My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Major Barbara (1941)

GABRIEL PASCAL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  United Kingdom, 1941.  Gabriel Pascal Productions.  Screenplay by George Bernard Shaw, based on his play.  Cinematography by Ronald Neame.  Produced by Gabriel … Continue reading

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July 30, 2019 · Leave a comment

Lady Be Good (1941)

NORMAN Z. McLEOD Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 1941.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Story by Jack McGowan, Screenplay by Jack McGowan, Kay Van Riper, John McClain.  Cinematography by George J. Folsey, … Continue reading

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April 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

I Wanted Wings (1941)

MITCHELL LEISEN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 1941.  Paramount Pictures.  Story by Eleanore Griffin, Frank Wead, Screenplay by Richard Maibaum, Beirne Lay Jr., Sig Herzig, based on the … Continue reading

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April 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

Pot O’Gold (1941)

GEORGE MARSHALL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1941.  James Roosevelt Productions.  Story by Andrew Bennison, Monte Brice, Harry Tugend, Screenplay by Walter DeLeon, based on the idea originally conceived by Haydn Roth … Continue reading

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June 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Blossoms In The Dust (1941)

MERVYN LeROY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1941.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Story by Ralph Wheelwright, Screenplay by Anita Loos.  Cinematography by Karl Freund, W. Howard Greene.  Produced by Irving Asher, Mervyn LeRoy.  Music by Herbert Stothart.  Production Design … Continue reading

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October 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Crook’s Tour (1941)

JOHN BAXTER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  United Kingdom, 1941.  British National Films, John Baxter Productions.  Original Story by Max Kester, Adaptation by Barbara K. Emary, based on characters created by Sidney … Continue reading

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September 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Citizen Kane (1941)

ORSON WELLES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1941.  RKO Radio Pictures, Mercury Productions.  Screenplay by Herman J. Mankiewicz, Orson Welles.  Cinematography by Gregg Toland.  Produced by Orson Welles.  Music by Bernard Herrmann.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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February 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Wolf Man (1941)

GEORGE WAGGNER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1941.  Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Curt Siodmak.  Cinematography by Joseph A. Valentine.  Produced by George Waggner.  Music by Charles Previn, Hans J. Salter, Frank Skinner.  Production Design by Jack Otterson.  Costume … Continue reading

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February 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sullivan’s Travels (1941)

PRESTON STURGES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1941.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Preston Sturges.  Cinematography by John F. Seitz.  Produced by Preston Sturges.  Music by Charles Bradshaw, Leo Shuken. Production Design by Hans Dreier, … Continue reading

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January 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Lady Eve (1941)

PRESTON STURGES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1941.  Paramount Pictures.  Story by Monckton Hoffe, Screenplay by Preston Sturges.  Cinematography by Victor Milner.  Produced by Paul Jones.  Music by Phil Boutelje, Charles Bradshaw, Gil Grau, Sigmund Krumgold, John … Continue reading

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January 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Old-Fashioned World (Piccolo Mondo Antico)

BBB (out of 5) The beginnings of Italy’s risorgimento is the setting of this plush period piece, an early starring vehicle for Alida Valli.  She, a humbly-born young woman, wins … Continue reading

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January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Life Begins For Andy Hardy

BBB (out of 5) In one of the more entertaining (or should I say less annoying) chapters of the Hardy family saga, Andrew (no longer Andy) graduates high school and … Continue reading

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January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment