My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Last Outpost (1935)

CHARLES BARTON, LOUIS J. GASNIER Bil’s rating (out of 5):   B.  USA, 1935.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Philip MacDonald, adaptation by Charles Brackett, Frank Partos, based on the short story The Drum by … Continue reading

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December 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Dangerous (1935)

ALFRED E. GREEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1935.  Warner Bros..  Story and Screenplay by Laird Doyle.  Cinematography by Ernest Haller.  Music by Ray Heindorf, Bernhard Kaun, Heinz Roemheld.  Production Design by Hugh … Continue reading

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November 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Becky Sharp (1935)

ROUBEN MAMOULIAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1935.  Pioneer Pictures Corporation.  Screenplay by Francis Edward Faragoh, based on the play by Langdon Mitchell, from the novel Vanity Fair by William … Continue reading

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June 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Murder In Harlem (1935)

OSCAR MICHEAUX, CLARENCE WILLIAMS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1935.  Micheaux Film.  Screenplay by Oscar Micheaux, Clarence Williams, based on the novel The Story Of Dorothy Stanfield by Oscar Micheaux.  Cinematography by Charles … Continue reading

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April 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bride Of Frankenstein (1935)

JAMES WHALE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1935.  Universal Pictures.  Adapted by William Hurlbut, John L. Balderston, Screenplay by William Hurlbut, suggested by the story Frankenstein by Mary Shelley.  Cinematography by John J. Mescall.  Produced by Carl Laemmle … Continue reading

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February 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Love In Bloom (1935)

ELLIOTT NUGENT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA, 1935.  Paramount Pictures.  Original Screenplay by Frank R. Adams, adaptation by J.P. McEvoy, Keene Thompson, additional dialogue by John P. Medbury.  Cinematography by Leo Tover.  Produced … Continue reading

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December 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Here Comes Cookie (The Plot Thickens) (1935)

NORMAN Z. McLEOD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1935.  Paramount Pictures.  Story by Don Hartman, Sam Mintz, Screenplay by Don Hartman.  Cinematography by Gilbert Warrenton.  Produced by William LeBaron.  Music by Friedrich Hollaender.  Production … Continue reading

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November 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hands Across The Table (1935)

MITCHELL LEISEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1935.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Norman Krasna, Vincent Lawrence, Herbert Fields, based on a story by Vina Delmar.  Cinematography by Ted Tetzlaff.  Produced by E. … Continue reading

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November 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mutiny On The Bounty (1935)

BBBBB (out of 5) Exceptional adventure film that, along with The Lives of a Bengal Lancer, makes 1935 a top-notch year for action films. By far the best of all three … Continue reading

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November 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Goin’ To Town

BBBB (out of 5) “What excuse does a gal like you have for runnin’ around single?” “Mmm, I was born that way!”  Just one of the great examples of the … Continue reading

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September 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Night At The Opera (1935)

SAM WOOD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1935.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by George S. Kaufman, Morrie Ryskind, from a story by James Kevin McGuinness.  Cinematography by Merritt B. Gerstad.  Produced by Irving Thalberg.  Music … Continue reading

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August 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ruggles Of Red Gap (1935)

LEO MCCAREY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1935.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Walter DeLeon, Harlan Thompson, adaptation by Humphrey Pearson, based on the novel by Harry Leon Wilson.  Cinematography by Alfred … Continue reading

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August 21, 2013 · Leave a comment