The Wind (1928)

VICTOR SJOSTROM Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   USA, 1928.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Scenario by Frances Marion, based on the novel by Dorothy Scarborough.  Cinematography by John Arnold.  Produced by Kevin Brownlow, David Gill.  Music by Carl Davis.  Production Design by Cedric Gibbons, Edward Withers.  Costume Design by Andre-ani.  Film Editing by Conrad A. Nervig.   Lillian Gish heads west from her native Virginia to live…

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The Crowd (1928)

KING VIDOR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1928.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by King Vidor, John V.A. Weaver, titles by Joseph Farnham.  Cinematography by Henry Sharp.  Produced by Irving Thalberg.  Music by Carl Davis.  Production Design by Cedric Gibbons.  Costume Design by Andre-ani.  Film Editing by Hugh Wynn. James Murray is terrific as John Sims, an American born on the fourth of July to…

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Flesh And The Devil (1926)

CLARENCE BROWN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   USA, 1926.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Benjamin Glazer, titles by Marian Ainslee, based on the novel The Undying Past by Hermann Sudermann.  Cinematography by William H. Daniels.  Produced by Irving Thalberg.  Music by Carl Davis.  Production Design by Cedric Gibbons, Fredric Hope.  Costume Design by Andre-ani.  Film Editing by Lloyd Nosier.   The great Garbo is luminous in…

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