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Dooley Wilson (1886–1953)


"You must remember this, a kiss is still a kiss, a sigh is just a sigh; the fundamental things apply, as time goes by...". Anyone unfamiliar with this legendary movie lyric must either live in a well-insulated modern world or perhaps on Mars. The gentleman who crooned this tune for the morose Humphrey Bogart and moist-eyed Ingrid Bergman at Rick's... See full bio »

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Casablanca
1942
Higher and Higher
1943

Filmography

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 1951 Passage West
Rainbow
 1950 Father Is a Bachelor
Blue (uncredited)
 1950 No Man of Her Own
Waiter on Train (uncredited)
 1949 Tell It to the Judge
Pullman Porter (uncredited)
 1949 Free for All
Aristotle
 1949 Come to the Stable
Anthony James
 1949 Knock on Any Door
Piano Player (uncredited)
 1948 Racing Luck
Abe
 1948 Triple Threat
Porter (uncredited)
 1944 Seven Days Ashore
Jason
 1943 Higher and Higher
Oscar
 1943 Stormy Weather
Gabe Tucker
 1943 Two Tickets to London
Accordionist
 1942 Casablanca
Sam
 1942 Cairo
Hector
 1942 Night in New Orleans
Shadrach Jones
 1942 Take a Letter, Darling
Moses
 1942 My Favorite Blonde
Porter
 1939 Keep Punching
Baron Skinner (as Arthur 'Dooley' Wilson)
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Other Works:

Cabin in the Sky (1940). Musical fantasy. Music by Vernon Duke. Book by Lynn Root. Lyrics by John La Touche. Vocal arrangements by Hugh Martin. Musical Director: Max Meth. Music orchestrated by Domenico Savino, Charles Cook, Fod Livingston and Nathan Van Cleve. Based on a story "Little Joe" by Lynn Root. Scenic Design by Boris ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Arthur 'Dooley' Wilson
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Dooley's piano playing in the film was actually performed by pianist/composer/songwriter Elliot Carpenter, who was placed where Wilson could see and imitate his hand movements. The only black talent on the Casablanca (1942) set, Wilson and Carpenter became and remained friends. See more »

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