Casablanca

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Currently on display in the Academy's Linwood Dunn Theater is an exhibition of behind-the-scenes movie photography that charts the history of motion pictures and lifts the studio curtain to reveal the collaborative work that breathes life into the silver screen. From silent cinema to the advent of sound, early independent productions to the rise and fall of the studio system, black-and-white to color, widescreen, 3-D, computer generated imagery and beyond, it’s all here.The talented still photographers who created these images were not limited just to taking glamour shots of star favorites,...
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 A much-beloved film, Casablanca (1943) charmed moviegoers upon its release with its story of intrigue and romance involving the three main characters, Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart), Ilsa Lund (Ingrid Bergman) and Victor Lazlo (Paul Henreid). Yet, as this clipping from Paul Henreid’s scrapbook on the right indicates, the film also resonated with American audiences for other reasons, including the country’s increasing involvement in a political conflict that had forced the migration of vast numbers of people across the globe.While the plot of Casablanca traces the movements of European...
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