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Casablanca 70th Anniversary Event

By ladybug01_1978
Written August 23, 2014
I have seen this movie many, many times and there is nothing like seeing this movie on the big screen, in a sold out theater with people of all ages including children. Thank you so much TCM for this opportunity!!!
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A great movie in a great setting

By Dave Lawrence
Written March 01, 2015
Casablanca is one of my favorites of all time, but all my life, I've seen it under less-than-ideal conditions: on a television screen. I could not resist the opportunity to see it on the big screen for this special 70th anniversary event, and it proved a temptation well worth giving in to. So much of it is larger-than-life -- the legends who acted in it, the set (especially Rick's), the scenes (such as the Marseillaise scene), and the immortal lines (especially those from Claude Rains) from Julius and Philip Epstein's masterful script -- it deserves to be viewed at least once in one's life in the larger-than-life setting that theater's offer. It's nice that I can now cross this dream off my bucket list, but I hope to repeat the experience again sometime.
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By jiberman
Written March 03, 2015
Great movie shown in its original format (non-colorized) and full length. The movie shows why it has stood the test of time and is one of the most loved movies of all time. There is intrigue, love lost, cynicism, the struggle for freedom against the worst tyranny, greed, and it shows how the human soul can struggle with it self and in the end, make the difficult decision that benefits all of mankind over the needs of the one. A great experience and movie!!!
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Definitely one of the best movies ever made!!

By pennyb6778
Written March 22, 2012
I loved seeing this movie in the theater and experiencing what people in 1942 did when it first came out. In my opinion, one of the best movies ever made and I can not get enough of it. I can watch this movie over and over and never tire of it.
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Classics on the big screen! Casablanca!

By gerstmom
Written March 05, 2015
Thank you TCM! What a wonderful experience to see one of my favorite films like it was presented when originally a movie theater!! I've seen this movie many many times, but appreciated the cinematography even more. And I noticed things I've never seen before. I hope TCM and Fathom Events have many more of these events. It's a great opportunity to introduce younger generations to these classic, fabulous films!
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