"Casablanca" (1942)

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"Casablanca" (1942)

Warner Brothers

In Casablanca in December 1941, a cynical American expatriate encounters a former lover, with unforeseen complications. Casablanca: easy to enter, but much harder to leave, especially if you're wanted by the Nazis. Such a man is Resistance leader Victor Laszlo (Paul Henreid), whose only hope is Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart in one of his most memorable roles), a cynical American who sticks his neck out for no one -- especially Victor's wife, Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman), the ex-lover who broke his heart. Ilsa offers herself in exchange for Laszlo's transport out of the country and bitter Rick must decide what counts more -- personal happiness or countless lives hanging in the balance. Winner of three Academy Awards including "Best Picture", Casablanca remains one of Hollywood's greatest treasures 70 years after it first lit up the screen."

Genre': Romance, Drama, War
Release dates: November 26, 1942 (Hollywood Theatre), January 23, 1943 (US) *

Director: Michael Curtiz

Produced by: Hal B. Wallis, Jack L. Warner
Screenplay by: Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein, Howard Koch
Based on: The play "Everybody Comes to Rick's" by Murray Burnett, Joan Alison
Music by: Max Steiner
Cinematography: Arthur Edeson
Editing by: Owen Marks

Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains, Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre, Dooley Wilson


Academy Awards (1944 / 16th) * :
  • Best Picture
  • Best Director
  • Best Writing, Screenplay
* Award season determined by General (US) Release date.

 Photo camera Credit 
* © 1942 - Warner Home Entertainment
** © 1942 - Warner Bros.

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Submitted by Bubba Tue, 03/20/2018 - 14:27

I always loved that one! I don't usually cry while watching movies, but this one gets me every time.

Play it again, Sam! Over & over :)