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Casbah(1948)

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Brief Synopsis

Pepe Le Moko (Tony Martin) leads a gang of jewel thieves in the Casbah of Algiers, where he has exiled himself to escape imprisonment in his native France. Inez (Yvonne DeCarlo), his girl friend, is infiriated when Pepe flirts with Gaby (Marta Toren), a French vistor, but Pepe tells her to mind her own business. Detective Slimane (Peter Lorre)is trying to lure Pepe out of the Casbah so he can be jailed. Against Slimane's advice, Police Chief Louvain capture Pepe in a dragnet, but his followers free him. Inez realizes that Pepe has fallen in love with Gaby and intends to follow her to Europe. Slimane knows the same and uses her as the bait to lure Pepe out of the Casbah.

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MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1948 Production Date:  EBX; UCLA*, VHS--new 27 Sep 95
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Universal Pictures Company, Inc.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Marston Pictures, Inc., Universal-International Pictures Co., Inc.
Duration(mins):  90 or 93 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • A 50 Year Favorite

    C. Carey 2013-01-21

    There should be a set of this and its predecessors: Charles Boyer's version with (I think) Hedy Lamar, and probably another one. A great plot and fun... MORE>

  • CASBAH

    Vince 2012-07-31

    I have been searching for a video for so many years w/o success. I was very very young when i saw it and have always wanted to purchase a video or see on... MORE>

  • CASBAH

    NATALIE PETRUCI 2012-03-18

    I LOVED THIS MOVIE, AND ALMOST FORGOT ABOUT IT TILL LAST NIGHT WHEN WE STARTED TALKING ABOUT IT. IS THERE ANY WAY I CAN BUY THIS MOVIE,OR IS THERE... MORE>