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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This film marked Dame Edith Evans
's return to the cinema. Previously she had devoted herself to the theater, after only appearing in a couple of forgotten silent movies 35 years earlier. 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
Referenced in Letter from Siberia