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Subject: FUN FACT: Dooley Wilson could NOT play piano in real-life. His immortal song "As Time Goes By" in the 1942 film Casablanca, though indeed sung by Wilson, was actually played by now forgotten black sessions pianist Elliot Carpenter, who unlike Wilson, lived a long life, dying in 1982, at age 87! ...

During piano sequences in "Casablanca", it was Elliot Carpenter playing the piano just offscreen!
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Date Posted: Sunday, May 31, 04:24:48am
In reply to: "Play "As Time Goes By" 's message, ""Play it, Sam."" on Saturday, May 30, 06:24:49pm

Here is the prolific Elliott Carpenter filmed the same year as "Casablanca"! ...

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