Four more pictures on the theme of Kempelens chess playing automat.

The Turk in the sound film 'The chess player' (J Dréville 1938) A photograph of a reconstruction of the original automat.
Charles Dullin as Kempelen in the french film 'The chess player' (1926) Poster for a london appearance of the chess playing turk. (approx 1821)

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