Chess History Is Topic for Museum Film
Chess History Is Topic for Museum Film An unusual color film on the history of chess will be shown at the Oakland Art Museum starting today, according to Curator Paul Mills. Entitled "Passionate Pastime,' the film is narrated by Vincent Price, who explains that chess, like painting, music, wine, women and gambling, is a passion. The film traces the game from its known beginnings., up lo. 14-year-old champion Bobby Fischer. A second color film on life along a Nigerian river, "Ai-Ye," will also be shown.