Casablanca

Casablanca (1942)

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Continuity mistake: While waiting for Ilsa at the train station prior to leaving Paris he and Dooley are getting soaked by heavy rain. When they board the train a moment later they are both completely dry.

Revealing mistake: Claude Rains pretends to be smoking in quite a few scenes but it is obvious the character does not inhale. Rather, he barely puts the smoke in his mouth each time followed by blowing out large puffs of smoke.

Other mistake: When the young Bulgarian man is winning at roulette, thanks to Rick, the croupier spins the wheel and releases the ball. When the ball lands on 22, he shouts, "Vingt et deux, noir farez pas." This means, "Twenty-two. The black didn't make it." The problem is, 22 is a black number. The black did indeed make it.

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Suggested correction: The croupier is saying "Noir pair et passe" - 22 being black (noir), even (pair) and high (passe).

Captain Renault: Carl, see that Major Strasser gets a good table, one close to the ladies.
Carl: I have already given him the best, knowing he is German and would take it anyway.

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Trivia: Conrad Veidt, who played Maj. Strasser, was well known in the theatrical community in Germany for his hatred of the Nazis, and in fact was forced to hurriedly escape the country when he found out that the SS had sent a death squad after him because of his anti-Nazi activities.

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Question: Why did Ilsa jilt Rick in Paris when she was in love with him?

Answer: She was married then, and discovered that Lazlo was still alive.

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