The Lady from Shanghai

Against his better judgment, Irish seaman Michael O'Hara agrees to work on well-known criminal lawyer Arthur Bannister's yacht. What interests O'Hara however is Elsa Bannister, Arthur's wife. He had rescued her from a group of ruffians in Central Park the night before and instantly became infatuated with her. They're to sail from New York to San Francisco via the Panama Canal and Bannister's law partner, George Grisby, joins them en route. Michael and Elsa are soon in love. Grimsby want to fake his own death and offers Michael $5000 to help him get away with it. Michael agrees thinking the money will allow he and Elsa to run off together. When Grimsby is found dead however, Michael is charged with his murder.

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