This Day in Jewish History 1942: 'Casablanca' Premieres as Allies Land in Africa

Central Casting couldn't have created the kind of verisimilitude the actual refugees exhibited in this Hollywood blockbuster.

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On November 26, 1942, the film "Casablanca" had its world premiere at the Hollywood Theater in New York. Although the film went into general release on January 23, 1943 and contended for that year’s Academy...