‘Betrayal’ in Algiers

No, but I like him even less as a foe.‘ – French Paratrooper commander in Algeria, Colonel Phillippe Mathieu on Sartre

There is another Algiers and a different Casbah than that depicted in John Cromwell’s ‘Algiers’.

The ‘real’ Casbah was the headquarters of the FLN – the Algerian resistance from 1954 till 1962.… Go to Article