Winner '43:
First Saw It:
Casablanca
Summer 1992, on VHS, consecutively with Kramer vs. Kramer and Suddenly, Last Summer
Bridesmaids: For Whom the Bell Tolls, Heaven Can Wait, The Human Comedy, In Which We Serve, Madame Curie, The More the Merrier, The Ox-Bow Incident, The Song of Bernadette, Watch on the Rhine
My Vote: Casablanca; I'm spotty with this field, but I can't imagine changing my vote
Overlooked: Meshes of the Afternoon... wait, is AMPAS an experimental film society?


Casablanca
Director: Michael Curtiz. Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains, Peter Lorre, Sydney Greenstreet, Conrad Veidt, Dooley Wilson, S.Z. Sakall, Madeleine LeBeau, Marcel Dalio. Screenplay: Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein, and Howard Koch (based on the play Everybody Comes to Rick's by Murray Bennett and Joan Alison).

Photo © 1942 Warner Bros. Pictures
Not yet reviewed in full. A+


Academy Award Nominations and Winners (1943):
Best Picture
Best Director: Michael Curtiz
Best Actor: Humphrey Bogart
Best Supporting Actor: Claude Rains
Best Screenplay: Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein, and Howard Koch
Best Cinematography (Black & White): Arthur Edeson
Best Film Editing: Owen Marks
Best Score (Comedy or Drama): Max Steiner

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