Gambling Hell [L'enfer du jeu]
N.p. N.p., Circa 1942. Collection of three vintage reference photographs from the 1942 French film, all three showing noted Japanese actor Sessue Hayakawa.
Based on the 1938 novel by Maurice Dekobra, a melodrama set during the Sino-Japanese war, about a German arms dealer who runs afoul of a Chinese mobster. Originally shot with Erich von Stroheim in the lead, but released in 1942 with Stroheim's scenes re-shot with Pierre Renoir, the result of Stroheim's films and film appearances being banned in all German-occupied countries.
Set in Macao.
10 x 8 inches. Near Fine.
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