Posts tagged ‘Michael Curtiz’
Poster for Casablanca. 1943. USA. Directed by Michael Curtiz
There is no more beloved American film than Casablanca
(1943). In 1989 Casablanca
was selected for inclusion on the National Film Registry
, a designation reserved for films considered to be “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant.” Read more
Casablanca. 1942. USA. Directed by Michael Curtiz
These notes accompany the screenings of Michael Curtiz’s Casablanca on June 1, 2, and 3 in Theater 1.
In a recent Internet posting, the Writers Guild of America chose Casablanca as the greatest screenplay of all time. The list of 101 titles included only two foreign films—Renoir’s Grand Illusion and Fellini’s 8 1/2—worth including. I don’t know how people find time for such insipid silliness, but they do. Read more
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