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Storm Over Lisbon

Storm Over Lisbon is a 1944 American thriller film produced and directed by George Sherman and starring Vera Ralston, Erich von Stroheim and Richard Arlen. The screenplay concerns a nightclub owner who attempts to gain secret information.

Storm Over Lisbon
Storm Over Lisbon 1944 Poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byGeorge Sherman
Produced byGeorge Sherman
Written byDane Lussier (adaptation)
Screenplay byDoris Gilbert
Story byElizabeth Meehan
Music byCharles Maxwell
CinematographyJohn Alton
Edited byArthur Roberts
Republic Pictures
Distributed byRepublic Pictures
Release date
  • October 16, 1944 (1944-10-16) (United States)
Running time
86 minutes
CountryUnited States

The film's sets were designed by the art director Gano Chittenden.


During World War II the owner of a Lisbon nightclub attempts to gain secret information in order to sell to the Japanese.[1]



A new restoration of Storm Over Lisbon by Paramount Pictures, The Film Foundation, and Martin Scorsese was screened at the Museum of Modern Art on February 9, 2018, as part of the museum's program of showcasing 30 restored films from the library of Republic Pictures curated by Scorsese.[2]


  1. ^ Lennig p.430
  2. ^ "Martin Scorsese Presents Republic Rediscovered: New Restorations from Paramount Pictures" (PDF). MoMA Press. The Museum of Modern Art. Retrieved 15 January 2018.


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