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Round up the usual suspects : the making of Casablanca : Bogart, Bergman, and World War II

Author: Aljean Harmetz
Publisher: New York : Hyperion, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In late 1941, a play called Everybody Comes to Rick's went from being a standard World War II romantic suspense film to an exceptional movie, earning Oscars for Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Screenplay. Harmetz has written the inside story of the making of Casablanca.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Harmetz, Aljean.
Round up the usual suspects.
New York : Hyperion, ©1992
(OCoLC)892051804
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Aljean Harmetz
ISBN: 1562829416 9781562829414 1562827618 9781562827618
OCLC Number: 26160407
Description: xiv, 402 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Just another movie --
The studio: Jack L. Warner, executive producer ... and Hal B. Wallis --
Writing Casablanca: A survival of the fittest script --
False starts --
Bogart, Bergman, and Henreid: A date with fate --
The studio system goes to war --
The first day of shooting --
The usual suspects: Rains, Veidt, Greenstreet, Lorre, and Wilson --
Love and censorship --
Directed by Michael Curtiz --
Working relationships: On the set and off --
The refugee trail: Europeans in Hollywood --
At the airport: The end of production --
"Our ism ... Americanism" --
Play it, Sam --
Selling the movie and selling the war --
Controlling Hollywood --
The Academy Awards --
As time went by --
The first fifty years.
Responsibility: Aljean Harmetz.

Abstract:

In late 1941, a play called Everybody Comes to Rick's went from being a standard World War II romantic suspense film to an exceptional movie, earning Oscars for Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Screenplay. Harmetz has written the inside story of the making of Casablanca.
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