Classic 1940s noir drama directed by Josef Von Sternberg. Dragon-lady Gin Sling (Ona Munson) is being forced to leave her Shanghai casino by rich capitalist Sir Guy Charteris (Walter Huston). After ha...
John Cusack stars in this noir-like tale of espionage and double-dealing set in 1940s Shanghai. Paul Soames (Cusack) is a US Naval Intelligence agent who travels to Shanghai to investigate the death o...
Drawing on over years of fieldwork and hundreds of interviews, the authors spotlight a largely hidden world of nighttime pleasures - the dancing, drinking, and socializing going on in dance clubs and ...
AdvantagesWilson's Wit and Chan's high kicks
DisadvantagesA plodding and cliched plot
AdvantagesFast, smooth, pollution-free at source, cheap for what it is.
DisadvantagesTerminus at Shanghai end not very useful
AdvantagesFascinating insight into Communist China
DisadvantagesWon't appeal to many