Redhead from Manhattan
Redhead from Manhattan is a 1943 comedy film directed by Lew Landers and written by Joseph Hoffman. The film stars Lupe Vélez in one of her last screen appearances, Michael Duane, Tim Ryan, Gerald Mohr, Lillian Yarbo and Arthur Loft. The film was released on May 6, 1943, by Columbia Pictures.
|Redhead from Manhattan|
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Lew Landers|
|Produced by||Harry Cohn|
|Screenplay by||Joseph Hoffman|
|Story by||Rex Taylor|
|Music by||Gil Grau|
|Edited by||James Sweeney|
|Distributed by||Columbia Pictures|
Lupe Vélez plays a dual role, twin sisters Rita and Elaine. After escaping a torpedoed ship, Rita shows up in Manhattan, where she takes the place of her Broadway-star twin sister Elaine, who's having problems with her marriage and needs to make a getaway. Neither Elaine's husband or Rita's saxophone-player boyfriend are aware of the switch.
- "Redhead from Manhattan". The New York Times.
- The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1941-50 by The American Film Institute, c. 1999
- The AFI Catalog of Feature Films:..Redhead from Manhattan