“Moonlight and love songs, never out of date.” Add Casablanca to that list of eternal things featured in the lyrics of “As Time Goes By,” for this is the most beloved of all motion pictures. The star-crossed relationship between club owner Rick (Humphrey Bogart) and former love Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman) set against the backdrop of World World II has connected with millions due not only to the romance of the film, but the action and intrigue.
Not that we need to tell you any of this. Chances are if you are reading this, you’re a huge fan of Michael Curtiz‘s multiple Oscar-winner. In case you never saw it, below is the original theatrical trailer for the film:
It’s the same old story, a fight for glory and love. But one that has enchanted millions, and will continue to do so…as time goes by.