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Casablanca

1942

When  CASABLANCA (1942) won the Oscar® for Best Picture, Warner Bros. executive Jack Warner arrived on the stage to accept the award before producer Hal B. Wallis had a chance to receive the honor himself—a slight which resulted in a rift between Wallis and the studio. Wallis claimed that Warner was never interested in the film and should not have gotten credit for the award. One month later, Wallis’ contract with Warner Bros. was canceled on a technicality… Learn more at the AFI Catalog

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