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In Morocco

By: Edith Wharton

... and along the northwest coast of Africa, the trip by sea from Marseilles to Casablanca, ordinarily so easy, was not to be made without much discomfor... ...l connect eastern Morocco with western Algeria, and the ports of Tangier and Casablanca with the principal points of the interior. What, then, prevent... ...o thousand years, the harm done to such seaboard towns as Tangier, Rabat and Casablanca is hard to estimate. The modern European colonist apparently i... ...Lyons, or some government official at that very moment speeding to Meknez or Casablanca in his sixty h.p. motor? We visited old palaces and new, inhab... ...shrines and fountains set in their outer walls are blended into harmony by a film of incense−smoke, and the grease of countless venerating lips and ha... ... organized and carried out with brilliant success a series of exhibitions at Casablanca, Fez and Rabat. The result of this bold policy surpassed even ...

...e. In 1918, owing to the watchfulness of German submarines in the Straits and along the northwest coast of Africa, the trip by sea from Marseilles to Casablanca, ordinarily so easy, was not to be made without much discomfort and loss of time. Once on board the steamer, passengers were often kept in port (without leave to land) for six or eight days; therefore for any one b...

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Casablanca (film)

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...llion (initial US release) Casablanca is a 1942 American romantic drama film directed by Michael Curti... ... Casablanca is a 1942 American romantic drama film directed by Michael Curtiz and based on Murray Burnett and Joan Alison... ...ett and Joan Alison's unproduced stage play Everybody Comes to Rick's. The film stars Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, and Paul Henreid; it features C... ...ech Resistance leader husband escape the Vichy-controlled Moroccan city of Casablanca to continue his fight against the Nazis. Sto... ...tory editor Irene Diamond convinced producer Hal B. Wallis to purchase the film rights to the play in January 1942. Brothers Julius and Philip G. Epst... ... but his work would later go uncredited. Wallis chose Curtiz to direct the film after his first choice, William Wyler, became unavailable. Principal p... ...at Van Nuys Airport in Van Nuys, Los Angeles. Although Casablanca was an A-list film with established stars and first-rate writers... ... It was just one of hundreds of pictures produced by Hollywood every year. Casablanca had its world premiere on November 26, 1942, in New York City an... ...few weeks earlier.[4] The film's reputation grew as audiences embraced it. Casablanca won three Academy Awards: for Best Picture, director, and writin...

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Digital Knight

By: Ryk E. Spoor

.... . . ?" "That you are dealing with someone whose image doesn't appear on films." Elias didn't like that at all, but he had to admit that I had no m... ...g? He has some kind of Star Trek cloaking device that wipes his image off film? I won't swallow it." "Trust me, Elias, you don't want to know what I... ...oto I think we can take that as proven." "Maybe he just doesn't show on film?" "The legend started long before there was film. Stands to reason th... ...her he simply does not show on any wavelengths or else, more likely, this film just has no sensitivity at all in any non-visible spectra. I can't bri... ...ty at all in any non-visible spectra. I can't bring up something that the film doesn't have on it." I slumped back, depressed. I really hate losing. ... ...ose State Police photos, but my heart just wasn't in it tonight. I put in Casablanca and let it run while I ate a very late-night snack. Finally, as ...

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Casablanca

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... Casablanca ... ... Administrative region Grand Casablanca First settled ... ... Website .ma.casablancawww Casablanca (;[1] Morocca... ...ties in Africa, both economically and demographically. Casablanca is Morocco's chief port and industrial center. The 2012 census, ... ...ent numbers, recorded a population of about 4 million in the prefecture of Casablanca and about 5 million in the region of Grand Casablanca. Casablanc... ... Muslim Anti Jewish riots in 1908.[14] The famous 1942 film Casablanca underlined the city's colonial status at the time—depicting... ...it as the scene of a power struggle between competing European powers. The film has a cosmopolitan cast of characters (American, French, German, Itali... ...sablanca – as opposed to the Hollywood studio where the movie was actually filmed – merits being seen, even on a global stage, as one of the birthplac... ...Nissaboury – Moroccan poet Hakim Noury – Moroccan film director Maurice Ohana – French composer ...

