Le joueur d'échecs 1938

Synopsis:

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.

Directed by: Jean Dréville
Written by: Jean Dréville & Bernard Zimmer & André Doderet & Albert Guyot & Roger Vitrac
Runtime: 70 minutes
Cast:
Françoise Rosay
Françoise Rosay
Catherine II 
Conrad Veidt
Conrad Veidt
Le baron de Kempelen 
Bernard Lancret
Bernard Lancret
Le prince Serge Oblonsky 
Micheline Francey
Micheline Francey
Sonia Vorowska 
Paul Cambo
Paul Cambo
Le prince Boleslas Vorowsky 
Jacques Grétillat
Jacques Grétillat
Potemkine