Cast & Crew
- Boris Barnet - Thief
- José Raúl Capablanca - The World Champion
- Zakhar Darevsky
- Konstantin Eggert
- Vladimir Fogel - The Hero
- Ivan Koval-Samborsky - Policeman
- Anatoli Ktorov - Tram Passenger
- Yakov Protazanov - Chemist
- Yuli Raizman - Chemist's Assistant
- Anna Zemtsova - The Girl
- Mikhail Zharov - House Painter
Reviews(see the best reviews)
This little gem surprised us... A Russian Comedy seems a contradiction in terms, but it was a funny, silent film with lots of physical and visual humor & we enjoyed it.
Rare footage of chess champions like Capablanca playing chess in a real chess tournament about 1925!