The Crimson Kimono (1959)

SAMUEL FULLER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB. USA, 1959. Columbia Pictures, Globe Enterprises.  Screenplay by Samuel Fuller. Cinematography by Sam Leavitt. Produced by Samuel Fuller. Music by Harry Sukman. Production Design by Robert F. Boyle, William Flannery. Costume Design by Bernice Pontrelli. Film Editing by Jerome Thoms. An exotic dancer finishes her performance and…

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The Sound Of Music (1965)

ROBERT WISE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1965.  Robert Wise Productions, Argyle Enterprises.  Screenplay by Ernest Lehman, with the partial use of ideas by George Hurdalek, from the stage musical book by Howard Lindsay, Russel Crouse and the book The Story of the Trapp Family Singers by Maria von Trapp.  Cinematography by Ted D. McCord.  Produced by…

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The Ghost And Mrs. Muir (1947)

JOSEPH L. MANKIEWICZ Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 1947.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Philip Dunne, based on the novel by R.A. Dick.  Cinematography by Charles Lang.  Produced by Fred Kohlmar.  Music by Bernard Herrmann.  Production Design by George W. Davis, Richard Day.  Costume Design by Eleanor Behm.  Film Editing by Dorothy Spencer.  Academy Awards 1947. Gene Tierney decides to break free of her…

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Seven Sinners (1940)

TAY GARNETT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1940.  Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by John Meehan, Harry Tugend, based on the original story by Ladislas Fodor, Laszlo Vadnay.  Cinematography by Rudolph Mate.  Produced by Joe Pasternak.  Music by Hans J. Salter, Frank Skinner.  Production Design by Jack Otterson.  Costume Design by Irene.  Film Editing by Ted J. Kent.   Good songs, fun costumes, Marlene Dietrich‘s eyebrows:…

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How Green Was My Valley (1941)

JOHN FORD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1941.  Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.  Screenplay by Philip Dunne, based on the novel by Richard Llewellyn.  Cinematography by Arthur C. Miller.  Produced by Darryl F. Zanuck.  Music by Alfred Newman.  Production Design by Richard Day, Nathan Juran.  Costume Design by Gwen Wakeling.  Film Editing by James B. Clark.   Wonderful Oscar-winner undeservedly beat Citizen Kane for the best…

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What Ever Happened To Baby Jane? (1962)

ROBERT ALDRICH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1962.  The Associates & Aldrich Company.  Screenplay by Lukas Heller, based on the novel by Henry Farrell.  Cinematography by Ernest Haller.  Produced by Robert Aldrich.  Music by Frank De Vol.  Production Design by William Glasgow.  Costume Design by Norma Koch.  Film Editing by Michael Luciano.  Academy Awards 1962.  Cannes Film Festival 1963.  Golden Globe Awards 1962.  Bette…

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