An up-and-coming poker player tries to prove himself in a high-stakes match against a long-time master of the game.
United States of America
Steve McQueen (Eric Stoner ("The Cincinnati Kid")), Edward G. Robinson (Lancey Howard), Ann-Margret (Melba Nile), Karl Malden (Shooter), Tuesday Weld (Christian Rudd), Joan Blondell (Lady Fingers), Rip Torn (William Jefferson Slade) more..., Jack Weston (Pig), Cab Calloway (Yeller), Jeff Corey (Hoban), Theo Marcuse (Felix), Milton Selzer (Sokal), Karl Swenson (Mr. Rudd), Émile Genest (Cajun), Ron Soble (Danny), Irene Tedrow (Mrs. Rudd), Midge Ware (Mrs. Slade), Dub Taylor (Dealer), Harry Hines (Old Man), Robert DoQui (Philly), Olan Soule (Hotel Desk Clerk), Burt Mustin (Old Man)
Richard Jessup (Novel), Ring Lardner, Jr. (Screenplay), Terry Southern (Screenplay), Martin Ransohoff (Producer), John Calley (Producer), Lalo Schifrin (Original Music Composer) more..., Philip H. Lathrop (Director of Photography), Hal Ashby (Editor), Edward C. Carfagno (Art Direction), George W. Davis (Art Direction), Henry Grace (Set Decoration), Hugh Hunt (Set Decoration), Donfeld (Costume Design),
Filmways Pictures, Solar Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer