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Hollywood Classic ‘Casablanca’ Released (1942)

Hollywood Classic ‘Casablanca’ Released (1942)

A timeless classic, Casablanca was released in 1942 and immediately captured the hearts of moviegoers everywhere. The film tells the story of Rick Blaine, a world-weary ex-patriot who runs a nightclub in the Moroccan city of Casablanca during the early days of World War II. When Rick’s former lover, Isla Lund, mysteriously reappears in his life, he is plunged into a passionate and dangerous affair that will change his life forever. Featuring iconic performances by Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, as well as a memorable score by Max Steiner, Casablanca is a truly timeless film that continues to delight audiences to this day.

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