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Released 1942
Distributor Warner Bros.

The movie that cemented Bogart and Bergman’s star status remains a miracle of studio filmmaking over 70 years later. Troubled behind the scenes, yet every element coalesced into a stirring, satisfying entertainment that still merits its status as one of the top Hollywood pictures ever. We can only imagine the impact it had on wartime audiences.

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About John Landis

John Landis is the director of Animal HouseThe Blues Brothers, An American Werewolf In LondonTrading PlacesComing To America, Kentucky Fried MovieSpies Like UsThree Amigos!Into The Night and Michael Jackson’s Thriller, and the recent Burke and Hare for Ealing Studios,  among many other films and television shows. His documentary Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project premiered on HBO and won an Emmy for Best Music, Comedy or Variety Special.  He is also the subject of noted film critic Giulia D’Agnolo Vallan’s recent book “John Landis” and his own book “Monsters in the Movies’ was published to critical and popular acclaim in 2012.