The Epic Film Challenge II
#16 – Shanghai Express (1932)
Dir. Josef von Sternbeg
Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Clive Brook, Anna May Wong, Warner Oland, Lawrence Grant, Eugene Pallette
The sixteenth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, Josef von Sternberg’s exotic, train set romantic melodrama: Shanghai Express.
Recorded in May 2016.
Oscar Wins: Best Cinematography (Lee Garmes)
Is it a film you must see before you die?
Luke: Yes, definitely. Great atmosphere and moody, melodramatic love story.