Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1943
AuthorsCurtiz, Michael
Running Time102 min
Date Released01/1943
DistributorWarner Bros.
CountryUnited States
Publication Languageeng

Oscar-winner for Best Picture, Casablanca is often cited as one of the best films of all time. An American expatriate who owns an upscale nightclub unexpectedly reunites with his former lover in Morocco in the early days of World War II. He must choose between his love for her or help her husband, a Czech resistance leader, escape Vichy-controlled Casablanca.


Humphrey Bogart

Ingrid Bergman

Paul Henreid

Claude Rains

Peter Lorre


Directed by Michael Curtiz

Produced by Hal B. Wallis

Screenplay by Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein, Howard E. Koch, and Casey Robinson (uncredited)

Based on "Everybody Comes to Rick's," a 1940 play by Murray Burnett and Joan Alison

Music by Max Steiner

Cinematography by Arthur Edeson

Edited by Owen Marks


Drama, Romance, War

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