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The Queen of Spades
Directed by Thorold Dickinson
Produced by Anatole de Grunwald
Written by Alexander Pushkin (story)
Rodney Ackland
Arthur Boys
Starring Anton Walbrook
Edith Evans
Yvonne Mitchell
Distributed by Associated British-Pathe (UK)
Republic Pictures (US)
Release date(s) June 30, 1949 (USA)
Running time 95 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

The Queen of Spades (1949) is a fantasy-horror film based on a short story of the same name by Alexander Pushkin. It stars Anton Walbrook, Edith Evans and Yvonne Mitchell. A poor Russian officer tries to learn the secret of an aged countess's success at the card table.

Despite a limited budget, it was nominated for a BAFTA Award for Best British Film. It was also entered into the 1949 Cannes Film Festival. [1]



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