From ITV's "The Short Story".
Subtitles available. The Bet by Anton Chekhov (1860-1904) (translator unknown). Read by: William Coon. Audio courtesy of LibriVox. Many thanks to the reader and everyone involved! Photo credit: "Money Background" by George Hodan. http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=18993&picture=money-background CLICK HERE for MORE VIDEOS! http://www.youtube.com/The16thCavern
Short Story Collection Vol. 4 [Full Audiobook] 01 The Bet by Anton Chekhov 02 The Birth Mark by Nathaniel Hawthorne 03 The Dilettante by Edith Wharton 04 The Empty House by Algernon Blackwood 05 Eveline by James Joyce 06 The Fulness of Life by Edith Wharton 07 The Ghosts by Lord Dunsany 08 The Glamour of New Orleans by Lafcadio Hearn 09 The Idyl of Red Gulch by Bret Harte 10 Legend of the Bleeding-heart by Annie Fellows Johnston 11 Long Distance by Edna Ferber 12 The Lost Sanjak by Saki 13 The Masque of the Red Death by Edgar Allan Poe 14 The Mass of Shadows by Anatole France 15 An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge by Ambrose Bierce 16 The Quicksand by Edith Wharton 17 The War Prayer by Mark Twain 18 What Was It? by Fitz-James O'Brien 19 The Woman Who Tried to be Good by Edna Ferber 20 The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
“The Bet” is the story of a bet that stakes a banker’s two million rubles against fifteen years of a young lawyer’s life.
the mandatory movie, made in January 2012. based on Anton Chekhov's short story "The Bet"