An elderly countess strikes a bargain with the devil and exchanges her soul for the ability to always win at cards. An army officer, who is also a fanatic about cards, murders her for the secret, then finds himself haunted by the woman's spirit. Written by
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The card game being played is based on a version of "Faro". Thorold Dickinson's wife, Joanne, went to Harrod's in London, & bought a book on Card Games. A simple interpretation was used in the filming in the Parlour scenes. See more
The opening credits, rather than simply reading "Screenplay By", "Music By", "Director of Photography", etc., as in most films, read "The Screenplay By", "The Music By", "The Director of Photography", "The Art Director", etc. See more
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