The Gamblers (1929 film)

The Gamblers is a 1929 drama film directed by Michael Curtiz and produced and distributed by Warner Bros.[1] It is considered to be a lost film.[2][3]

The Gamblers
Directed byMichael Curtiz
Written byDe Leon Anthony (titles)
Screenplay byJ. Grubb Alexander (& dialogue)
Based onplay by Charles Klein
StarringH.B. Warner
Lois Wilson
CinematographyWilliam Reese
Edited byThomas Pratt
Music byAlois Reiser
Distributed byWarner Bros.
Release date
  • June 29, 1929 (1929-06-29) (US)
Running time
71 minutes
CountryUnited States


Jason Robards Sr. (Carvel Emerson) and George Fawcett (Emerson Jr.) play a father-and-son team of cons who gamble their firm's assets. Emerson Jr. is caught investing money that does not belong to him and is indicted on a swindling charge. The district attorney handling the case is the husband of his former sweetheart. This gives the district attorney an opportunity to prosecute his romantic rival.



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