Freud (1962)

JOHN HUSTON Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB Alternate Title: The Secret Passion USA, 1962. Bavaria Film. Story by Charles Kaufman, Screenplay by Charles Kaufman, Wolfgang Reinhardt. Cinematography by Douglas Slocombe. Produced by Wolfgang Reinhardt. Music by Jerry Goldsmith. Production Design by Stephen B. Grimes. Costume Design by Doris Langley Moore. Film Editing by Ralph…

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David And Lisa (1962)

FRANK PERRY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB USA, 1962. Lisa and David Company, Vision Associates Productions. Screenplay by Eleanor Perry, based on the book by Theodore Isaac Rubin. Cinematography by Leonard Hirschfield. Produced by Paul M. Heller. Music by Mark Lawrence. Production Design by Paul M. Heller. Costume Design by Anna Hill Johnstone. Film…

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Walk On The Wild Side (1962)

EDWARD DMYTRYK Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 1962.  Famous Artists Productions.  Screenplay by John Fante, Edmund Morris, based on the novel by Nelson Algren.  Cinematography by Joseph MacDonald.   Produced by Charles K. Feldman.   Music by Elmer Bernstein.   Production Design by Richard Sylbert.  Costume Design by Charles Le Maire.   Film Editing by Harry Gerstad. …

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Birdman Of Alcatraz (1962)

JOHN FRANKENHEIMER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.    USA, 1962.  Norma Productions.  Screenplay by Guy Trosper, based on the book by Thomas E. Gaddis.  Cinematography by Burnett Guffey.  Produced by Stuart Millar, Guy Trosper.  Music by Elmer Bernstein.  Production Design by Fernando Carrere.  Film Editing by Edward Mann.   The true story of Robert Stroud,…

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Mutiny On The Bounty (1962)

LEWIS MILESTONE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1962.  Arcola Pictures.  Screenplay by Charles Lederer, based on the novel by Charles Nordhoff, James Norman Hall.  Cinematography by Robert Surtees.  Produced by Aaron Rosenberg.  Music by Bronislau Kaper.  Production Design by George W. Davis, J. McMillan Johnson.  Costume Design by Moss Mabry.  Film Editing by John McSweeney Jr..   The worst (and, by all accounts, least…

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The Music Man (1962)

MORTON DaCOSTA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1962.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Marion Hargrove, in collaboration with Franklin Lacey, based on the musical by Meredith Willson.  Cinematography by Robert Burks.  Produced by Morton DaCosta.  Music by Ray Heindorf.  Production Design by Paul Groesse.  Costume Design by Dorothy Jeakins.  Film Editing by William H. Ziegler.   Meredith Willson’s eternally popular musical steeped in cloying…

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Black Fox: The True Story Of Adolf Hitler (1962)

LOUIS CLYDE STOUMEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  Alternate title:  The Rise And Fall Of Adolf Hitler: Black Fox USA, 1962.  Animated Productions, Image Productions, Le Vien International.  Screenplay by Louis Clyde Stoumen, with story elements from Johann Wolfgang Goethe‘s story Reynard the Fox.  Produced by Louis Clyde Stoumen.  Music by Ezra Laderman.  Film Editing by Kenn Collins, Richard Kaplan, Mark…

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Phaedra (1962)

JULES DASSIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  France/Greece/USA, 1962.  Joele, Jorilie, Melinafilm.  Story by Margarita Lymberaki, Screenplay by Margarita Lymberaki, Jules Dassin, based on the play Hippolytus by Euripedes.  Cinematography by Jacques Natteau.  Produced by Jules Dassin.  Music by Mikis Theodorakis.  Production Design by Max Douy.  Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge.  Film Editing by Roger Dwyre.   Jules Dassin followed up his massively…

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Sundays and Cybele (1962)

SERGE BOURGUIGNON Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  Original title:  Les dimanches de Ville d’Avray France/Austria, 1962.  Fidès, Les Films Trocadero, Orsay Films, Terra Film Produktion.  Screenplay by Serge Bourguignon, Antoine Tudal, dialogue by Serge Bourguignon, Bernard Eschasseriaux, based on the novel by Bernard Eschasseriaux.  Cinematography by Henri Decae.  Produced by Romain Pines.  Music by Maurice Jarre.  Production Design by Bernard Evein.  Costume Design by…

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Billy Rose’s Jumbo (1962)

CHARLES WALTERS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1962.  Euterpe, Arwin Productions.  Screenplay by Sidney Sheldon, based on the book by Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur.  Cinematography by William H. Daniels.  Produced by Martin Melcher, Joe Pasternak.  Music by Leo Arnaud, Alexander Courage, Roger Edens, Robert Franklyn, Conrad Salinger, George Stoll, Robert Van Eps.  Production Design by E. Preston Ames, George W. Davis.  Costume Design…

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Billy Budd (1962)

PETER USTINOV Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  United Kingdom, 1962.  Allied Artists Pictures, Anglo Allied.  Screenplay by Peter Ustinov, DeWitt Bodeen, based on the play by Louis O. Coxe and Robert H. Chapman and the novel Billy Budd, Foretopman by Herman Melville.  Cinematography by Robert Krasker.  Produced by Peter Ustinov.  Music by Antony Hopkins.  Production Design by Donald M. Ashton.  Costume…

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Taras Bulba (1962)

J. LEE THOMPSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Yugoslavia/USA, 1962.  Avala Film, Harold Hecht Productions.  Screenplay by Waldo Salt, Karl Tunberg, based on the novel by Nikolai Gogol.  Cinematography by Joseph MacDonald. Produced by Harold Hecht.  Music by Franz Waxman.  Production Design by Edward Carrere.  Costume Design by Norma Koch.  Film Editing by Folmar Blangsted, Gene Milford, William Reynolds, Eda Warren.   Anyone looking for…

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