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A musical motley

By: Newman, Ernest, 1868-1959

...elen or 8 A Musical Motley Francesca, Macbeth or Napoleon, Grace Darling or Casablanca, Till Eulenspiegel or Scapin. He will simply say to himself "l... ...for us. No doubt when this war is over we shall have a number of interesting films " released " ; but how many of them could compare for pure "thrill"... ...s " released " ; but how many of them could compare for pure "thrill" with a film of the Retreat of the Ten Thousand, the holding of the Pass of Therm...

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Casablanca Records

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...ecords and secured financing by Warner Bros. Records to start the venture. Casablanca had become one of the most successful labels of the 1970s, signi... ...Village People, Cher, and Parliament featuring George Clinton. The label's film division, Casablanca Filmworks, had hits with the movies The Deep and ... ... Cher, and Parliament featuring George Clinton. The label's film division, Casablanca Filmworks, had hits with the movies The Deep and Midnight Expres... ...idnight Express. In 1977, PolyGram Records acquired a 50 percent stake of Casablanca for $15 million, and then in 1980 it purchased the other 50 perc... ...l's biggest acts, Donna Summer, left for another record company as she and Casablanca could not come to terms on her musical direction in the new deca... ...direction in the new decade. That same year, PolyGram pushed Bogart out of Casablanca due to what it viewed as the label's overspending and accounting... ...him. Bogart called the label Casablanca as it was the name of his favorite film, and he also had the same last name as its star Humphrey Bogart. Also,... ...hrey Bogart. Also, since Warner Bros. owned the rights to the title of the film Casablanca, Bogart knew there would be no lawsuit against him regardin... ...ces. Casablanca's new offices were soon modeled after the movie set of the film of the same name. Later, the record company merged with an Indie produ...

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The 9/11 Commission Report Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States

By: Thomas H. Kean

...s roommates recalls him referring to Hitler as a “good man” and organizing film sessions that included speeches by Bin Ladin. Motassadeq would help co... ...oordinators included Jamal al Badawi and Fahd al Quso, who was supposed to film the attack from a nearby apartment.The two suicide opera- tives chosen... ...s, and detonated the bomb. Quso did not arrive at the apartment in time to film the attack. 124 Back in Afghanistan, Bin Ladin anticipated U.S. milita... ...n. 67 When Atta returned to Florida, Shehhi left for Morocco, traveling to Casablanca in mid-January. Shehhi’s family, concerned about not having hear... ...and oath-swearing, the operative would be sent to KSM for training and the filming of a martyrdom video, a function KSM supervised as head of al Qaeda... ...ad,Apr. 5, 2004. KSM says that he permitted the trainees to view Hollywood films about hijackings only after he edited the films to cover the female c...

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Ted Casablanca

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... Gossip columnist, journalist Ted Casablanca (born Bruce Wallace Bibby; November 20, 1960) is an American ent... ... Career 1.1 Television and Film Appearances 1.2 Personal 1.... ... Biography Career Casablanca began writing for Premiere magazine in 1987, where he originally... ...r to the television magazine Hard Copy. Television and Film Appearances Casablanca has appeared on several tele... ...py. Television and Film Appearances Casablanca has appeared on several television series, usually as a commenta... ...peared in the featurette on the bonus DVD entitled, The Divine Ms. Susann. Casablanca has been a long-time fan of the film. The name "Ted Casablanca" ... ...ntitled, The Divine Ms. Susann. Casablanca has been a long-time fan of the film. The name "Ted Casablanca" was borrowed from a minor character from Va... ...om Valley of the Dolls.[3] Personal Casablanca's birth date was found to have been November 20, 1960. According...

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The Land of Fear

By: Kenneth Robeson

... with him," he said. Doc started toward the next room. "Did you develop the film?" he asked crisply. Ham and Monk became serious. "It’s drying now, D... ...e deadly serious. Even Doc’s gold−flecked eyes had narrowed. "See about the film," he said, crisply. THE LAND OF FEAR Chapter VII. A KILLER’S DISGUI... ...o. AS Doc returned, Ham was threading a movie projector with a long roll of film. The room was darkened and images appeared on a screen. "I want to ... ...was his companion that held the attention of the four who were watching the film. The man was standing quietly, his back turned to the camera. Long ... ...e, too, to find out what it was all about. "We put on forced draft, ran into Casablanca. There we managed to charter a big plane and get directions."...

