The Making of Casablanca: Bogart, Bergman, and World War II: Special 60th Anniversary Edition
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The Making of Casablanca: Bogart, Bergman, and World War II: Special 60th Anniversary Edition

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Summary

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.

Updated and timed for the 60th anniversary (Thanksgiving Day, 1942) of this movie, this critically acclaimed book draws upon years of research, including access to Ingrid Bergman's personal acting diaries and the vast Warner Brothers archives, as well as interviews with many of those close to the film, including the late Paul Henreid, Lauren Bacall, and scriptwriters Howard Koch and Julius Epstein. Richly detailed and full of surprises, The Making of Casablanca debunks many cherished myths about the casting, script, story, and stars, to reveal the realities of the highly pressured Hollywood studio system during World War II.

About the Author

Aljean Harmetz is the author of The Making of The Wizard of Oz, as well as numerous other film-related books. A former journalist for the New York Times, she lives in Los Angeles.

Product Details

  • Paperback: 416 pages
  • Publisher: Hachette Books
  • Performing Arts / Film & Video
Author: Aljean Harmetz
Brand:Hachette Books
Theme: Film and TV
UPC: 9780786888146
Item #: HYPNP688814
Available Date: 10/23/2002
Model Number: 9780786888146

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