Warner Home Video and MODA Entertainment Celebrate the 60th Anniversary of ``CASABLANCA'' With Gala Tribute Screening August 11

for Monday (Aug. 11)
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WHO:    Hosted by Robert Osborne, TCM on-air host and veteran
        Hollywood reporter. The gala evening will feature special
        guest speakers that include Humphrey Bogart's son Stephen
        Bogart; Ingrid Bergman's daughters, Isabella & Ingrid
        Rossellini and Pia Lindstrom; and Leslie Epstein, the son of
        screenwriter Phillip Epstein. Other celebrities scheduled to
        attend include Lauren Bacall, Liza Minnelli, Marisa Berenson,
        Sidney Lumet, Maria Cooper, daughter of Gary Cooper, Judy
        Collins, Skitch Henderson, Betty Comden, Celeste Holm, Gale
        Buckley, the daughter of Lena Horne and many others.

DATE:   Monday, August 11th, 2003

TIME:   5:00 PM -- Press Arrival/Check In
        6:00 -- 6:30 PM Press Conference
        7:30 -- 8:00 PM Arrivals/Red Carpet

WHERE:  Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center
        1941 West 65th Street and Broadway
        New York, New York 10023

WHY:    "As Time Goes by, `Casablanca' Is Still a Classic."

        Warner Home Video (WHV) is celebrating the 60th anniversary of
        the legendary "Casablanca" -- which starred Humphrey Bogart
        and Ingrid Bergman, won three Academy Awards including Best
        Picture of 1943 and went on to become one of the most popular
        and enduring movies of all time -- by releasing a Two-Disc
        Special Edition DVD August 5th.

        The Two-Disc Special Edition DVD features a stunning new
        digital transfer plus four hours of bonus materials including
        many newly discovered and never-before-seen extras. Among
        these special features are the two documentaries hosted by
        Lauren Bacall; interview with Stephen Bogart and Bergman's
        daughter, Pia Lindstrom; ten minutes of newly-found deleted
        scenes and outtakes; TV and radio shows inspired by the film;
        a cartoon take-off; scoring sessions; audio program; vintage
        trailers and more.

                    PRESS CREDENTIALS ARE REQUIRED

Contacts

Warner Home Video
Ronnee Sass/Karen Penhale, 818-260-0777
or
MODA Entertainment (to call for Press Credentials)
Kate Horgan, 212-873-3324

Contacts

Warner Home Video
Ronnee Sass/Karen Penhale, 818-260-0777
or
MODA Entertainment (to call for Press Credentials)
Kate Horgan, 212-873-3324