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Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

In Which We Serve (1942)

NOEL COWARD, DAVID LEAN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBBB.  United Kingdom, 1942.  Two Cities Films, The London Symphony Orchestra.  Screenplay by Noel Coward.  Cinematography by Ronald Neame.  Produced by … Continue reading

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August 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

Reap The Wild Wind (1942)

CECIL B. DeMILLE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.5.  USA, 1942.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Alan Le May, Charles Bennett, Jesse Lasky Jr., based on a Saturday Evening Post story … Continue reading

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June 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Pied Piper (1942)

IRVING PICHEL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1942.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Nunnally Johnson, based on the novel by Nevil Shute.  Cinematography by Edward Cronjager.  Produced by Nunnally Johnson.  Music by Alfred Newman.  Production Design … Continue reading

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November 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Wake Island (1942)

JOHN FARROW Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1942.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by W.R. Burnett, Frank Butler.  Cinematography by William C. Mellor, Theodor Sparkuhl.  Produced by Joseph Sistrom.  Music by David Buttolph.  Production Design by Hans Dreier, … Continue reading

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March 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Youth On Parade (1942)

ALBERT S. ROGELL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1942.  Republic Pictures.  Screenplay by George Carleton Brown, additional dialogue by Frank Gill Jr..  Cinematography by Ernest Miller.  Produced by Albert J. Cohen.  Music by Marlin Skiles.  Production Design … Continue reading

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December 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Kings Row (1942)

SAM WOOD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1942.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Casey Robinson, based on the novel by Henry Bellamann.  Cinematography by James Wong Howe.  Produced by Hal B. Wallis.  Music by Erich Wolfgang Korngold.  Production … Continue reading

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February 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Holiday Inn

BB.5 (out of 5) This was the film that the hit song “White Christmas” was originally written for, and you’ll wonder why it never became a traditional Christmas movie (the … Continue reading

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January 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

I Married A Witch (1942)

RENE CLAIR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1942.  Rene Clair Productions, Cinema Guild Productions, Paramount Pictures.  Story completion by Norman Matson, Screenplay by Robert Pirosh, Marc Connelly, based on a story by Thorne … Continue reading

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January 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Now, Voyager (1942)

IRVING RAPPER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1942.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Casey Robinson, based on the novel by Olive Higgins Prouty.  Cinematography by Sol Polito.  Produced by Hal B. Wallis.  Music by Max Steiner.  Production … Continue reading

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December 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

One Of Our Aircraft Is Missing (1942)

MICHAEL POWELL, EMERIC PRESSBURGER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  United Kingdom, 1942.  British National Films, The Archers.  Screenplay by Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger.  Cinematography by Ronald Neame.  Produced by Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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December 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

49th Parallel (The Invaders) (1941)

MICHAEL POWELL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  United Kingdom, 1941.  Ortus Films.  Scenario by Rodney Ackland, Emeric Pressburger, Original story and screenplay by Emeric Pressburger.  Cinematography by Freddie Young.  Produced by Michael Powell.  Music by Ralph … Continue reading

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December 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

To Be Or Not To Be (1942)

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Fantastic war comedy, most notable for being the very last film that brilliant comedienne Carole Lombard completed before her tragic death in an airplane crash. She and … Continue reading

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November 10, 2013 · Leave a comment