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    Casablanca chair from "Rick's" Cafe Américain. (Warner Bros., 1942). Vintage original bamboo and wicker chair used as set decoration in "Rick Blaine's" (Humphrey Bogart) Rick's Café Américain in the legendary romantic drama. Bent bamboo-framed, wicker-covered chairs like this one can be seen throughout the iconic café during the classic film. The chair back is fashioned in black, red and natural cane weave, while the top is ornamented with a figure eight wicker braid. The chair measures 34.5 in. tall with a solid wooden, red-painted seat over the wicker seat, measuring 14 x 14 in. wide. The bottom of the frame is inscribed in black ink with production/inventory markings, "BS7420". Exhibiting wear from production use and age, some loss and damage to the wicker weave and banding on the legs. In vintage, very good condition. Provenance: Cinema Mercantile Co. liquidation sale, Los Angeles, October 2, 1982. Cinema Mercantile Co., one of the oldest and largest suppliers of film and TV set decorations, supplied items to Warner Bros. Studios during the production of Casablanca.

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