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Terowongan Casablanca

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... Language Indonesian Terowongan Casablanca (The Casablanca Tunnel) is a... ... Terowongan Casablanca (The Casablanca Tunnel) is a 2007 Indonesian horror film written by Faldhin Martha and dire... ... 7 External links Background The film is (loosely) based upon an Indones... ... Background The film is (loosely) based upon an Indonesian legend that the Casablanca Tunnel in Jakarta is haunted... ... Refa and Astari have been a couple for a year, Astari becomes pregnant. An angry Refa lures her the Casablanca Tunnel to force an abortion,... ... Five Vi Reception Slasherpool found the film unintentionally hilarious for its ... ...unintentionally hilarious for its poor quality and the amateurish manner of its attempt to be a serious horror film when they offered "I haven't laugh... ...rror film when they offered "I haven't laughed this hard in a long time. It's only unfortunate that Terowongan Casablanca wasn't intended to be funny.... ...ou're looking for a movie so bad that you won't be able to avoid laughing through the entire thing, Terowongan Casablanca is the movie for you."[1] ...

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A Doc Savage Adventure : The Land of Fear

By: Kenneth Robeson

...with him," he said. Doc started toward the next room. "Did you develop the film?" he asked crisply. Ham and Monk became serious. "It’s drying now, Doc... ... deadly serious. Even Doc’s gold-flecked eyes had narrowed. "See about the film," he said, crisply. His two aids turned to obey. For the first time th... .... AS Doc returned, Ham was threading a movie projector with a long roll of film. The room was darkened and images appeared on a screen. "I want to get... ...as his companion that held the attention of the four who were watching the film. The man was standing quietly, his back turned to the camera. Long mom... ... too, to find out what it was all about. "We put on forced draft, ran into Casablanca. There we managed to charter a big plane and get directions." He...

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History of Casablanca

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... was still called Anfa The history of Casablanca has been one of many political and cultural changes. At differen... ...nch occupation army entered the city in 1907 and adopted the Spanish name, Casablanca. "Anfa" now refers to the original old city quarters of Casablan... ... 3 French rule 3.1 The Casablanca Conference ... ...mans on the ocean shore...) [1] The area which is today Casablanca was founded and settled by the Berbers by about the 10th century... ... in 1068 AD. Abou El Kassem El Ziani refers to ancient Casablanca as "Anfa" and stated that the Zenatiyins (Berber dynasty under A... ...c center and Africa's biggest harbour. The famous 1942 film Casablanca underlined the city's colonial status at the time—depicting... ...s, carried out without any reference to the local population, and with the film's vast cosmoplitan cast of characters (American, French, German, Czech... ...c center and Africa's biggest harbour. The famous 1942 film Casablanca underlined the city's colonial status at the time—depicting... ...s, carried out without any reference to the local population, and with the film's vast cosmoplitan cast of characters (American, French, German, Czech...

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Worlds of Honor #3 : Changer of Worlds

By: David Weber

...at ancient Terran art form, Victor, since you got here? The one they call ‘films’?” Victor shook his head. For a brief instant, he almost uttered a p... ...Movies.” He leaned over, smiling at his wife. “Which one, d’you think?” “Casablanca,” came the immediate reply. “Good choice!” Kevin draped his oth... ...ildish. The look of surprise vanished, replaced by something very warm. A film of tears came into his eyes. A moment later, Helen felt herself crush...

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A Night in Casablanca

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... and is generally considered one of the better of the Marx Brothers' later films. Plot Set in Casablanca shortly after World War II, escaped Nazi war... ...nsidered one of the better of the Marx Brothers' later films. Plot Set in Casablanca shortly after World War II, escaped Nazi war criminal Heinrich S... ...el (Sig Ruman) has steadily murdered three different managers of the Hotel Casablanca. Disguised as a Count Pfferman, Stubel's goal is to reclaim the ... ...tel's managers and running the hotel himself. The newest manager of Hotel Casablanca is former motel proprietor Ronald Kornblow (Groucho), who is ver... ...rs were threatened with a lawsuit by Warner Bros. for the use of the word "Casablanca" in the title, it being an infringement on the company's rights ... ...in the title, it being an infringement on the company's rights to the 1942 film Casablanca. Groucho responded with a letter asserting that he and his ... ...e title, it being an infringement on the company's rights to the 1942 film Casablanca. Groucho responded with a letter asserting that he and his sibli... ...egal action by pointing out to Warners that the title of their current hit film Night and Day infringed on the titles of two Marx Brothers films; A Ni... ...A Day at the Races. The true story is that the original storyline for the film was intended to be a direct parody of Casablanca, with the characters ...

