Shanghai Express

SATURDAY, AUGUST 24 11:30AM

MONDAY, AUGUST 26 7PM

THURSDAY, AUGUST 29 9PM

”Irresistibly enjoyable. Marlene Dietrich gets to deliver what is perhaps her most memorable line: ‘It took more than one man to change my name to Shanghai Lily.’ In this glossy mixture of sex and intrigue, Shanghai Lily and her exquisitely stoic beloved (Clive Brook) fall into the hands of sinister Chinese revolutionaries led by Warner Oland. (He gets to deliver a camp classic—’The white woman stays with me.’)….Directed by Josef von Sternberg, this movie has style–a triumphant fusion of sin, glamour, shamelessness, art, and, perhaps, a furtive sense of humor….” (Pauline Kael) 

1932 Josef von Sternberg 1.33:1 B&W dcp 82 min.