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Algiers

Synopsis

This Hollywood remake of the French [[Feature~V37686~Pepe le Moko~pépélemoko]] adheres so slavishly to its source that it utilizes stock footage from the original film, and even picked its actors on the basis of their resemblance to the French cast. Contrary to legend, star [[Performer~P7830~Charles Boyer~charlesboyer]] never says "Come wizz me to zee Casbah"; as master criminal Pepe le Moko, he's already in the Casbah, a crook-controlled safe harbor which protects Pepe from the French authorities...more

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