Hey, remember when I went to Washington last month for a couple of days? It was a trip to see the new “Casablanca” restoration at the Smithsonian Institution in the company of Stephen Bogart, son of Humphrey (and Lauren Bacall), and film critic and Warner supplemental-material mainstay Richard Schickel.

The restoration is pretty lovely, and the appeal of “Casablanca” is as strong as ever, which I discussed with Bogart and Schickel in this MSN Movies piece. Just the thing for a mild Saturday morning, no?

Oh, and if you need something else to read, here’s yesterday’s NOW Daily column. Sorry about the egregious “Hunger Games” reference, but you have to get the eyeballs any way you can …

2 thoughts on “Vintage”

  1. Gerry Perry was one of my film school professors, but I haven’t kept up with him. I had no idea he made a documentary. If you’re going to be on that panel with him this weekend, can you ask him if it will play in the Boston area again?

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