THE CINCINNATI KID is the story of the young up-and-comer proving his mettle to the master in a marathon battle of five-card stud poker. The Kid from Cincinnati (Steve McQueen) is a calm, cool and cocky young upstart who's sure he just can't lose. The Man is Lancey Howard (Edward G. Robinson), the reigning champ who, in the September of his years, shakes them down regularly in Florida. The Kid.
The Cincinnati Kid initiates McQueen's low-key, brooding-but-slick persona, as he plays a young poker-stud challenging champ Edward G. Robinson (as well as a room full of big personalities like Karl Malden, Rip Torn, Joan Blondell, Tuesday Weld, Cab Calloway, and Ann-Margret).
The Cincinnati Kid', a poker film starring Steve McQueen, set during The Great Depression. Maverick, where every major character plays poker, and they all end up in a poker tournament for a half million dollars. Tombstone. Wyatt Earp: Come on, Doc! You've always said gambling's an honest trade! Doc Holliday: No, I've said poker is an honest trade. Only fools buck the tiger (a common pseudonym.
An attempt to do for poker what THE HUSTLER did for pool, THE CINCINNATI KID succeeds on its own, but it might have been a classic with some more attention paid to the script and, perhaps, a.
The scene barely even highlights the board, so even someone who's familiar with poker will probably be unaware of what JT has when he flips over his cards if they glanced away at the wrong moment (speaking of the board, what the fuck is that table set up, I feel so sorry for the other two randos who probably need binoculars to see the board from that distance).
Most poker games were during the 1930s, although stud — the game featured in The Cincinnati Kid (also set during the Depression) — was prominent as well. What happens in the poker game is actually an early stage of an elaborate scheme being constructed by Henry Gondorff (Newman) and Johnny Hooker (Redford) to take down the crime boss, Doyle Lonnegan (Shaw).
The Cincinnati Kid (1965): Steve McQueen and Tuesday Weld As the Kid, an up-and-coming poker player, the King of Cool manages to heat things up in the bath alongside a scantily clad Weld. While their characters discuss whether life or honor is more important, Weld scrubs McQueen’s bare and sudsy back.
The Cincinnati Kid - (Original Trailer) Card sharks try to deal with personal problems during a big game in New Orleans in The Cincinnati Kid (1965), starring Steve McQueen. View the TCMDb entry for The Cincinnati Kid (1965) share video. This Month. This Month On TCM -- (Movie Promo) June, 2019 TCM's original promo for June, 2019 programming, song. Play. Zou Zou (1934) (Movie Clip) And Count.