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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.
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.
Same archive footage of this aircraft seen in another movie at IMPDb: Frequently Seen Aircraft.
This scene is shot at Los Angeles Metropolitan Airport (Van Nuys Airport nowadays).
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).
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.
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.
When taking off the airplane seen is a scaled model.