The Shanghai Gesture
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The Shanghai Gesture
In this melodrama, English businessman Sir Guy Charteris threatens to close down the seedy gambling establishment owned by Mother Gin Sling. However, when Sling discovers that Guy's daughter is one of their more frequent and more indebted customers, she uses her new-found information to keep her casino open.

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A delirious masterpiece of decadence and sexual depravity."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Compromised Sternberg, but visually and thematically compelling."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
More reviews for The Shanghai Gesture on Rotten Tomatoes