Have you heard the name Claude Rains before?

If you love movies, especially those made in the 20th Century and are familiar with the originial black and white films, you may have seen his face many times in many films.

For example, Casablanca was and still is one of the best films in the world.  Remember the famous line - play it again, Sam?  

Another famous line is - Louie, I believe this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.  Humphrey Bogart was referring to the chief-of-police in Casablanca, the character played by Claude Rains.

Did we refresh your memory?  Take a look at some of the links we have provided.

Firstly, here is the wikipedia link for Claude Rains.  You may not his extensive filmography.

One of my favorite scene's of ironey in this movie with Claude Rains

Angel on My Shoulder (1946) - Paul Muni, Anne Baxter, Claude Rains

Tribute to Claude Rains

 Caesar and Cleopatra (1945) Claude Rains, Vivien Leigh, Stewart Granger. 

Cleopatra hasn't been on the throne of the pharoahs of Egypt very long when Julius Caesar pays a visit. Caesar finds the prospect of romance more tempting than he expected, since Cleopatra is a rare woman who is bright as well as beautiful. And for Cleopatra, a friendly relationship with the most powerful man in the world may pay dividends in the future. 

 Battle of the Worlds (1961) Claude Rains 

The Adventures of Robin Hood Trailer - Directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Errol Flynn, Basil Rathbone, Claude Rains, Patric Knowles, Eugene Pallette. Robin Hood (Errol Flynn) fights nobly for justice against the evil Sir Guy of Gisbourne (Basil Rathbone) while striving to win the hand of the beautiful Maid Marian (Olivia de Havilland).

The Invisible Man (1933) clip