The Chess Player

  • 1927
  • Movie
  • NR
  • War

A must-see for connoisseurs of silent cinema, beautifully restored. When Russia partitions Poland in 1776, Catherine the Great orders the formation of a Russian-Polish calvary in Vilnius, Poland. Obsequious in public, the Poles privately cheer the nationalistic songs sung by Sophie Novinska (Edith Jehanne). Sophie’s foster brother, Boleslas Vorowski (Pierre...read more

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