A true film buff's film about a film buff, Allan Felix (Allen), who is obsessed with CASABLANCA. The impish, neurotic Allan patterns his personality after Humphrey Bogart but has nothing of the actor's tough guy image. When Allan's wife (Anspach), leaves him she explains, "You're one of
life's great watchers. I'm not like that, I'm a doer." While the distressed Allan laments over his lack of "cool," he is visited by Bogart (Lacy), who sits in a dark corner of the room, wearing his usual trenchcoat and smoking a cigarette. Bogart gives him advice: "Dames are simple. I never met
one that didn't understand a slap in the mouth or a slug from a forty-five." To boost his...