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"Casablanca" 1942 Movie

still photo of Humphrey Bogart at entrance to Rick's Cafe Amnericain in "Casablance" [1942]            

synopsis & history

the movie


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History of The Film
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[Warner Bros. Nov 1942]

film credits at Internet Movie Database
film entry at Wikipedia

Produced by Hal B. Wallis; directed by Michael Curtiz; based on a play by Murray Burnett & Joan Alison; screenplay by Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein & Howard Koch; music by Max Steiner; starring Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains, Conrad Veidt, Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre, S.Z. Sakall, Dooley Wilson & Leonid Kinskey; won Oscars for Best Picture, Best Director & Best Screenplay; Oscar nominations for Best B&W Cinematography, Best Actor [HB], Best Supporting Actor [CR], Best Music Score [Max Steiner] & Best Film Editing; listed on the National Film Registry (1989); named the Best Screenplay of All Time by the Writers Guild of America (2006)

Warner Home Video b&w Blu-ray [2/2010] for $14.99

Warner Home Video Special Edition b&w DVD [8/2003] 2 disks for $20.99
Warner Home Video b&w DVD [2/2000] for $12.99
Warner Ultimate Collector's Edition b&w DVD [12/2008] 3 disks for $38.99
Warner Ultimate Collector's Edition on Blu-ray [12/2008] 2 disks for $41.49
Warner Home Video Special Edition b&w HD-DVD [11/2006] out of prodn/used
M.G.M. b&w DVD [11/98] out of prodn/used
Creative Design Art Limited Edition b&w DVD [10/2000] multimedia set out of prodn/used

M.G.M. Special Edition VHS [10/98] out of prodn/many used
Warner Home Video b&w VHS [1/2001] out of prodn/many used
M.G.M. b&w VHS [8/94] out of prodn/used

Rhino / W.E.A. remastered soundtrack CD [10/97] for $11.98
Soundtrack Factory imported soundtrack CD [8/2004] 13 tracks for $13.99

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Casablanca Script & Legend book by Howard Koch  "Casablanca: Script and Legend, The 50th Anniversary Edition" [1992]
by {movie co-writer} Howard Koch

Overlook Press 10x7¼ pb [1/95] for $13.57
Overlook Press hardcover [1/92] out of print/used
Making Casablanca book by Aljean Harmetz  "The Making of Casablanca: Bogart, Bergman & World War II" [2002]
by Aljean Harmetz

Hyperion 9x6 pb [10/2002] for $18.85
{published in 1992 as "Round Up The Usual Suspects"}
script of 'Casablanca' 1942 from Warner Bros.   "Casablanca" 1942 script [2012]
written by Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein & Howard Koch, based on
the stageplay by Murray Burnett & Joan Alison
Kindle Edition from Warner Bros. Digital Publng [10/2012] for $4.49
"Casablanca 1942: Inside The Script" [2012]
includes script text as above
Kindle Edition from Warner Bros. Digital Publng [4/2012] for $7.99

"Casablanca" [Warner Bros./ABC-TV 1955]
10-episode hour-long b&w TV series starring Charles McGraw {as Rick}, with Michael Fox, Peter van Eyck,
Marcel Dalio, Clarence Muse, Ludwig Stössel & Dan Seymour; video/DVD not available • credits from IMDb

"The Cheap Detective" [Rastar/Columbia June 1978]
Cheap Detective murder mystery spoof movie by Neil Simon  Playwright Neil Simon's spoof of Bogart's classic films, especially "Maltese Falcon" & "Casablanca".
Co-produced by Ray Stark; directed by Robert Moore; starring Peter Falk, Ann-Margret, Eileen Brennan, Sid Caesar, Stockard Channing, James Coco, Dom DeLuise, Louise Fletcher, John Houseman, Madeline Kahn, Fernando Lamas, Marsha Mason, Phil Silvers, Abe Vigoda, Paul Williams, Nicol Williamson, James Cromwell & Scatman Crothers
Sony color DVD [11/2001] for $8.99
Sony color VHS [6/94] out of prodn/used
full credits at IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia

