claude renault

The Ford GT40 of Pedro Rodríguez and Lucien Bianchi storms down the Mulsanne straight to win the 24 Heures du Mans in 1968.

Behind are the #57 and #55 Alpine A210:s of A. LeGuellec / A. Serpaggi and J-P. Nicolas / J-C. Andruet, as well as the Porsche 911 T/R of C. Laurent / J-C. Ogier.

Casablanca | 1942 | dir. Michael Curtiz

Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.” Said by liberal nightclub owner Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart) to collaborationist police chief Captain Louis Renault (Claude Rains) as they quit vanquished Morocco to join the Free French army in West Africa. In a script as quotable as Hamlet, this witty, sophisticated last line captures the pervasive tone of the movie’s patriotic response to the conflicting wartime demands of love and duty. The film lists three screenwriters, but this final scene was written and directed by its hands-on producer Hal B Wallis on an empty, fog-filled set”