The Gambler (1958 film)

The Gambler (French: Le joueur) is a 1958 French-Italian drama film directed by Claude Autant-Lara and starring Gérard Philipe, Liselotte Pulver and Françoise Rosay.[2] It is an adaptation of Fyodor Dostoevsky's 1867 novel The Gambler.

The Gambler
Directed byClaude Autant-Lara
Produced byRalph Baum
Written byFyodor Dostoevsky (novel)
Jean Aurenche
François Boyer
Pierre Bost
StarringGérard Philipe
Liselotte Pulver
Françoise Rosay
Music byRené Cloërec
CinematographyJacques Natteau
Edited byMadeleine Gug
Franco London Films
Zebra Films
Distributed byGaumont Distribution
Release date
26 October 1958
Running time
102 minutes
Box office937,475 admissions (France)[1]

The film's sets were designed by the art director Max Douy. It was shot at the Billancourt Studios in Paris. It was made in Eastmancolor.



  1. "Box Office Success of Gerard Philippe films". Box Office Story.
  2. Monaco p.30


  • James Monaco. The Encyclopedia of Film. Perigee Books, 1991.
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