Chess Fever

Directed by Vsevolod Pudovkin and Mykola Shpykovskyi
1925    28m    Not Rated
With an international chess tournament in progress, a young man becomes completely obsessed with the game. His fiancée has no interest in it, and becomes frustrated and depressed by his neglect of her, but wherever she goes she finds that she cannot escape chess. On the brink of giving up, she meets the world champion, Capablanca himself, with interesting results.
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Cast of Chess Fever
  • José Raúl CapablancaThe World Champion
  • Vladimir FogelThe Hero
  • Anna ZemtsovaThe Heroine
  • Natalya Glan
  • Zakhar Darevsky
  • Mikhail ZharovHouse Painter
  • Anatoli KtorovTram Passenger
  • Yakov ProtazanovChemist
  • Yuli RaizmanChemist's Assistant
  • Ivan Koval-SamborskyiPoliceman
  • Konstantin Eggert
  • Ernst GrunfeldSelf
  • Fyodor Ivanov
  • Sergei KomarovGrandfather
  • Frank MarshallSelf
  • Richard RetiSelf
  • Rudolph SpielmannSelf
  • Carlos TorreSelf
  • F.D. YatesSelf
  • Boris Barnet(uncredited)
  • Vladimir Nabokov(uncredited)
  • Fyodor OtsepGame Spectator (uncredited)
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