The Lady from Shanghai (Region Free)

Type: New Blu-Ray

(Orson Welles, 1947)

Release date: 25 May 2020

Standard Edition Blu-ray

Orson Welles’ delirious and inventive film noir classic is a dazzling cinematic jigsaw puzzle. Welles plays a sailor who rescues a young woman (played by his real-life ex-wife Rita Hayworth) from a violent assault only to fall under her spell…


4K restoration from the original nitrate negative

Original mono audio

Audio commentary with filmmaker and Welles expert Peter Bogdanovich

Simon Callow on 'The Lady from Shanghai' (2017, 22 mins): a new filmed appreciation by the acclaimed actor and Welles scholar

An Interview with Rita Hayworth (1970, 4 mins): an archival interview filmed for the French TV programme Pour le cinéma

A Discussion with Peter Bogdanovich (2000, 21 mins): the renowned filmmaker and author talks about Welles and The Lady from Shanghai

Joe Dante trailer commentary (2013, 3 mins): a short critical appreciation

Original theatrical trailer

Image gallery

New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing