PG | | Drama, Romance, War
A cynical nightclub owner protects an old flame and her husband from Nazis in Morocco.
The position on the board of chess game that Rick is studying was from an actual game of Bogart's that he was conducting via post. This form of play, known as correspondence chess, was once very popular, and enthusiasts might have many games in progress at once, with players from all over the world. In correspondence chess, it is allowed to analyze the game by moving the pieces to and fro, while in over-the-board play, one must not touch a piece until ready to move. The position on the board is one typical of the chess opening known as the French Defense.
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 ...
One of the 'usual suspects' being herded into the Police HQ, an elderly man with a gray beard - wearing black suit, dark tie, white shirt and gray hat - will forty seconds later be seen outside the Police HQ queuing up for an exit visa.
A colorized version was shown on Australian TV and was released on VHS in the United States.
English, French, German, Italian
$181,494 (USA) (12 April 1992)
$1,024,560 (USA) (16 November 2017)