By the Numbers: Casablanca
‘HOLLYWOOD’S MOST BELOVED FILM’ RELEASED 75 YEARS AGO. A LOOK AT RELATED COLLECTIBLES FROM THE HERITAGE AUCTIONS ARCHIVES
2 NUMBER OF AUTOGRAPHS (Ingrid Bergman and Paul Henreid) on this 8-by-10-inch publicity photo. It sold for $776.75 at a November 2009 auction.
7 NUMBER OF CAST MEMBERS on this first post-war Italian Quattro Fogli poster (1946). It sold in July 2017 for $478,000 – the most ever paid for a Casablanca poster at public auction.
35 HEIGHT IN INCHES of prop chair used in Rick’s Café Américain. It sold for $4,687.50 at an August 2014 auction.
58 SIZE OF ROBE worn by Sydney Greenstreet (Signor Ferrari) during production. It sold for $567.63 at an October 2008 auction.
158 NUMBER OF PAGES in Casablanca script from the Jack Warner library. It sold for $12,650 at a March 2005 auction.
1946 YEAR Marx Brothers released their spoof A Night in Casablanca. This original one sheet poster sold for $920 at a November 2005 auction.