A chess grandmaster is in a big tournament, and when his lover is found painted up and the blood drained out of her body he becomes a chief suspect. After he gets a call from the killer urging him to try and figure out the game, he cooperates with police and a psychologist to try and catch the killer, but doubts linger about the grandmaster's innocence as the string of grisly murders continues. Written by
Ed Sutton <firstname.lastname@example.org>
In a game of life and death... one wrong move could be his last...
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Please, I don't want to get into the psychological aspects of my actions. It would detract from the game.
I couldn't say it better than Huxley.
Well, Huxley's quote also says, "for his play is always fair and just."
So, is mine within the framework of my rules.
Features Super Mario Bros.
I Put A Spell On You
Composed by Screamin' Jay Hawkins
(as Hawkins)/Herb Slotkin (as Slotkin) (United Artists)
Performed by Carol Kenyon
Produced by Anne Dudley See more