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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The Frogmen (1951)

LLOYD BACON Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 1951.  Twentieth Century Fox,.  Story by Oscar Millard, Screenplay by John Tucker Battle.  Cinematography by Norbert Brodine.  Produced by Samuel G. Engel.  Music by Cyril J. Mockridge.  Production Design by Albert Hogsett, Lyle R. Wheeler.  Costume Design by Charles Le Maire.  Film Editing by William Reynolds….

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The Enemy Below (1957)

DICK POWELL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 1957.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Wendell Mayes, based on the novel by D.A. Rayner.  Cinematography by Harold Rosson.  Produced by Dick Powell.  Music by Leigh Harline.  Production Design by Albert Hogsett, Lyle R. Wheeler.  Costume Design by Charles Le Maire.  Film Editing by Stuart Gilmore. …

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Kiss Of Death (1947)

HENRY HATHAWAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1947.  Twentieth Century Fox. Story by Eleazar Lipsky, Screenplay by Ben Hecht, Charles Lederer. Cinematography by Norbert Brodine. Produced by Fred Kohlmar. Music by David Buttolph. Production Design by Leland Fuller, Lyle R. Wheeler. Costume Design by Charles Le Maire. Film Editing by J. Watson Webb Jr..  Victor Mature goes to…

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Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (1957)

FRANK TASHLIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1957.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Story and Screenplay by Frank Tashlin, based on the play by George Axelrod.  Cinematography by Joseph MacDonald.  Produced by Frank Tashlin.  Music by Cyril J. Mockridge.  Production Design by Leland Fuller, Lyle R. Wheeler.  Costume Design by Charles Le Maire.  Film Editing by Hugh S. Fowler.   The rise of consumer…

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The Girl Can’t Help It (1956)

FRANK TASHLIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1956.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Frank Tashlin, Herbert Baker, based on the novel Do Re Mi by Garson Kanin.  Cinematography by Leon Shamroy.  Produced by Frank Tashlin.  Music by Leigh Harline, Lionel Newman.  Production Design by Leland Fuller, Lyle R. Wheeler.  Costume Design by Charles Le Maire.  Film Editing by James B. Clark.   Tom Ewell is pressured…

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Let’s Make It Legal (1951)

RICHARD SALE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1951.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Story by Mortimer Braus, Screenplay by I.A.L. Diamond, F. Hugh Herbert.  Cinematography by Lucien Ballard.  Produced by Robert Bassler.  Music by Cyril J. Mockridge.  Production Design by Albert Hogsett, Lyle R. Wheeler.  Costume Design by Charles Le Maire, Renie.  Film Editing by Robert Fritch.   Claudette Colbert and Macdonald Carey are on the brink of…

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Woman’s World (1954)

JEAN NEGULESCO Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 1954.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Claude Binyon, Russel Crouse, Howard Lindsay, Mary Loos, Richard Sale, from a story by Mona Williams.  Cinematography by Joseph MacDonald.  Produced by Charles Brackett.  Music by Cyril J. Mockridge.  Production Design by Lyle R. Wheeler.  Costume Design by Charles Le Maire.  Film Editing by Louis R. Loeffler. This film…

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With A Song In My Heart (1952)

WALTER LANG Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB USA, 1952.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Lamar Trotti.  Cinematography by Leon Shamroy.  Produced by Lamar Trotti.  Music by Alfred Newman.  Production Design by Lyle R. Wheeler, Joseph C. Wright.  Costume Design by Charles Le Maire.  Film Editing by J. Watson Webb Jr..   Enormously enjoyable musical biopic of World World II songstress Jane Frohman. Frohman…

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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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All About Eve (1950)

JOSEPH L. MANKIEWICZ Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1950.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, inspired by the story The Wisdom Of Eve by Mary Orr.  Cinematography by Milton R. Krasner.  Produced by Darryl F. Zanuck.  Music by Alfred Newman.  Production Design by George W. Davis, Lyle R. Wheeler.  Costume Design by Edith Head, Charles Le Maire.  Film Editing by Barbara McLean.  …

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The Razor’s Edge (1946)

EDMUND GOULDING Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1946.  Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.  Screenplay by Lamar Trotti, based on the novel by W. Somerset Maugham. Cinematography by Arthur C. Miller.  Produced by Darryl F. Zanuck.  Music by Alfred Newman.  Production Design by Richard Day, Nathan Juran.  Costume Design by Oleg Cassini, Charles Le Maire.  Film Editing by J. Watson Webb Jr..   Excellent…

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