My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Divine Lady (1928)

FRANK LLOYD Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 1928.  First National Pictures.  Story by E. Barrington, Adaptation by Forrest Halsey, titles by Harry Carr, Edwin Justus Mayer.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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November 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Racket (1928)

LEWIS MILESTONE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 1928.  The Caddo Company.  Scenario by Del Andrews, titles by Tom Miranda, adaptation by Bartlett Cormack, based on his play.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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November 13, 2019 · Leave a comment

Street Angel (1928)

FRANK BORZAGE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 1928.  Fox Film Corporation.  Adaptation by Philip Klein, Henry Roberts Symonds, continuity by Marion Orth, based on the play by Monckton … Continue reading

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May 28, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Man Who Laughs (1928)

PAUL LENI Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.   USA, 1928.  Universal Pictures.  Titles by Walter Anthony, adaptation and continuity by J. Grubb Alexander, based on the novel by Victor Hugo.  Cinematography by Gilbert Warrenden.  Produced … Continue reading

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March 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Wind (1928)

VICTOR SJOSTROM Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1928.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Scenario by Frances Marion, based on the novel by Dorothy Scarborough.  Cinematography by John Arnold.  Produced by Kevin Brownlow, David Gill.  Music by Carl Davis.  Production Design … Continue reading

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June 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Sadie Thompson (1928)

RAOUL WALSH Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 1928.  Gloria Swanson Pictures.  Adaptation by Raoul Walsh, titles by C. Gardner Sullivan, based on the story Rain by W. Somerset Maugham, and the … Continue reading

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April 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Battle of The Sexes (1928)

D.W. GRIFFITH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1928.  Feature Productions, Art Cinema Corporation.  Screenplay by Gerrit J. Lloyd, from a story by Daniel Carson Goodman.  Cinematography by G.W. Bitzer, Karl Struss.  Produced … Continue reading

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November 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

October 1917 (Ten Days That Shook The World) (1928)

GRIGORI ALEKSANDROV, SERGEI M. EISENSTEIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USSR, 1928.  Sovkino.  Screenplay by Sergei M. Eisenstein, Grigori Aleksandrov, intertitles by Boris Agapow, based on the book by John Reed.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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May 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Last Command (1928)

JOSEF VON STERNBERG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1928.  Paramount Pictures.  Story by Lajos Biro, Josef von Sternberg, titles by Herman J. Mankiewicz,written by John F. Goodrich.  Cinematography by Bert Glennon.  Produced … Continue reading

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January 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lonesome (1928)

PAL FEJOS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1928.  Universal Pictures.  Story by Mann Page, Adaptation by Edward T. Lowe Jr., Scenario by Edward T. Lowe Jr., Tom Reed, Titles by Tom … Continue reading

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October 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Speedy (1928)

TED WILDE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1928.  The Harold Lloyd Corporation.  Story by John Grey, Lex Neal, Howard Emmett Rogers.  Cinematography by Walter Lundin.  Produced by Harold Lloyd.  Music by Carl Davis, Don Hulette.  Production Design … Continue reading

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February 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tempest (1928)

BB.5 (out of 5) Inter-class romance occurs when Russian peasant John Barrymore rises in the ranks of the Czar’s army through exemplary service and becomes a lieutenant.  He falls in love … Continue reading

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November 21, 2013 · Leave a comment