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Casablanca is a 1942 American romantic drama film directed by Michael Curtiz, starring Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman and Paul Henreid, and featuring Claude Rains, Conrad Veidt, Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre and Dooley Wilson.

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The path-on-the-map scenes in Casablanca and Raiders of the Lost Ark

Early in the film Raiders of the Lost Ark, we watch a path appear on a map to represent the movement of characters across the earth. This scene reminded me of the animation at the beginning of ...
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What is the unprecedented significance of the movie Casablanca?

Casablanca is one of the most beloved movie of all time. However, I would like to know can it be regarded as a political film that shows anti-fascist feelings overcome love?
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What are the stories Rick heard in Casablanca?

When Ilsa is telling Rick why she had to leave him, he talks about having heard many stories. 'Mister, I met a man once when I was only a kid,' they'd always begin. What does this mean? What kind ...
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What answer can take care of all their questions in Casablanca?

During Rick's flashback in Casablanca, he has a conversation with Ilsa. ILSA - A franc for your thoughts. RICK - I was wondering... Why I'm so lucky. Why I should find you waiting for me to ...
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What was the ring shown by Berger to Lazlo?

In Casablanca, when Berger (Laszlo's Resistance contact) first approaches Lazlo, he pretends to be selling a ring. Lazlo doesn't realize who Berger is until he opens the ring and shows it to him. ...
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Did Ilsa Lund love Victor Lazlo?

In the movie Casablanca Though Ilsa Lund married Victor Lazlo, but she wanted to fly with Rick. Ilsa: But what about us? Rick: We'll always have Paris. We didn't have, we, we lost it until ...
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What does Rick mean when he says “When it comes to women, you're a true democrat”?

In the movie Casablanca (my all-time fave), Rick (Humphrey Bogart) remarks to Captain Renault (the Prefect of Police) during one scene: "When it comes to women, you're a true democrat." I've always ...
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What is the significance of the Vichy Water scene at the end of Casablanca?

At the end of Casablanca, we see Captain Renault open a bottle of Vichy water: He pours himself a glass of it, before binning the rest of the bottle. Given the prominence of the label and the ...
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Why does Ugarte trust Rick with the exit visas?

Why does Ugarte trust Rick with the exit visas in Casablanca? Ugarte says, You know, I have many a friend in Casablanca, but somehow because you despise me, you're the only one I trust. What does ...
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“She did her best to convince me that she was still in love with me”

In Casablanca, when Rick says this to Laszlo: She tried everything to get them, and nothing worked. She did her best to convince me that she was still in love with me, but that was all over ...