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Algiers in Film

Algiers (1938)

Directed by John Cromwell. Cast: Charles Boyer, Hedy Lamarr, Sigrid Gurie, Joseph Calleia, Alan Hale. 96 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

Bab el-Oued City (Algeria / France / Germany / Switzerland, 1994)

Directed by Merzak Allouache. Cast: Nadia Kaci, Mohamed Ourdache, Hassan Abdou, Mabrouk Ait Amara, Messaoud Hattou, Mourad Khen, Djamila, Simone Vignore, Michel Such. In Bab el-Oued, a working class district of Algiers, a young worker commits an act which puts the entire district in turmoil. 95 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

Casbah (1948)

Directed by John Berry. Cast: Yvonne DeCarlo, Tony Martin, Peter Lorre, Marla Toren. 94 min.

Pepe Le Moko (France, 1937)

Directed by Julien Duvivier. Cast: Jean Gabin, Mireille Balin, Gabriel Gabrio, Lucas Gridoux, Gilbert Gil, Line Noro. 95 min. ; Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database