Across 110th Street (1973)

BARRY SHEAR Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5 USA, 1973. Film Guarantors. Screenplay by Luther Davis, based on the novel Across 110th by Wally Ferris. Cinematography by Jack Priestley. Produced by Fouad Said, Ralph B. Sharpe. Music by J.J. Johnson. Production Design by Perry Watkins. Costume Design by Joseph Fretwell III. Film Editing by Byron…

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The Homecoming (1973)

PETER HALL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB United Kingdom/USA, 1973. Cinévision Ltée, The American Film Theatre. Screenplay by Harold Pinter, based on his play. Cinematography by David Watkin. Produced by Ely A. Landau. Production Design by John Bury. Costume Design by Joan Bridge, Elizabeth Haffenden. Film Editing by Rex Pyke. The Royal Shakespeare Company…

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The Crazies (1973)

GEORGE A. ROMERO Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB. Alternate Title: Code Name: Trixie USA, 1973. Pittsburgh Films. Screenplay by George A. Romero, based on a script by Paul McCullough. Cinematography by S. William Hinzman. Produced by Al Croft. Music by Bruce Roberts. Film Editing by George A. Romero. George Romero reimagines Night of the…

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Ganja & Hess (1973)

BILL GUNN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5. USA, 1973. Kelly/Jordan Enterprises. Screenplay by Bill Gunn. Cinematography by James E. Hinton. Produced by Chiz Schultz. Music by Sam L. Waymon. Production Design by Tom H. John. Costume Design by Scott Barrie. Film Editing by Victor Kanefsky. The late Bill Gunn directed this still beloved cult…

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Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams (1973)

GILBERT CATES Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 1973.  Rastar Pictures, Bright-Persky Associates.  Screenplay by Stewart Stern.  Cinematography by Gerald Hirschfeld.  Produced by Jack Brodsky, Gilbert Cates.  Music by Johnny Mandel.  Production Design by Peter Dohanos.  Costume Design by Anna Hill Johnstone.   Film Editing by Sidney Katz.  Joanne Woodward plays a posh New York…

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Breezy (1973)

CLINT EASTWOOD Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 1973.  The Malpaso Company.  Screenplay by Jo Heims.   Cinematography by Frank Stanley.  Produced by Robert Daley.  Music by Michel Legrand.  Production Design by Alexander Golitzen.  Costume Design by Joanne Haas, Glenn Wright.  Film Editing by Ferris Webster. One of Clint Eastwood’s more low-key directorial efforts, and…

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A Doll’s House (1973)

JOSEPH LOSEY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  United Kingdom/France, 1973.  World Film Services.   Screenplay by David Mercer, Michael Meyer, based on the play by Henrik Ibsen.   Cinematography by Gerry Fisher.    Produced by Joseph Losey.  Music by Michel Legrand.   Production Design by Eileen Diss.   Costume Design by John Furniss.    Film Editing by Reginald…

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O Lucky Man! (1973)

LINDSAY ANDERSON Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 1973.  Memorial Enterprises, Sam.  Screenplay by David Sherwin, based on an idea by Malcolm McDowell.  Cinematography by Miroslav Ondricek.  Produced by Lindsay Anderson, Michael Medwin.  Music by Alan Price.  Production Design by Jocelyn Herbert. Costume Design by Elsa Fennell.  Film Editing by David Gladwell.  Following…

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A Slightly Pregnant Man (1973)

JACQUES DEMY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5. Original Title: L’événement le plus important depuis que l’homme a marché sur la Lune France/Italy, 1973.  Lira Films, Roas Produzioni.  Screenplay by Jacques Demy.  Cinematography by Andreas Winding.  Music by Michel Legrand.  Production Design by Bernard Evein.  Costume Design by Gitt Magrini.  Film Editing by Anne-Marie Cotret….

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The Three Musketeers (1973)

RICHARD LESTER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBBB.    USA/Spain/Panama/United Kingdom, 1973.  Alexander Michael and Ilya Salkind Productions, Film Trust S.A..  Screenplay by George MacDonald Fraser, based on the novel by Alexandre Dumas.  Cinematography by David Watkin.  Produced by Ilya Salkind.  Music by Michel Legrand.  Production Design by Brian Eatwell.  Costume Design by Yvonne Blake. …

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Lisa And The Devil (1973)

MARIO BAVA Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.   Original title:  Lisa e il diavolo Italy/West Germany/Spain/USA, 1973.  Leone International.  Screenplay by Mario Bava, Alfredo Leone.  Cinematography by Cecilio Paniagua.  Produced by Alfredo Leone.  Music by Carlo Savina.  Production Design by Nedo Azzini.  Film Editing by Carlo Reali.   Elke Sommer is terrific as a tourist visiting Spain who is distracted from her walking tour…

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Save The Tiger (1973)

JOHN G. AVILDSEN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.   USA, 1973.  Filmways Pictures, Cirandinha Productions, Jalem Productions.  Screenplay by Steve Shagan.  Cinematography by James Crabe.  Produced by Martin Ransohoff, Steve Shagan.  Music by Marvin Hamlisch.  Production Design by Jack T. Collis.  Costume Design by John A. Anderson.  Film Editing by David Bretherton.  Screenwriter Steve Shagan barely conceals his contempt for contemporary culture with…

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