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Synopsis: Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart), who owns a nightclub in Casablanca, discovers his old flame Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman) is in town with her husband, Victor Laszlo (Paul Henreid). Laszlo is a famed rebel, and with Germans on his tail, Ilsa knows Rick can help them get out of the country.
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Year:
1942
394,790 Views

FADE IN:

INSERT - A revolving globe. When it stops revolving it turns

briefly into a contour map of Europe, then into a flat map.

Superimposed over this map are scenes of refugees fleeing from

all sections of Europe by foot, wagon, auto, and boat, and all

converging upon one point on the tip of Africa -- Casablanca.

Arrows on the map illustrate the routes taken as the voice of a

NARRATOR describes the migration.

NARRATOR (V.O.)

With the coming of the Second World

War, many eyes in imprisoned Europe

turned hopefully, or desperately,

toward the freedom of the Americas.

Lisbon became the great embarkation

point. But not everybody could get

to Lisbon directly, and so, a tortuous,

roundabout refugee trail sprang up.

Paris to Marseilles, across the

Mediterranean to Oran, then by train,

or auto, or foot, across the rim of

Africa to Casablanca in French Morocco.

Here, the fortunate ones, through money,

or influence, or luck, might obtain

exit visas and scurry to Lisbon, and

from Lisbon to the New World. But

the others wait in Casablanca -- and

wait — and wait — and wait .

The narrator's voice fade away...

EXT. OLD MOORISH SECTION OF THE CITY - DAY

CUT TO:

At first only the turrets and rooftops are visible against

a torrid sky.

The facades of the Moorish buildings give way to a narrow,

twisting street crowded with the polyglot life of a native

quarter. The intense desert sun holds the scene in a torpid

tranquility. Activity is unhurried and sounds are muted.

CUT TO:

INT. POLICE STATION - DAY

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Julius J. Epstein

Julius J. Epstein (August 22, 1909 – December 30, 2000) was an American screenwriter, who had a long career, best remembered for his screenplay – written with his twin brother, Philip, and Howard E. Koch – of the film Casablanca (1942), for which the writers won an Academy Award. It was adapted from an unpublished play, Everybody Comes to Rick's, written by Murray Bennett and Joan Alison. more…

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