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- The film concentrates mainly on revolutionary fighter Ali La Pointe during the years between 1954 and 1957, when guerrilla fighters of the FLN regrouped and expanded into the Casbah, the citadel of Algiers. Their actions were met by French paratroopers attempting to regain territory.
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Pepe Le Moko leads a gang of jewel thieves in the Casbah of Algiers, where he has exiled himself to escape imprisonment in his native France. Inez, his girl friend, is infuriated when Pepe flirts with Gaby, a French visitor, but Pepe tells her to mind her own business. Detective Slimane is trying to lure Pepe out of the Casbah so he can be jailed.
- John Berry
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Movie Info French crook Pepe le Moko (Tony Martin) hides from a detective (Peter Lorre) in Algiers, emerging for a woman to his downfall.
- John Berry
Casbah (1948) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.
CASBAH isn't a very good movie in comparison to its two predecessors, but it is an interesting musical with some fine songs by Arlen and Robin including "For Every Man There's a Woman,"
Nadia and Ahmed escape and take refuge in the Casbah, the haven of outcasts. To save his life from the Court of Thieves, Ahmed executes the Casbah's greatest coup; he loots the palace treasury, Firous assaults the Casbah with his troops. Written by Les Adams <email@example.com> Plot Summary | Add Synopsis
- Richard L. Bare
Algiers was remade in 1948 as Casbah, a musical produced by Universal Pictures, starring singer Tony Martin and Yvonne De Carlo. The film was directed by John Berry . A 1949 Italian parody titled Totò Le Moko featured the comedian Totò.
Storyline Pepe Le Moko, a thief who escaped from France with a fortune in jewels, has for two years lived in, and virtually ruled, the mazelike, impenetrable Casbah, "native quarter" of Algiers. A French official insists that he be captured, but sly Inspector Slimane knows he need only bide his time.
- John Cromwell
Oct 23, 2015 · Directed by Barry Levinson. With Bill Murray, Leem Lubany, Zooey Deschanel, Bruce Willis. A down-on-his-luck music manager discovers a teenage girl with an extraordinary voice while on a music tour in Afghanistan and takes her to Kabul to compete on the popular television show, Afghan Star.
- Barry Levinson