The Popularity of "Casablanca" Essay by The Research Group

The Popularity of "Casablanca"
Discusses reasons for the continuing popularity of the film "Casablanca".
# 73357 | 678 words | 1 source | MLA | 2004 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2004 in Film (Artist) , Film (Analysis, Criticism, Etc.) , Film (General)

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This paper explains why the 1942 film, "Casablanca", has retained its popularity. The paper discusses the timelessness of the film, its elements of star power, the actors in the film and the film's tone, music and dialogue and how all these elements contribute to the film's ongoing popularity. Also discussed are the themes of love, self-sacrifice & heroism.

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"Since its release, the black and white film Casablanca has been a perennial favorite film with audiences in movie theatres on TV and video and critics alike. Viewing the film, the reasons for its ongoing popularity are clear. The characters and the actors who portray them, both stars and supporting cast, the tone of the film the music, the sparse and memorable dialogue, the story and themes of love, intrigue, self-sacrifice and heroism resonate with audiences. The film has a timeless quality that guarantees it will not..."

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