Kate talks about one of her favorite movies, Casablanca. In this episode Kate covers the how this classic didn’t have the greatest of beginnings and wasn’t destined to be a classic but how it became one. Themes of love, betray, corruption, neutrality and cynicism on the backdrop of the World War II.
Bergman Interview on the script: https://youtu.be/SBtO7MHJFoY
Essay comparison of Stage Play to screenplay: http://p-mi.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2006/08/Essay_Casablanca.pdf
75th Anniversary from CBS News: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vv0Eo5-LHhk
What’s So Great About Casablanca: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sC_kfwa5-kg
Casablanca interviews: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SeqA7R8TSoM
Henry Rollins tearing apart Dr. Seuss https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f_k5WBwUUjQ
Theme and Motifs in Casablanca http://www.sparknotes.com/film/casablanca/themes.html
Kate Chaplin closes out her holiday movie coverage with Frank Capra’s You Can’t Take it with You. This episode is jam-packed with lesson you can take with you in life. Kate starts off with why she loves this film far more than It’s a Wonderful Life and how that film because a holiday staple and not You Can’t Take it with You, then she gets into the movie’s themes of: Monopolies on ammunition, Isn’t there something you’d rather be doing?-ism’s, What the government does with your money, Commercialization of fear, Approval over authenticity, Staying where you belong and not being ambitious, What being rich and being poor really means, What you can take with you. Can’t miss episode!