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Cia Briefings of Presidential Candidates

By: John L. Helgerson

...ll traffic entered and exited the Governor's Mansion and on many occasions filmed our comings and goings. Nevertheless, we were not pursued or otherwi... ...raft, then under development, and the other the first imaging satellite, a film-return system. Thirty years after the fact, there is no way to know w... ...s up I must take Rick's way out," he wrote, referring to the character in "Casablanca" played by Humphrey Bogart. "Bogart: 'I came to Casablanca for t... ...im to take along on the trip. The Agency also had put together a 10-minute film with color footage of Brezhnev in an informal setting that was shown t...

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Wydad Casablanca

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...Wydad Athletic Club (WAC) is a Moroccan sports club based in Casablanca, Morocco, best known for its football team. History The f... ... club, one of the founding members arrived late after watching the latest film of the legendary Egypt ian actress and singer Oum Kaltoum, Wydad... ...nymous with the club omnisport indeed because during this time the port of Casablanca was surrounded by swimming pools and access to it should be part... ...g to call, Mohamed Benjelloun who arrived late because he watched the last film of the great singer Arab Oum Kalthoum entitled Wydad (Love) and thus t... ...lub history was called Wydad Athletic Club. The first section of the Wydad Casablanca was that of water-pollo and after a proposal by the first Presid... ...his initiative that the football section Wydad was created in 1939. Wydad Casablanca played his first match against defending champion what the USM C... ...n the context of the 1939–1940 season and ended with a victory for the USM Casablanca facing the new team what Wydad. One who had played his first mat...

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Cia Briefings of Presidential Candidates

By: John L. Helgerson

...all traffic entered and exited the Governor's Mansion and on many occasions filmed our comings and goings. Nevertheless, we were not pursued or othe... ...craft, then under development, and the other the first imaging satellite, a film−return system. Thirty years after the fact, there is no way to know... ...ns up I must take Rick's way out," he wrote, referring to the character in "Casablanca" played by Humphrey Bogart. "Bogart: 'I came to Casablanca fo... ...him to take along on the trip. The Agency also had put together a 10−minute film with color footage of Brezhnev in an informal setting that was show...

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Film noir

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...Two silhouetted figures in The Big Combo (1955). The film's cinematographer was John Alton, the creator of many of film noir's s... ... stylized images. Film noir (; French pronunciation: ​) is a cinematic term used primari... ... emphasize cynical attitudes and sexual motivations. Hollywood's classical film noir period is generally regarded as extending from the early 1940s to... ...is generally regarded as extending from the early 1940s to the late 1950s. Film noir of this era is associated with a low-key black-and-white visual s... ...he United States during the Great Depression. The term film noir, French for "black film",[1] first applied to Hollywood films by ... ...oof of several films, including the Bogart classics The Maltese Falcon and Casablanca. Carl Reiner's black-and-white Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982) ...

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The Adventures of Sally

By: Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

...?" she asked. "All day, ma'am," said the office-boy, with the manner of a Casablanca. "I mean, how long have you been employed here?" "Just o... ...ked out such a bad story after all. In its essentials it was not unlike the film she had seen the previous evening--Gloria Gooch in "A Girl against ...

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Romance film

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...Tyrone Power passionately, lovingly, embraces Alice Faye in the 1938 film Alexander's Ragtime Band. Romance... ...ilm Alexander's Ragtime Band. Romance films (or romance movies) are romantic love stories recorded in visual medi... ...re romantic love takes them through dating, courtship or marriage. Romance films make the romantic love story or the search for strong and pure love a... ...delity), and differences in compatibility enter into the plots of romantic films.[1] Romantic films often explore the essential th... ...sacrificial love explosive and destructive love, and tragic love. Romantic films serve as great escapes and fantasies for viewers, especially if the t... ...s are The Bridges of Madison County, The English Patient, Falling in Love, Casablanca, Memoirs Of A Geisha, Last Tango in Paris, Water for Elephants a...

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The Adventures of Sally

By: P. G. Wodehouse

...ere?” she asked. “All day, ma'am,” said the office−boy, with the manner of a Casablanca. “I mean, how long have you been employed here?” “Just over a ... ...rked out such a bad story after all. In its essentials it was not unlike the film she had seen the previous evening—Gloria Gooch in “A Girl against th...

