A gambling queen uses blackmail to stop a British financier from closing her Chinese clip joint.

  1. Josef von Sternberg

    Director, Writer

  2. Geza Herczeg


  3. Jules Furthman


  4. Karl Vollmöller


  5. James M. Cain


Top Billed Cast

  1. Gene Tierney

    Gene Tierney

    Victoria Charteris (aka "Poppy Smith")

  2. Walter Huston

    Walter Huston

    Sir Guy Charteris

  3. Victor Mature

    Victor Mature

    Doctor Omar

  4. Ona Munson

    Ona Munson

    'Mother' Gin Sling

  5. Phyllis Brooks

    Phyllis Brooks

    Dixie Pomeroy

Full Cast & Crew

The Shanghai Gesture
The Shanghai Gesture


Status Released

Release Information

  • December 25, 1941


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 39m

Budget -

Revenue -



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