2017 Movie #90: Casablanca (1942)

2017 Movie #90: Casablanca (1942)

I saw Casablanca tonight at the Stanford Theater in Palo Alto (a beautiful theater for classic Hollywood films, with a lovely organ playing in-between showings, even showing classic cartoon shorts before screenings – truly a unique and memorable experience). 75 years after its release, a packed house laughed at every joke, held their breath at every tense moment, and enjoyed the timeless experience that Casablanca has become. To say that Casablanca is an absolute classic, a masterpiece, one that shows little sign of losing its relevance, is almost an understatement.

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