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Cairo (1942) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by W.S. Van Dyke and produced by Joseph L. Mankiewicz.

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Book Review--Retro-Style Adventure in Stephen Jared's The Chameleon Thief of Cairo

By KC on Jul 27, 2018 From Classic Movies

The Chameleon Thief of Cairo Stephen Jared Solstice Publishing, 2018 Since his 2011 debut, Jack and the Jungle Lion, I’ve always looked forward to Stephen Jared’s next novel. His retro books are classic movies on the page, trading off between noir and adventure genres. Of the six title... Read full article


Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)

By 4 Star Film Fan on May 9, 2017 From 4 Star Films

“How many times is a man so taken with a woman that he walks off the screen just to get her?” This line spoken by one of Jeff Daniels’ characters is really the key to opening up the fantasy?that is Purple Rose of Cairo.?Here is a film where Woody Allen most blatantly gets to parade... Read full article


Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)

By 4 Star Film Fan on May 9, 2017 From 4 Star Films

“How many times is a man so taken with a woman that he walks off the screen just to get her?” This line spoken by one of Jeff Daniels’ characters is really the key to opening up the fantasy?that is Purple Rose of Cairo.?Here is a film where Woody Allen most blatantly gets to parade... Read full article


Five Graves to Cairo (1943)

By Beatrice on Sep 19, 2014 From Flickers in Time

Five Graves to Cairo Directed by Billy Wilder Written by Billy Wilder and Charles?Brackett based on the Lajos Bir? play Hotel Imperial 1943/USA Paramount Pictures Repeat viewing/TCM DVD Billy Wilder’s second directorial effort has little of his characteristic humor or cynicism. ?It is, ho... Read full article


Musical Monday: “Cairo” (1942)

on Feb 3, 2014 From Comet Over Hollywood

It?s no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals. In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 500. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. This week?s musical: ?Cairo” (1942)–M... Read full article


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Homer Smith: Have you ever been in San Francisco?
Marcia Warren: Yes, once with Gable and Tracy and the joint fell apart!


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Also directed by W.S. Van Dyke




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