Passage to Marseille1944

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Passage to Marseille
Directed by:
Michael Curtiz

"Passage to Marseille" (also known as "Fahrkarte nach Marseille", "Giuramento dei forzati, Il") is a Drama/Adventure/War film directed by Michael Curtiz, and written by Casey Robinson (screenplay), released in the USA on February 16 of 1944 . Humphrey Bogart and Claude Rains are starring, alongside Philip Dorn, Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre and George Tobias.

Who is the director of "Passage to Marseille":

Passage to Marseille was directed by Michael Curtiz, a director, producer, actor, and writer.

Before making Passage to Marseille, Michael Curtiz had directed Casablanca, released in 1942, Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942), Captains of the Clouds (1942), Dive Bomber (1941), The Sea Wolf (1941), and Santa Fe Trail (1940). Since, he directed Janie, released in 1944, Roughly Speaking (1945), Mildred Pierce (1945), Night and Day (1946), Life with Father (1947), and Romance on the High Seas (1948).

What was the release date of "Passage to Marseille":

Passage to Marseille was first released in the United States on Wednesday, February 16, 1944.. This was seventy-five (75) years ago.

It has been released on February, 1977 in Germany and on Friday, August 31, 1951 in Japan.

Who is at the casting of "Passage to Marseille":

At the casting of Passage to Marseille we find Humphrey Bogart, previously seen in Sahara (1943) and Action in the North Atlantic (1943); Claude Rains (Forever and a Day (1943), Casablanca (1942)); Philip Dorn (Reunion in France (1942), Tarzan's Secret Treasure (1941)) [ more... ]

  • Corinna Mura and Humphrey Bogart, Claude Rains, Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre, Helmut Dantine also appeared together in Casablanca, released in 1942.
  • Vladimir Sokoloff and Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre, Victor Francen also worked together in The Conspirators, released in 1944.
  • Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre, Helmut Dantine and Victor Francen also appeared together in Hollywood Canteen, released in 1944.
  • Victor Francen and Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre also appeared together in The Mask of Dimitrios, released in 1944.
  • Humphrey Bogart, Sydney Greenstreet and Peter Lorre also appeared together in The Maltese Falcon, released in 1941.
  • Humphrey Bogart, Sydney Greenstreet and Peter Lorre also appeared in In This Our Life, released in 1942.

What is the Storyline of "Passage to Marseille":

It is one of the few films to use a flashback within a flashback within a flashback, following the narrative structure of the novel on which it is based. The film opens at an airbase in England during World War II. Free French Captain Freycinet (Claude Rains) tells a journalist the story of the French pilots stationed there.

This opens into the first flashback, set on the tramp steamer Ville de Nancy just before the defeat of France by the Germans. Five convicts are found adrift in a [...]

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