Men of Chance

Directed by George Archainbaud
1932    67m    Passed
5.9
Hoping to get even with gambler/bookie Johnny Silk, racetrack owners and partners Dorval and Farley convince down-and-out Martha Preston to pose as a rich, single French countess, whom Silk falls in love with and asks to marry. After the marriage Martha, who has genuinely fallen in love with Silk, innocently feeds his inside betting information to Dorval, causing Silk to lose a fortune. When she realizes what she's done, she confesses all to her husband, who becomes enraged and orders her out of his life. Faced with poverty, she teams up once again with Dorval as he asks her to betray Silk one last time.
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Cast of Men of Chance
  • Ricardo CortezJohnny Silk
  • Mary AstorMarthe
  • John HallidayDorval
  • Ralph InceFarley
  • Kitty KellyGertie
  • James DonlanClark
  • George DavisThe Frenchman
  • Herman BingFritz Tannenbaum
  • Lynton BrentOne of Johnny's Bookies
  • André CheronFrench Detective
  • Jean De BriacHotel Manager
  • Tom HerbertOne of Johnny's Bookies
  • John LarkinBlack Horse Handler
  • Carl M. LevinessBookie Customer
  • Tom McGuireRace Track Bookie
  • Harold MillerRacetrack Spectator
  • Frank MillsTony - One of Johnny's Bookies
  • Edmund MortimerRacetrack Spectator
  • Albert PetitMagistrate
  • Ellinor VanderveerRacetrack Spectator

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