PG | | Drama, Romance, War
A cynical nightclub owner protects an old flame and her husband from Nazis in Morocco.
With the death of Madeleine Lebeau on May 1, 2016, there are no surviving members of the credited cast.
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 ...
Early on in the movie, Sam has his piano facing towards the band. A few moments later, the piano faces away from the band.
At the time of release, the film was banned in Germany because the story was considered to be anti-Nazi propaganda by the wartime censors. After the end of World War II, the picture was finally released in Germany but with around 20 minutes of footage cut (all scenes with Major Strasser and all references to Nazism). Other scenes were dubbed so that they had a totally different meaning (Victor Laszlo became Victor Larsen, an atomic physicist). In the 70s the film was redubbed by the ZDF, this time in its uncut form.
English, French, German, Italian
$181,494 (USA) (12 April 1992)
$1,024,560 (USA) (16 November 2017)
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