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    Shanghai Gesture, The -- (Movie Clip) This Sparkle Is Artificial

    Poppy (Gene Tierney), on a loosing streak at the roulette wheel, raises funds with help from smarmy Doctor Omar (Victor Mature) and appraiser Mischa (Mikhail Rasumny), in Josef von Sternberg's The Shanghai Gesture, 1942.

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"Mother" Gin Sling (Ona Munson) at her club, introduces herself to new customers Poppy, a.k.a. Victoria (Gene Tierney), and her escort (John Abbott), early in Josef von Sternberg's The Shanghai Gesture, 1942.>
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