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      June 21, 2013

      Friday   7:00 PM

      203 S Main
      Memphis, Tennessee 38103

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      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.

      Rated PG for mild violence
      1942 - Romance - 102 Minutes 

       Memphis Movie History Presentation

      The Orpheum’s Summer Movie Series will present Memphis Film Historian Vincent Astor for a special program at 6:30 PM before the 7:00 PM showing of CASABLANCA.

      Astor is a local film expert whose book about Memphis Movie Theatres is scheduled to hit shelves this fall. His most recent article, “Memphis at the Movies: 1900-1929” was published in the journal of the Theatre Historical Society of America. Now, Vincent will bring his knowledge to the Orpheum stage with an exciting multimedia presentation of Memphis’ movie history, particularly regarding the theatres on Main and Beale, which included the Orpheum.

      Cost: $7 - Adults $5 - 12 & Under

      Categories: Film | Performing Arts

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