Posts tagged ‘Casablanca’

July 2, 2013

You’ve Voted, and the Winner Is…



We asked you all to vote for your favorite LA Screenwriter shirt design, and Casablanca won with nearly half the votes.

We may make some minor changes to the layout, but this will be the shirt, and we’re hoping to have them available for purchase in just a few weeks.

If you would like to see the final shirt design and available colors and styles before anyone else, just type in your name and email below. We’ll let you know when the shirts are ready AND will give you a great discount on the very first shirts.

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Casablanca Back 4 copy

February 7, 2012

Screenwriter Profile: Julius & Philip Epstein


The Writers:

Along with Howard Koch, Julius & Philip Epstein were the writers behind Casablanca. Born in New York in 1909, the twin brothers were under contract at Warner Brothers at the time. They started their writing careers separately, then decided to team up in 1939. Producers who wanted “the Epstein flair” added to a script were known to shout what became a common phrase in Hollywood: “Get me the Epsteins!”

The brothers turned in their draft of Casablanca (based on the never produced play Everybody Comes to Rick’s) three days before production started — the famous ending wasn’t settled until the end of the production.

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February 7, 2012

Quote of the Day: Julius Epstein

It doesn’t matter how serious a film is. The right kinds of laughs can work in any film.

December 9, 2011

Script: Casablanca


This script for Casablanca was made available by Screenplay Explorer. It is considered the best script ever written. Casablanca was written by┬áJulius J. & Philip G. Epstein and Howard Koch based on the play “Everybody Comes to Rick’s” by Murray Burnett and Joan Alison.