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Title Shanghai express [(DVD) videorecording] / a Paramount picture ; Adolf Zukor presents ; directed by Josef von Sternberg ; screen play by Jules Furthman.

Edition DVD special edition ; full screen.
Publication Info. [New York, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2018]
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Description 1 videodisc (82 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in..
Physical Medium 4 3/4 in. rda
Description digital rdatr
optical rdarm
mono rdapc
Dolby rdaspc
NTSC rda
video file rdaft
DVD video
region 1 rdare
Motion pictures lcgft
Series Criterion collection ; 933.
Note Title from title screen ; crew credits partially from boxed set's accompanying book.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1932.
Based on the story by Harry Hervey.
Includes a 2018 interview with film scholar Homay King on Von Sternberg's cinematic impressions of China and the actress Ana Mae Wong.
Credits Director of photography, Lee Garmes ; editor, Frank Sullivan ; music, Karl Hajos.
Cast Marlene Dietrich, Clive Brook, Anna Mae Wong, Warner Oland, Eugene Pallette.
Summary An opulent romantic adventure that focuses on a diverse group of passengers traveling by express train from Peking to Shanghai. Among them is Captain Doc Harvey, who finds himself reunited with his former lover, now an infamous adventuress who calls herself Shanghai Lily. Desire and deception follow, culminating in a tense hostage situation when their train is hijacked by a Chinese warlord.
System Details DVD; NTSC; region 1; 4:3 full screen; Dolby digital mono.
Language In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject Visitors, Foreign -- China -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Railroad travel -- China -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Hijacking of trains -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Guerrillas -- China -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Action and adventure films.
Romance films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
China -- History -- 1928-1937 -- Drama.
Genre Feature films.
Action and adventure films.
Romance films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Action and adventure films. (OCoLC)fst01710568
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Feature films. (OCoLC)fst01710384
Romance films. (OCoLC)fst01710332
Added Author Von Sternberg, Josef, 1894-1969, film producer, film director.
Zukor, Adolph, 1873-1976, presenter.
Furthman, Jules, screenwriter.
Dietrich, Marlene, actor.
Brook, Clive, 1887-1974, actor.
Wong, Anna May, 1905-1961, actor.
Pallette, Eugene, 1889-1954, actor.
Garmes, Lee, 1898-1978, director of photography.
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Hervey, Harry, 1900-1951. Shanghai Express.
Paramount Publix Corporation, production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), pubilsher.
Added Title Container of (work): Shanghai express (Motion picture)
Dietrich & Von Sternberg in Hollywood.
ISBN 9781681434674 (disc)
1681434679 (disc)
Standard No. 715515217118 (boxed set)
Music No. CC2918D The Criterion Collection (disc)
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