLA Community Forum; It took decades to get there, but co-writer/director Orson Welles' 1947 The Lady From Shanghai has gradually attained the status of a film noir classic. Like another lost masterpiece from Welles, The Magnificent Ambersons , roughly an hour of the ...

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Free screening of Orson Welles' The Lady From Shanghai tonight




It took decades to get there, but co-writer/director Orson Welles' 1947 The Lady From Shanghai has gradually attained the status of a film noir classic. Like another lost masterpiece from Welles, The Magnificent Ambersons, roughly an hour of the film was cut ? and destroyed ? by the controlling studio, apparently to teach the defiant and visionary Welles a hard lesson in Hollywood economics and playing by the rules.? [ Read more ]

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