"Casablanca" [Warner Bros./NBC-TV 1983]
7-episode hour-long TV mini-series, set prior to the events of the feature film; starring David Soul {as Rick}, with
Hector Elizondo, Reuven Bar-Yotam, Ray Liotta, Scatman Crothers, Arthur Malet, Kai Wulff & Patrick Horgan
video/DVD not available; full credits from IMDb

"As Time Goes By: The Children Remember"
[Warner Aug 2003 video release]
Seven-minute color short; a look at "Casablanca" with Ingrid Bergman's daughter Pia Lindstrom and
Humphrey Bogart's son Stephen Bogart
Produced, written & directed by John Mulholland;
available on several 'Casablanca' DVDs as above; full credits from IMDb

B o o k s
search boooks on keywords 'Casablanca movie' at Amazon

Major Films of Michael Curtiz book by Sidney Rosenzweig  "Casablanca and Other Major Films of Michael Curtiz" [1982]
by Sidney Rosenzweig

UMI Research Press hardcover [1982] out of print/scarce
Suspects novel by David Thomson   "Suspects" novel [1985] by David Thomson
Biographical sketches of (on-screen) Hollywood personalities morph into a novel of their inter-relationships. Besides Rick & Ilsa from "Casablanca", the icons of the silver screen herein include George Bailey, Norman Bates, Travis Bickle, Kitty Collins, Noah Cross, Norma Desmond, Gilda Farrell, Joe Gillis, Jake Gittes, Laura Hunt, Julian Kay, Harry Lime, Waldo Lydecker, Walter Neff & Vivian Sternwood
No Exit 7½x5 pb [9/2007] for $11.86
Vintage 8x5¼ pb [9/86] out of print/used
Knopf hardcover [5/85] out of print/used
The Casablanca File book by Colin McArthur  
"The Casablanca File" [1992]
by Colin McArthur

John Libbey & Co. Ltd. pb [2/94] out of print/scarce
Half Brick Images hardcover [1/92] out of print/used
Cinema of Michael Curtiz book by James C. Robertson  "The Casablanca Man: The Cinema of Michael Curtiz" [1993]
by James C. Robertson

Routledge 9¼x6 pb [11/94] for $41.95
Routledge 9x6¼ hardcover [6/93] for $130.00
As Time Goes By authorized sequel by Michael Walsh   "As Time Goes By: A Novel of Casablanca" [1998] by Michael Walsh
Both a prequel and a sequel to events in "Casablanca", this novel was authorized by Warner Bros.; Rick and Ilsa and Sam try to assassinate Prague's top Nazi
Grand Central Publng mass pb [8/99] out of print/many, many used
Grand Central Publng 9x6 hardcover [10/98] for $30.82
Little, Brown 9x6½ hardcover [10/98] out of print/many used
Casablanca Companion book by Richard Osborne   "The Casablanca Companion: The Movie Classic & Its Place In History"
[2002] by Richard E. Osborne

Riebel-Roque Publng 10¾x8½ pb [8/2002] for $15.16


director Michael Curtiz [1886-1962] Page

Magic Lantern's Humphrey Bogart [1899-1957] Page

Ingrid Bergman [1915-82]
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Paul Henreid [1908-92]
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Claude Rains [1889-1967]
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'Casablanca'  Posters  Gallery
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Casablanca 1942 poster - Bogart at the bar
Bogart at the bar
11"x17" poster
from Amazon for $9.98
Casablanca 1942 poster - Rick & Ilsa (French)
Rick & Ilsa
40"x27" poster
from Amazon for $16.48
still photo from Casablanca 1942 - outside Rick's
outside Rick's
retail source
not found
Casablanca 1942 poster - casino & Ilsa
casino & Ilsa
40"x28" poster
from Amazon for $17.99

still photo from Casablanca 1942 - at the airport
airport photo
24"x36" poster
from Amazon for $24.95

large Casablanca 1942 poster
Casablanca poster
20"x21" poster
from Amazon for $9.70

'Casablanca'  Links
'Casablanca' film credits at Internet Movie Database
'Casablanca' film entry at Wikipedia

'Casablanca' pages at The German-Hollywood Connection
MR's Bogart Tribute fansite [est. 1995]

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