SESSION: Sunday 27th June at 2pm



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Casablanca

(1942, dir. Michael Curtiz, w/ Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains)

In World War II Casablanca, Rick Blaine, exiled American and former freedom fighter, runs the most popular nightspot in town. The cynical lone wolf Blaine comes into the possession of two valuable letters of transit. When Nazi Major Strasser arrives in Casablanca, the sycophantic police Captain Renault does what he can to please him, including detaining a Czechoslovak underground leader Victor Laszlo. Much to Rick's surprise, Lazslo arrives with Ilsa, Rick's one time love. Rick is very bitter towards Ilsa, who ran out on him in Paris, but when he learns she had good reason to, they plan to run off together again using the letters of transit. Well, that was their original plan.... (IMDB)

FILM INFO 4.34.34.34.34.3(IMDB rating)

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The Big Sleep

(1946, dir. Howard Hawks, w/ Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, John Ridgely, Martha Vickers)

The Big Sleep will start at approximately 4:08pm, and finish at approximately 6:08pm.

The Big Sleep is the story of a private investigator, named Philip Marlowe, hired by a wealthy general to find out and stop his youngest daughter, Carmen, from being blackmailed about her gambling debts; things almost immediately unravel and blow up from here, as Marlowe finds himself deep within a web of love triangles, blackmail, murder, gambling, and organized crime. Marlowe, with the help of the General's eldest daughter, Vivian, skillfully plot to free the family from this web and trap the main main behind much of this mischief, Eddie, to meet his end at the hands of his own henchmen. (IMDB)

FILM INFO 55555(Astor rating)