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Foxes (film)

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... Polygram Pictures Casablanca Records & Filmworks ... ... Polygram Pictures Casablanca Records & Filmworks Distri... ...n Foxes is a 1980 American teen drama film directed by On the Radio", sung by Donna Summer. T... ...m directed by On the Radio", sung by Donna Summer. The film was generally ignored at the box office when it was first released in ... ...en it was first released in February 1980. At the time of its release, the film received a positive review from prominent film critic Roger Ebert, who... ... four seem immersed in the decadence of the late 1970s. (The adults in the film seem to be caught up in the craziness of the disco era as well.) The o...

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Pakistan, A Country Study

By: Louis R. Mortimer

...−Iraq War (1980−88), neither of which were successful. At the 1984 summit at Casablanca, he played a key role in the readmission of Egypt to the OIC a... ...'s material culture in the 1990s: videocassette recorders (for playing Hindi films), locally manufactured Japanese Suzuki cars, and Kalashnikov rifles... ...dcast media. Women's subservience is consistently shown on television and in films. And, although popular television dramas raise controversial issues... ...inst women. The Pakistan Women Lawyers' Association has released a series of films educating women about their legal rights; the Business and Professi...

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Sirocco (film)

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...entals)[1] Sirocco is a 1951 American film noir directed by Curtis Bernhardt and written by A.I. Bezzerides and H... ...as Arthur Critical reception Film critic Bosley Crowther lambasted the film and wrote, "Except for a few... ...ans, on which occasion you would see more fezzes than ever show up in this film. For the most part—indeed, for the sole part—Sirocco wafts a torpid ta... ...nch colonel's side."[3] Critic Leonard Maltin gave the film a mixed review, writing, "I’d always read that it was a half-baked att... ... it was a half-baked attempt to rekindle some of the ingredients that made Casablanca such a success, and that’s true. The setting is Damascus in 1926... ...ase ^ Crowther, Bosley. The New York Times, film review, June 14, 1951. Last accessed: January 23, 2008. ...

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The War in the Air

By: Herbert George Wells

...Folkestone to Boulogne, until at last, first little wisps and then a veil of filmy cloud hid the prospect from his eyes. He wasn't at all giddy nor ve... ...4 icily slippery over the metal they trod upon. But that was because a thin film of ice had frozen upon the gallery. He never knew how long his ascen... ...ng the English did at Alexandria, the Japanese at Port Arthur, the French at Casablanca, is going on everywhere. Everywhere! Down in South America eve...

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Tenderloin (film)

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...n Film poster Dire... ... Tenderloin (1928) is a part-talkie crime film directed by Michael Curtiz, starring Dolores Costello. It had some tal... ... produced and released by Warner Brothers. Tenderloin is considered a lost film, with no prints currently known to exist.[1][2] [3] [4] ... ...no prints currently known to exist.[1][2] [3] [4] This film was a precursor of things to come at Warner Brothers in the Depression... ...cursor of things to come at Warner Brothers in the Depression 30s. A crime film filled with lots of scantilly clad beautiful women especially Dolores ... ...e Dandy Casablanca ... ...e Dandy Casablanca ...

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The War in the Air

By: Herbert George Wells

...kestone to Boulogne, until at last, first little wisps and then a veil of filmy cloud hid the prospect from his eyes. He wasn't at all giddy nor ... ...cily slippery over the metal they trod upon. But that was because a thin film of ice had frozen upon the gallery. He never knew how long his asce... ...the English did at Alexandria, the Japanese at Port Arthur, the French at Casablanca, is going on everywhere. Everywhere! Down in South America ev...

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Babel (film)

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...nymous Content Zeta Film Central Films ... ... $135.3 million Babel is a 2006 drama film directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu and written by Guillermo Arria... ...nal co-production among companies based in the US, Mexico, and France. The film portrays multiple stories taking place in Morocco, Japan, Mexico and t... ... Babel was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival, where González Iñárritu won the Best Director Award. It was ... ...he Best Director Award. It was later screened at the Toronto International Film Festival. The film opened in selected cities in the United States on 2... ...tually a helicopter arrives and carries Richard and Susan to a hospital in Casablanca, where she is expected to recover. Richard calls his children's ...

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The War in the Air

By: H. G. Wells

...lkestone to Boulogne, until at last, first little wisps and then a veil of filmy cloud hid the prospect from his eyes. He wasn’t at all giddy nor ver... ... icily slippery over the metal they trod upon. But that was because a thin film of ice had frozen upon the gallery. He never knew how long his ascent ... ... the English did at Alexandria, the Japanese at Port Arthur, the French at Casablanca, is going on every- where. Everywhere! Down in South America eve...

