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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Director (1 Credit)
Writer (2 Credits)
Jean-Jose Frappa
Source (1 Credit)
Henry Dupuy-Mazuel
Cinematographer (3 Credits)
Joseph-Luis Mundviller
Marc Bujard
Willy Faktorovitch
Editor (1 Credit)
Musical Composer (1 Credit)
Henri Rabaud
Art Director (2 Credits)
Eugene Carre
Costumes (2 Credits)
Rene Decrais
Special Effects (1 Credit)
W. Percy Day