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Casablanca Spannish movie poster.

Movie (1942)

Starring:
Humphrey Bogart (Rick Blaine)
Ingrid Bergman (Ilsa Lund)
Paul Henreid (Victor Laszlo)
Claude Rains (Captain Louis Renault)
Conrad Veidt (Major Heinrich Strasser)
Sydney Greenstreet (Signor Ferrari)

Set in unoccupied Africa during the early days of World War II: An American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications.

Fokker Super Universal

A scaled model is used at the landing scene, then a real one is shown, with a fake registration D-AGDF. This aircraft was never flown by German companies or air forces.

Fokker Super Universal.

Same archive footage of this aircraft seen in another movie at IMPDb: Frequently Seen Aircraft.

Fokker Super Universal.
Fokker Super Universal.

This scene is shot at Los Angeles Metropolitan Airport (Van Nuys Airport nowadays).

Fokker Super Universal.
Fokker Super Universal.

Brown B3 & Lockheed Vega 5

In the foreground is a Lockheed Vega 5 , registration NC972Y, c/n 160. This aircraft was destroyed in an hangar fire on October 1943.
Beside it, is a 2 seats training airplane Brown B-3, and some Fokker Super Universal in the background.
Los Angeles Metropolitan Airport (Van Nuys Airport nowadays).

Reg. NC972Y Lockheed Vega 5 and Brown B-3.

Messerschmitt Bf 110 C

Messerschmitt Bf 110C of the Luftwaffe.

Junkers Ju 87 B Stuka

Junkers Ju-87B Stuka of Luftwaffe.

Heinkel He 111 H

Heinkel He 111H of Luftwaffe.

Lockheed L-12A Electra Junior

Fake registration F-AMPJ which belongs actually to a small single engine Potez 43.5. The airplane pretends being a French aircraft from Air France, but in fact it’s a Lockheed L-12 Electra Junior though Air France never operated this kind of airplane.
The genuine aircraft was registered NC17376, c/n.1220.
Impressed into USAAF service as 42-57504, the aircraft was written off at Mitchell Field on 6 October 1942

The picture below is a ¾ reduced model shot in studios. To respect the scale, they employed dwarfs.

Reg. NC17376 Lockheed L-12A Electra Junior

Real aircraft taxiing on the tarmac.
Same aircraft in other movies at IMPDb: Frequently Seen Aircraft.
Hudge Air France "winged sea-horse" sticker on the nose.

Reg. NC17376 Lockheed L-12A Electra Junior.
Reg. NC17376 Lockheed L-12A Electra Junior.
Reg. NC17376 Lockheed L-12A Electra Junior.

When taking off the airplane seen is a scaled model.

Reg. NC17376 Lockheed L-12A Electra Junior.


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