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Desirable (film)

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...e English Desirable is a 1934 Warner Bros. drama film directed by Archie Mayo, sta... ... Films directed by Archie Mayo ... ... Sweet and Low-Down (1944) A Night in Casablanca (1946) ... ...m April 2010 All articles needing additional references English-language films Commo... ...te with no category set Commons category without a link on Wikidata 1934 films Ameri... ... 1934 films American films American romantic drama films Black...

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The War in the Air

By: Herbert George Wells

...lkestone to Boulogne, until at last, first little wisps and then a veil of filmy cloud hid the prospect from his eyes. He wasn't at all giddy nor very... ... icily slippery over the metal they trod upon. But that was because a thin film of ice had frozen upon the gallery. He never knew how long his ascent... ... the English did at Alexandria, the Japanese at Port Arthur, the French at Casablanca, is going on everywhere. Everywhere! Down in South America even ...

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Golddigger (film)

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... Golddigger (Hungarian: Az aranyásó) is a 1914 Hungarian film directed by Michael Curtiz. Goldigger is about the California Gold Rus... ...him for his money; this concept gives a double meaning to the title of the film. After his climatic battle with gold warden Amadeus Krone he shouts hi... ... Xarkrow." It is unknown if the foreshadowed sequel will ever make its big film debut. External links ... ... Films directed by Michael Curtiz ... ...e Dandy Casablanca ... ... Short films ... ...e Dandy Casablanca ...

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The Major

By: Ralph Connor

...a stream which, glacier- born, hurled itself down mountain sides in fairy films of mist, rushed through canyons in a mad torrent, hurried between hi... ...issing her war minister, Delcasse. Perhaps my young friend remembers the Casablanca incident in 1908 where again the Kaiser threatened France with ...

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Propaganda film

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...Nazi propaganda machine. A propaganda film is a film that involves some form of propaganda. Propaganda films may ... ... Contents 1 Film as a propaganda tool 2 History ... ... 4 External links Film as a propaganda tool Film is a unique medium in tha... ...lvement as time passes in the story depicted. Unlike many other art forms, film produces a sense of immediacy.[6] Film’s ability to create the illusio... ...ife and reality, opening up new, unknown perspectives on the world, is why films, especially those of unknown cultures or places, are taken to be accu... ...nre. Other propaganda movies, such as Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (1944) and Casablanca (1942), have become so well loved by film viewers that they can ... ...duction. Boston: McGraw-Hill, 2003. 313. ^ "Casablanca".   ^ a b Food Will Win The ...

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Dracula

By: Bram Stoker

... gold of all kinds, Roman, and British, and Austrian, and Hungarian, and Greek and Turkish money, covered with a film of dust, as though it had lain l... ... the place where he held his honourable watch and ward till death- a steadfastness as noble as that of the young Casablanca- and placed in the mortuar...

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Cult film

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...Plan 9 from Outer Space is an example of a cult film.[1] A cult fi... ... A cult film, also commonly referred to as a cult classic, is a film that has acquired a cult following. Cult films are known for their ded... ...ce bombs, while exclusive definitions focus more on obscure, transgressive films shunned by the mainstream. The difficulty in defining the term and su... ...fficulty in defining the term and subjectivity of what qualifies as a cult film mirror classificatory disputes about art. The term cult film itself wa... ...irst used in the 1970s to describe the culture that surrounded underground films and midnight movies, though cult was in common use in film analysis f... ... the sect recognize through each other a shared expertise. – Umberto Eco, "Casablanca: Cult Movies and Intertextual Collage," 1984[18] ...

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Dracula

By: Bram Stoker

...d British, and Austrian, and Hungarian, and Greek and Turkish money, covered with a film of dust, as though it had lain long in the ground. None of it... ...honourable watch and ward till death- a steadfastness as noble as that of the young Casablanca- and placed in the mortuary to await inquest. Already...

