The Lady from Shanghai

Film/Video

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The Lady from Shanghai

Orson Welles, 1948

Wex Drive-In

The Wexner Center brings the big screen outside for the Wex Drive-In series of free open-air film screenings on the Wexner Center Plaza. Bring blankets or lawn chairs for seating at these festive, informal events. All Drive-In movies start at dusk (generally around 9 PM), but you are invited to come at 8 PM to choose your spot and enjoy the company of friends and fellow film fans. Refreshments and snacks on tap for the evening: craft beer from Seventh Son Brewing and wine from our cash bar, plus Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams (with a free scoop for members), Pam’s Market Popcorn, and pizza from Mikey’s Late Night Slice.

Thu, July 17, 2008 8 PM

Gorgeous Elsa Bannister (Rita Hayworth) lures seaman Mike O’Hara (Welles) into an intricate web of intrigue, betrayal, and murder. (The two were married but estranged during the filming.) The unforgettable finale in a funhouse hall of mirrors is an amazing demonstration of Charles Lawton, Jr.’s brilliant camerawork and Welles’s flamboyant direction. (87 mins., 35mm)

In the event of rain, the screening will move inside the center and start at 9 PM.

Member Exclusives!
Wexner Center members receive a commemorative Wex Drive-In mug and discounted drinks at every film. Become a member through the Wex Drive-In and receive a Wexner Center Film/Video t-shirt and two additional free film passes (a $34 value). Click here for more information on the benefits of membership and to join.

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