Casablanca

United States, 1942

Film

Popular wartime film made in the classic Warner Studios gritty style by director Michael Curtiz, with a wonderful cast including Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman playing ill-fated lovers Rick and Ilsa. The story is set in Rick’s Café in Vichy controlled Casablanca which has become a gateway to America for desperate refugees escaping wartorn Europe. Others in the cast include Paul Henreid, Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre, Conrad Veidt and Claude Rains who delivers some of the most memorable lines in a particularly witty script by Phillip and Julius Epstein and Howard Koch.

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Credits

director

Michael Curtiz

producer

Hal B. Wallis

production company

Warner Bros Pictures

Duration

01:48:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1942

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324847

Language

English

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Wikidata

Q132689

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