Tracking provided on most orders. Critically acclaimed when published in 1992 as round Up the Usual Suspects, The Making of Casablanca offers the ultimate insider's look at the politics and personalities behind the most celebrated movie of all time--Casablanca. Richly detailed and full of surprises, story, and stars, The Making of Casablanca debunks many cherished myths about the casting, script, to reveal the realities of the highly pressured Hollywood studio system during World War II.
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A los angeles times bestsellerfor the 75th anniversary of its premiere―the incredible story of how Casablanca was made and why it remains the most beloved of Hollywood films. Casablanca was first released in 1942, just two weeks after the city of Casablanca itself surrendered to American troops led by General Patton.
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