Category Archives: France and America

French Lessons

“We’ll always have Paris.” That’s one of the great movie lines of all time, but of course Rick’s Café Américain was a soundstage at Warner Brothers over in Burbank – sunny Casablanca itself was one of the lots out back. … Continue reading

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A Night at the Opera

Paris has two opera houses. Smack in the middle of the city there’s the Phantom of the Opera place – the Palais Garnier – a big white and gilt thing from the late nineteenth century, with a grand staircase you … Continue reading

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