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Release Date:
3 April 1983 (USA) See more »
A short-lived prequel to Casablanca (1942).
Won Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination See more »
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 (Series Cast Summary - 8 of 9)

David Soul ... Rick Blaine (5 episodes, 1983)

Hector Elizondo ... Captain Louis Renault / ... (5 episodes, 1983)
Reuven Bar-Yotam ... Ferrari (5 episodes, 1983)

Ray Liotta ... Sacha (5 episodes, 1983)

Arthur Malet ... Carl (5 episodes, 1983)

Scatman Crothers ... Sam (5 episodes, 1983)
Kai Wulff ... Lt. Heinz (5 episodes, 1983)
Patrick Horgan ... Maj. Heinrich Strasser / ... (4 episodes, 1983)

Series Directed by
Robert Lewis (2 episodes, 1983)
Ralph Senensky (2 episodes, 1983)
Series Writing credits
Joan Alison (5 episodes, 1983)
Murray Burnett (5 episodes, 1983)
Julius J. Epstein (5 episodes, 1983)
Philip G. Epstein (5 episodes, 1983)
Howard Koch (5 episodes, 1983)

Series Produced by
Charles B. Fitzsimons .... producer (5 episodes, 1983)
Harold Gast .... supervising producer (5 episodes, 1983)
David L. Wolper .... executive producer (5 episodes, 1983)
Series Original Music by
Gerald Fried (2 episodes, 1983)
Peter Matz (2 episodes, 1983)
Series Cinematography by
Joseph F. Biroc (5 episodes, 1983)
Series Film Editing by
Bill Mosher (2 episodes, 1983)
Series Casting by
Susan Bluestein (3 episodes, 1983)
Marsha Kleinman (3 episodes, 1983)
Mary V. Buck (2 episodes, 1983)
Susan Edelman (2 episodes, 1983)
Kim Fleary (2 episodes, 1983)
Kathleen Letterie (2 episodes, 1983)
Series Production Design by
E. Preston Ames (4 episodes, 1983)
Series Set Decoration by
Bill Harp (4 episodes, 1983)
Series Makeup Department
Bren Plaistowe .... hair stylist (5 episodes, 1983)
Layne Britton .... makeup artist (4 episodes, 1983)
Series Production Management
George Taylor .... post-production supervisor (4 episodes, 1983)
Sam Freedle .... unit production manager (2 episodes, 1983)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Alice West .... second assistant director (2 episodes, 1983)

Max E. Brehme .... trainee assistant director (unknown episodes)
Series Art Department
Howard Cole .... property (2 episodes, 1983)
Sam Moore .... property (2 episodes, 1983)
Series Sound Department
Glenn E. Anderson .... sound mixer (1 episode, 1983)
Richard S. Church .... sound mixer (1 episode, 1983)
Series Special Effects by
Charles E. Dolan .... special effects (1 episode, 1983)
Alan E. Lorimer .... special effects (1 episode, 1983)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Adam Glick .... set lighting technician (unknown episodes)
Series Casting Department
Susan Bluestein .... original casting (2 episodes, 1983)
Mary V. Buck .... guest casting (2 episodes, 1983)
Susan Edelman .... guest casting / guest casting associate (2 episodes, 1983)
Kim Fleary .... guest casting (2 episodes, 1983)
Marsha Kleinman .... original casting (2 episodes, 1983)
Kathleen Letterie .... casting associate (2 episodes, 1983)
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Louise Clark .... wardrobe: women (5 episodes, 1983)
Pat McGrath .... wardrobe: men (5 episodes, 1983)
Joy Tierney .... wardrobe: women (5 episodes, 1983)
George Harrington .... wardrobe: men (3 episodes, 1983)
Series Music Department
Mark Southern .... music editor (5 episodes, 1983)
Michael Isaacson .... orchestrator (2 episodes, 1983)
Series Other crew
Edle Bakke .... script supervisor (4 episodes, 1983)

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Additional Details

60 min (5 episodes)
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Set sometime prior to the events Casablanca (1942), though it breaks continuity with the film in that Rick Blaine has already met Strasser and Heinz in the TV series. Ilsa Lund is mentioned in passing in one episode.See more »
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14 out of 27 people found the following review useful.
Play It Again!, 16 January 2005
Author: jimpmeyering from Paris, France

As I recall, and my memory (is not what it use to be), this television series was about the good old war-time adventures in an exotic locale called Casablanca (house white). The actors were especially trying and the audience (TVland) showed appropriate appreciation. Surprisingly the dialogs had a wonderful old-timey crackle about them. Remarkable for it's remarkable supporting cast (except "Scatmen" Crothers.) The Bogey character, played amply by Mr. David "Starky" Soul, was a delight week after week (four weeks). Hopefully the DVD version will include the "lost" episodes. Authentic in every other way, the show was alas, marred by Mr. Soul's too-tight trousers.

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