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    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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