Come visit the dark side of Frisco A district that's slipp'ry as Crisco Shanghai'd by a lady Whose morals are shady You may end up deader than disco
Orson Welles in The Lady from Shanghai (Welles, 1948). David Cairns is another of the many writers taking part in For the Love of Film (Noir). Be sure to visit his terrific blog, Shadowplay. And please consider helping the cause of film noir restoration at the Film Noir Foundation.
Images: just a few of the many San Francisco location shots from The Lady from Shanghai to be found at Film in America.