December 2, 2012

Casablanca On-Screen at the Center for Jewish History

On Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, the Center for Jewish History will celebrate the 70th anniversary of Casablanca (1942) with a screening of the classic movie and a discussion led by film historian Noah Isenberg.

The program begins at 6 pm.

Admission is $8 for the general public, and $5 for Center members, seniors, and students. Tickets may be purchased online through the Center’s website.

The Center for Jewish History is located at 15 West 16th Street, in New York City, NY. For more information, please call (212) 294-8301.

The Center is easily reached by public transportation. If arriving by car, the Center is able to offer visitors discounted parking at the following locations: Creative Parking LLC, located at 16 West 16th Street; and Universal Parking LLC, located at 55 West 14th Street. More information may be found on the Center website, under “Getting to the Center”.

Peter Lorre was among the many Jews working before and behind the cameras on Casablanca – a roster that included the director Michael Curtiz and screenwriters Philip and Julius Epstein and Howard Koch. Noah Isenberg recently published in the Wall Street Journal an article on the making of Casablanca, Nov. 24, 2012.

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