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Casbah (1948) was a Crime - Musical Film directed by John Berry and produced by Erik Charell.

Academy Awards 1948 --- Ceremony Number 21 (source: AMPAS)

Best Music - SongMusic by Harold Arlen; Lyrics by Leo RobinNominated

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TIFF 13 Review: Rock the Casbah

By Jovana Jankovic on Sep 10, 2013 From Pretty Clever Films

Rock the Casbah operates squarely within a couple of familiar categories: national cinema and narratives about troubled family dynamics. Both can, of course, be rich grounds for exploration of identity and relations between self and other. Rock the Casbah (Laila Marrakchi, 2013) attempts both and ye... Read full article

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"Screen Director's Playhouse" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on July 22, 1949 with Tony Martin reprising his film role.
Eartha Kitt's film debut.
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Best Music - Song Oscar 1948

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