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Casablanca
Directed by:
Michael Curtiz

"Casablanca" (also known as "Everybody Comes to Rick's") is a Drama/Romance/War film directed by Michael Curtiz, and written by Julius J. Epstein (screenplay), released on November 26 of 1942 in the USA . Humphrey Bogart is starring, alongside Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains, Conrad Veidt and Sydney Greenstreet.

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Who directed "Casablanca":

Casablanca was directed by Michael Curtiz, a director, producer, actor, and writer.

Before Casablanca, Michael Curtiz had directed Yankee Doodle Dandy, released in 1942, Captains of the Clouds (1942), Dive Bomber (1941), The Sea Wolf (1941), Santa Fe Trail (1940), and The Sea Hawk (1940). Since, he directed Passage to Marseille, released in 1944, Janie (1944), Roughly Speaking (1945), Mildred Pierce (1945), Night and Day (1946), and Life with Father (1947).

What was the release date of "Casablanca":

Casablanca was first released in the United States on Thursday, November 26, 1942.. This was seventy-four (74) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, February 14, 2007 in the United Kingdom; Friday, May 23, 1947 in France; Friday, August 29, 1952 in Germany; Friday, October 04, 1946 in Italy; Thursday, December 19, 1946 in Spain; Thursday, August 13, 1992 in Australia and on Thursday, June 20, 1946 in Japan.

What is the casting of "Casablanca":

At the casting of Casablanca we find Humphrey Bogart, previously seen in Across the Pacific (1942) and In This Our Life (1942); Ingrid Bergman (Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941), Rage in Heaven (1941)); Paul Henreid (Now, Voyager (1942), Joan of Paris (1942)) [ more... ]

  • Peter Lorre and Humphrey Bogart, Claude Rains, Sydney Greenstreet also appeared in Passage to Marseille, released in 1944.
  • Peter Lorre and Paul Henreid, Sydney Greenstreet also appeared in Hollywood Canteen, released in 1944.
  • Humphrey Bogart, Sydney Greenstreet and Peter Lorre also appeared in In This Our Life, released in 1942.
  • Humphrey Bogart, Sydney Greenstreet and Peter Lorre also worked together in The Maltese Falcon, released in 1941.
  • Peter Lorre and Humphrey Bogart, Conrad Veidt also worked together in All Through the Night, released in 1941.
  • Paul Henreid, Sydney Greenstreet and Peter Lorre can be seen in The Conspirators, released in 1944.

What is the Storyline of "Casablanca":

It is early December 1941. American expatriate Rick Blaine is the proprietor of an upscale nightclub and gambling den in Casablanca. "Rick's Café Américain" attracts a varied clientele: Vichy French, Italian, and German officials; refugees desperate to reach the still neutral United States; and those who prey on them. Although Rick professes to be neutral in all matters, it is later revealed he ran guns to Ethiopia during its war with Italy and fought on the Loyalist side against the fascist Nationalists in [...]

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