RE: RARA-AVIS: Casablanca, the sequel to The Maltese Falcon

From: Bruce Makous (
Date: 30 Sep 2005

This is good stuff! Who's going to write it?

> Were Rick and Sam twins separated at birth or dopplegangers? Or is Spade
> impersonating Rick to catch Brigid again, confirming that he'd been right
> to turn her over the first time? Or will he change his mind and enlist with
> her in the French Foreign Legion?
> Bogart does double-duty in a tale ripe for double-cross and
> double-entendres. Also starring Peter Sellers.
> At 05:11 PM 30/09/2005 -0400, you wrote:
> >"I've often thought that CASABLANCA told
> >from the Bridgid O'Shaughnessy POV would be noir"
> >
> >This slip of the film reel has already been corrected, but I like the
> >idea. Brigid slips out of police custody after leaving Spade's presence
> >(perhaps seduces one of the cops, grabs his gun and shoots him?). We
> >next hear of her in Casablanca. She's heard someone has information
> >about the Falcon; he gambles at Rick's Cafe Americain. Unfortunately,
> >as she enters the club, she spots Guttman and Cairo, who have heard the
> >same rumors.
> >
> >Mark
> >
> >
> >

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