The Revolt of Mamie Stover (1956)

RAOUL WALSH Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB USA, 1956. Twentieth Century Fox. Screenplay by Sydney Boehm, based on the novel by William Bradford Huie. Cinematography by Leo Tover. Produced by Buddy Adler. Music by Hugo Friedhofer. Production Design by Mark-Lee Kirk, Lyle R. Wheeler. Costume Design by Travilla. Film Editing by Louis R. Loeffler….

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A Hatful Of Rain (1957)

FRED ZINNEMANN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 1957.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Michael V. Gazzo, Alfred Hayes, Carl Foreman, based on the play by Michael V. Gazzo.  Cinematography by Joseph MacDonald.  Produced by Buddy Adler.  Music by Bernard Herrmann.  Production Design by Leland Fuller, Lyle R. Wheeler.  Costume Design by Mary Wills.   Film Editing by Dorothy Spencer.  Fred Zinnemann…

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The Inn Of The Sixth Happiness (1958)

MARK ROBSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1958.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Isobel Lennart, based on the novel The Small Woman by Alan Burgess.  Cinematography by Freddie Young.  Produced by Buddy Adler.  Music by Malcolm Arnold.  Production Design by John Box, Geoffrey Drake.  Costume Design by Margaret Furse.  Film Editing by Ernest Walter.   Ingrid Bergman  plays a dedicated woman who wants more…

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Love Is A Many-Splendored Thing (1955)

HENRY KING Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1955.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by John Patrick, based on the novel by Han Suyin.  Cinematography by Leon Shamroy.  Produced by Buddy Adler.  Music by Alfred Newman.  Production Design by George W. Davis, Lyle R. Wheeler.  Costume Design by Charles Le Maire.  Film Editing by William Reynolds.  Melodrama was hardly ever more purple than…

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From Here To Eternity (1953)

FRED ZINNEMANN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1953.  Columbia Pictures Corporation.  Directed by Fred Zinnemann.  Screenplay by Daniel Taradash, based on the novel by James Jones.  Cinematography by Burnett Guffey.  Produced by Buddy Adler.  Music by George Duning.  Production Design by Cary Odell.  Costume Design by Jean Louis.  Film Editing by William A. Lyon.   Romance develops between a military wife (Deborah Kerr) and…

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South Pacific (1958)

JOSHUA LOGAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1958.  Magna Theatre Corporation, South Pacific Enterprises.  Screenplay by Paul Osborn, based on the play by Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II, from the book Tales of the South Pacific by James A. Michener. Cinematography by Leon Shamroy.  Produced by Buddy Adler, Richard Rodgers.  Music by Alfred Newman.  Production Design by John DeCuir, Lyle…

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Bus Stop (1956)

JOSHUA LOGAN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 1956.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by George Axelrod, based on the play by William Inge.  Cinematography by Milton R. Krasner.   Produced by Buddy Adler.   Music by Cyril J. Mockridge, Alfred Newman.   Production Design by Mark-Lee Kirk, Lyle R. Wheeler.   Costume Design by Travilla.    Film Editing by William Reynolds.    …

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Anastasia (1956)

ANATOLE LITVAK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1956.  Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.  Screenplay by Arthur Laurents, based on the play by Marcelle Maurette, adapted by Guy Bolton.  Cinematography by Jack Hildyard.  Produced by Buddy Adler.  Music by Alfred Newman.  Production Design by Andrej Andrejew, William C. Andrews.  Costume Design by Rene Hubert.  Film Editing by Bert Bates.   After having been ejected…

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Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957)

JOHN HUSTON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1957.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by John Lee Mahin, John Huston, based on the novel by Charles Shaw.  Cinematography by Oswald Morris.  Produced by Buddy Adler, Eugene Frenke.  Music by Georges Auric.  Production Design by Stephen B. Grimes.  Costume Design by Elizabeth Haffenden.  Film Editing by Russell Lloyd.   A Marine Corporal (Robert Mitchum) is…

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