EFC II #16 – Shanghai Express (1932)

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.


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