The Shanghai Drama

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The Shanghai Drama

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The Shanghai Drama

Release Date: September 23, 1938

Year    :   1938
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Lucía Films
Director    :   G.W. Pabst
Producers    :   Romain Pinès
Writers    :   Alexandre Arnoux, Henri Jeanson, Léo Lania, Herman G. Weinberg, Oscar Paul Gilbert
RunTime    :   76 mins.

A Russian emigrant sings in a Shanghai nightclub under the assumed name of Kay Murphy. All she dreams of is a peaceful life with her daughter Vera. But this is only a pipe dream as she has been forced by her former lover Ivan to work for a secret criminal organization, "The Black Dragon". Vera, who studies in a Hong Kong boarding-school, knows nothing about her mother's past. When Ivan, who is also Vera's father, resurfaces and blackmails Kay, the young woman is determined to fight back...

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