Growing by the Bay

Lady from Shanghai

I’ve always enjoyed Orson Wells’s The Lady from Shanghai (1948). It was shot in San Francisco and Sausalito (and L.A.). Here are a few images, taken from the excellent site Film in America. At that site there are more images and commentary. I’ve taken the liberty of adjusting the tone of the images for clarity and photographic quality.

The Bay Bridge is visible from this shot in Sausalito

San Francisco north stretching to the Golden Gate Bridge and Marin County

grant street
Grant Street

mason street
Mason Street

portsmouth square
Portsmouth Square

steinhardt aquarium
Steinhardt Aquarium

bay bridge and ferry building
Ferry Building and Bay Bridge


Free Days at San Francisco Bay Area museums


P. Joseph Potocki

1 Comment

  1. annexensen

    Great “noir-ish” photos. Love the old cars in them too.

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