The Cincinnati Kid

The Cincinnati Kid

Steve McQueen leads an all-star cast in this story of an up-and-coming young poker player out to make a name for himself when the longtime master of the game comes to town--a young poker player who will stop at nothing to become the greatest as The Cincinnati Kid. New Orleans. The Great Depression. Eric Stoner (McQueen--Bullitt, The Sand Pebbles),known as The Cincinnati Kid, loves life, women . . . but most of all he loves poker. Now, when poker champion Lancey Howard, known as The Man(Edward G. Robinson), comes to town, Stoner arranges for a place at a game with Howard. But when he learns that the dealer has rigged the game for Howard to lose, Stoner insists, that win or lose, the game be fair.
Steve McQueen leads an all-star cast in this story of an up-and-coming young poker player out to make a name for himself when the longtime master of the game comes to town--a young poker player who will stop at nothing to become the greatest as The Cincinnati Kid. New Orleans. The Great Depression. Eric Stoner (McQueen--Bullitt, The Sand Pebbles),known as The Cincinnati Kid, loves life, women . . . but most of all he loves poker. Now, when poker champion Lancey Howard, known as The Man(Edward G. Robinson), comes to town, Stoner arranges for a place at a game with Howard. But when he learns that the dealer has rigged the game for Howard to lose, Stoner insists, that win or lose, the game be fair.