#17 Casablanca

March 30, 2017

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.   

 

Sources:

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

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