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The Chess Player

Directed by Jean Dréville
1938    70m
A toymaker in Poland specializes in building lifesize mechanical men. He builds a chess-playing "automaton" to hide a pretty young Polish activist who is being hunted by occupying Russian forces.
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Cast of The Chess Player
  • Françoise RosayCatherine II
  • Conrad VeidtLe baron de Kempelen
  • Bernard LancretLe prince Serge Oblonsky
  • Micheline FranceySonia Vorowska
  • Paul CamboLe prince Boleslas Vorowsky
  • Jacques GrétillatPotemkine
  • Jean TémersonStanislas
  • Edmonde GuyWanda Zalewska
  • Delphin
  • Manuel Gary
  • Gaston Modot

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