Checkmate (1935 film)

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Checkmate is a 1935 Ariston Films Limited British crime film directed by George Pearson at Boreham Wood Studios and starring Maurice Evans, Felix Aylmer and Evelyn Foster. [1] It was based on a novel by Amy Kennedy Gould.



A Scotland Yard detective hunts down jewel thieves in London, but becomes involved with the daughter of the gang's boss.


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  1. "Checkmate (1936)". British Film Institute. Archived from the original on 24 June 2020. Retrieved 23 June 2020.