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Algiers (film)

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...Algiers is a 1938 American drama film directed by John Cromwell and starring Charles Boyer, Sigrid Gurie, an... ...s Boyer, Sigrid Gurie, and Hedy Lamarr. Written by John Howard Lawson, the film is about a notorious French jewel thief hiding in the labyrinthine nat... ...s. The Walter Wanger production was a remake of the successful 1937 French film Pépé le Moko, which derived its plot from the Henri La Barthe novel of... ...the same name. Algiers was a sensation because it was the first Hollywood film starring Hedy Lamarr, whose stunning beauty became the main feature fo... ...lm starring Hedy Lamarr, whose stunning beauty became the main feature for film audiences. The film is notable as one of the sources of inspiration to... ... sources of inspiration to the screenwriters of the 1942 Warner Bros. film Casablanca who wrote it with Hedy Lamarr in mind as the original female lea... ...the Casbah. It was also the inspiration for the 1942 Warner Brothers movie Casablanca which was written specifically for Hedy Lamarr in the female lea...

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Dracula

By: Bram Stoker

..., and Austrian, and Hungarian, and Greek and Turkish money, covered with a film of dust, as though it had lain long in the ground. None of it that I n... ...e watch and ward till death- a steadfastness as noble as that of the young Casablanca- and placed in the mortuary to await inquest. Already the sudden...

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...all the usual formalities. In the meantime the murder of Europeans at Casablanca had led to the occupation of that port by France. In Septembe... ...hat city, and Abd-el-Aziz fled to Settat within the French lines round Casablanca. In November he came to terms with his brother, and thereafte... ...e escapes, a small quantity possibly being spent in reducing the surface film of oxide generally found on lead. Some of the oxygen is always fixe... ... oxygen is always fixed on the other (positive) plate, forming a surface film of peroxide. After a few minutes the current is reversed so that th... ...rwards Gladstone and Tribe, found a possible cause in the formation of a film of peroxide on the spongy lead. E. J. Wade has suggested a sudden ... ...rgoes certain polymerization changes which lead to the deposition of a film of heavy hydrocarbons on the surface of the tube. It has also been ... ...by France of Udja, a town near the Algerian frontier, and of the port of Casablanca on the Atlantic coast of Morocco. It only remains to be note... ...ble coating of oxide being produced, just as happens with zinc; but this film is very permanent and prevents further attack. Exposure to air an...

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...e usual \ formalities. In the meantime the murder of Europeans \ at Casablanca had led to the occupation of that port by \ France. In Sept... ...ty, \ and Abd-el-Aziz fled to Settat within the French lines \ round Casablanca. In November he came to terms with his \ brother, and therea... ...scapes, a small quantity possibly being spent \ in reducing the surface film of oxide generally found on \ lead. Some of the oxygen is always f... ...ygen is always fixed on the other \ (positive) plate, forming a surface film of peroxide. After \ a few minutes the current is reversed so that... ...rds Gladstone and \ Tribe, found a possible cause in the formation of a film \ of peroxide on the spongy lead. E. J. Wade has suggested \ a s... ...\ certain polymerization changes which lead to the deposition \ of a film of heavy hydrocarbons on the surface of the \ tube. It has also be... ...France of Udja, a town near the Algerian frontier, and \ of the port of Casablanca on the Atlantic coast of Morocco. \ \ It only remains to b... ... coating of oxide \ being produced, just as happens with zinc; but this film \ is very permanent and prevents further attack. Exposure to \ ...

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The Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Gilbert Parker

By: Parker, Gilbert, 1862-1932

...urned into a star! "Always yours sincerely, IAN STAFFORD." From the filmy ashes of her letter to him Stafford now turned away to his writing-t... ...s, and in its place was a new, shining, strange look like a most delicate film--the transfiguring kind of look which great joy or great pain gives. ... ..., passed before her vision. It was as though it had been imprinted on the film of her eye and must stay there forever. When would the world know ... ...slowly, heavily, the same vision was before him--the negative left on the film of his sight by his last conscious glance at the world. He raised ... ...te eagles--fly, fly on the wind--oh, oh, bubble, bubble!" and he sent the filmy globes floating from the pipe that a camp of river- drivers had give... ...ppho; Garibaldi and Boadicea; an Arab sheikh and Joan of Arc; Mahomet and Casablanca; Cleopatra and Hannibal--a resurrected world. But the illusion ...

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Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present

By: Various

...in the peace to come. The Atlantic meeting in 1941 and the conferences at Casablanca, Quebec, Moscow, Cairo, Tehran, and Dumbarton Oaks each added a... ...ive, a time of rousing wonder and heroic achievement. As they said in the film "Back to the Future," "Where we're going, we don't need roads." We...

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