My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Lady Be Good (1941)

NORMAN Z. McLEOD Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 1941.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Story by Jack McGowan, Screenplay by Jack McGowan, Kay Van Riper, John McClain.  Cinematography by George J. Folsey, … Continue reading

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April 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

Panama Hattie (1942)

NORMAN Z. McLEOD Bil’s rating (out of 5): B.  USA, 1942.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Jack McGowan, Wilkie C. Mahoney, based on the play by Herbert Fields, Buddy G. DeSylva. Cinematography by George J. … Continue reading

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November 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

Good News (1947)

CHARLES WALTERS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1947.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Betty Comden, Adolph Green, based on the play by Lew Brown, Laurence Schwab, Frank Mandel, Buddy G. DeSylva, Ray Henderson.  Cinematography by Charles … Continue reading

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February 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Words And Music (1948)

NORMAN TAUROG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1948.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Story by Guy Bolton, Jean Holloway, Adaptation by Ben Feiner Jr.,  Screenplay by Fred F. Finklehoffe.  Cinematography by Charles Rosher, Harry Stradling Sr..  Produced by … Continue reading

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January 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Little Nellie Kelly (1940)

NORMAN TAUROG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1940.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Jack McGowan, based on the musical comedy by George M. Cohan.  Cinematography by Ray June.  Produced by Arthur Freed.  Music by George Bassman, Roger Edens, George … Continue reading

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An American In Paris (1951)

VINCENTE MINNELLI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1951.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Story and Screenplay by Alan Jay Lerner.  Cinematography by Alfred Gilks.  Produced by Arthur Freed.  Music by Conrad Salinger.  Production Design by E. Preston … Continue reading

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August 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)

VINCENTE MINNELLI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1944. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Irving Brecher, Fred F. Finklehoffe, based on the book by Sally Benson.  Cinematography by George J. Folsey.  Produced by Arthur Freed.  Music by Roger … Continue reading

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August 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Clock (1945)

VINCENTE MINNELLI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1945.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Story by Paul Gallico, Pauline Gallico, Screenplay by Robert Nathan, Joseph Schrank.  Cinematography by George J. Folsey.  Produced by Arthur Freed.  Music by George Bassman.  Production … Continue reading

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August 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Pirate (1948)

VINCENTE MINNELLI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1948.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Albert Hackett, Frances Goodrich, based on the play by S.N. Behrman.  Cinematography by Harry Stradling Sr..  Produced by Arthur Freed.  Music by … Continue reading

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Brigadoon (1954)

VINCENTE MINNELLI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1954.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Alan Jay Lerner, based on his musical play.  Cinematography by Joseph Ruttenberg.  Produced by Arthur Freed.  Music by Conrad Salinger.  Production Design … Continue reading

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August 15, 2013 · 1 Comment

Gigi (1958)

VINCENTE MINNELLI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1958.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Alan Jay Lerner, based on the novel by Colette.  Cinematography by Joseph Ruttenberg.  Produced by Arthur Freed.  Music by Andre Previn, … Continue reading

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August 15, 2013 · 1 Comment

Annie Get Your Gun

BBBB (out of 5) Rousing film adaptation of Irving Berlin’s still-hugely popular musical about legendary Wild West gunslingers Annie Oakley and Frank Butler. Annie is introduced to Buffalo Bill’s travelling … Continue reading

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August 15, 2013 · Leave a comment