- 1 Who is stronger in Casablanca Captain Renault or Major Strasser?
- 2 Who is Captain Renault loyal to?
- 3 What does Captain Renault represent in Casablanca?
- 4 When Captain Renault throws away the bottle of Vichy water What does this signify?
- 5 Does Captain Renault shoot Rick?
- 6 Is Captain Renault German?
- 7 What excuse does Renault use to close down Rick’s Café Americain?
- 8 Can you save Captain Renault?
- 9 Does Ilsa love Victor?
- 10 Why did Rick come to Casablanca?
- 11 What does Ilsa Lund represent?
- 12 Where did Rick and Ilsa first meet?
- 13 Who does Rick sell his café to and what are the arrangements?
- 14 What is Vichy drink?
- 15 What’s Vichy water?
Who is stronger in Casablanca Captain Renault or Major Strasser?
Who is more powerful in Casablanca- Captain Renault or Major Strasser? Why? Strasser is; Morocco was still unoccupied and France was already attempting to take over. He is more powerful because he was a Germain Nazi and they already had a lot of land.
Who is Captain Renault loyal to?
Captain Louis Renault Louis, like the Vichy government he serves and represents, has given up caring about right and wrong, and his only loyalty is to the winning side. (The Vichy government cooperated with the Germans during World War II.)
What does Captain Renault represent in Casablanca?
Captain Renault, the police chief of Casablanca, represents France during World War II.
When Captain Renault throws away the bottle of Vichy water What does this signify?
Renault pulls out a bottle of water labeled Vichy Water, opens it, and pours a glass. He then looks at the bottle in disgust and throws it in the wastebasket, showing that even so corrupt and jaded an official as he is can’t continue to collaborate with the Vichy regime and the Nazis whose puppet it is.
Does Captain Renault shoot Rick?
After goodbyes, the Laszlos board the plane. Just then Strasser arrives. He calls the radio tower to prevent the plane’s taking off, but Rick shoots him, and the plane leaves.
Is Captain Renault German?
Claude Rains as Captain Louis Renault. Conrad Veidt as Major Heinrich Strasser. He was a refugee German actor who had fled the Nazis with his Jewish wife, but frequently played Nazis in American films. He was the highest paid member of the cast despite his second billing.
What excuse does Renault use to close down Rick’s Café Americain?
Why does Captain Renault close down Rick’s Café Américain? In a slightly comic finish to the scene, Captain Renault tells Rick he is shutting down the cafe because of the illegal gambling at the same time that Emil the Croupier hands Renault his winnings from the rigged roulette game.
Can you save Captain Renault?
Protect the Emperor!” It is impossible to save her as her death is scripted. Glenroy is the first to notice her demise, stating: “The captain’s down!” when she falls.
Does Ilsa love Victor?
She is obviously shocked that Rick is sending her off with Victor. The opposite case, near as I can approximate it, is that yes, she had the hots for Rick, but she really loved Victor, and she used Rick.
Why did Rick come to Casablanca?
Casablanca’s residents use avoidance as a means to side-track problems: Ugarte tries to avoid arrest in Rick’s club; Rick avoids getting personally involved in the political fight and the problems of his patrons; Laszlo and Ilsa come to Casablanca to escape the Nazis; Rick came to Casablanca to avoid Paris; Renault
What does Ilsa Lund represent?
Ilsa is fiercely loyal to her husband, Laszlo, and the political cause— resistance to the Nazis —he represents, but the truth of her sentiments is constantly suspect. She claims to love Laszlo, but she also claims to be in love with Rick, both in Paris and in Casablanca.
Where did Rick and Ilsa first meet?
Rick and Ilsa first met in Paris two years earlier where they engaged in a wild affair. At the time, Ilsa had believed her husband had been killed in a concentration camp, but when she found out he was alive, she left Rick without notice.
Who does Rick sell his café to and what are the arrangements?
In the Blue Parrot, Rick arranges to sell his cafe to Ferrari to prepare for his departure to Lisbon (and America) with Ilsa. Rick is assured that all his employment agreements with his workers (Abdul, Carl, and Sascha) will remain the same and Sam will receive “twenty-five percent of the profits”).
What is Vichy drink?
noun. a natural mineral water from springs at Vichy, containing sodium bicarbonate, other alkaline salts, etc., used in the treatment of digestive disturbances, gout, etc. a water of similar composition, either natural or artificial. Also called vichy, Vichy.
What’s Vichy water?
: a natural sparkling mineral water from Vichy, France also: an imitation of or substitute for this.