PG | | Drama, Romance, War
In Casablanca in December 1941, a cynical American expatriate encounters a former lover, with unforeseen complications.
31 December 1999 | Shane Hayes (ShaneJayHayes)
10 | Quite simply the greatest film in American history
Casablanca is the consummate Hollywood film. It is superbly directed, acted, and filmed. Bogart is amazing, the ...
Venerable character actor Clarence Muse, who lost the role of Sam to Dooley Wilson, played the role in Casablanca (1955). Ludwig Stössel was promoted from the minor role of Leuchtag to the S.Z. Sakall part (renamed Ludwig), Marcel Dalio was elevated from the minor role of Emil, the croupier, to the Claude Rains role (renamed Renaud), and Dan Seymour ... ...
With the coming of the Second World War, many eyes in imprisoned Europe turned hopefully, or desperately, toward the freedom of the Americas. Lisbon became the great embarkation point. But, not everybody could get to Lisbon directly, and so a ...
French officer: To ...
What airplane type does the German Major Strasser arrive in at the beginning of the film? The airplane has been misidentified (here and elsewhere) as a Fokker F.VII, but it is in fact a Fokker Super Universal. Only the Fokker Super Universal has a windscreen that is integrated with and at the same height as the leading edge of the wing. Other Fokker types generally have the wing above the windscreen. The Fokker Super Universal appears to have been manufactured and used primarily in America (and in Japan), and for that reason would be an unlikely craft for German officer transport. However, unlikely does not mean it is impossible, if you built the right back story. In any case, more authentic aircraft were surely not available in 1941 or 1942 in Hollywood.
English, French, German, Italian
$181,494 (USA) (12 April 1992)
$1,661,267 (USA) (12 July 1992)
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