Bright Road (1953)

GERALD MAYER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5 USA, 1953.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.   Screenplay by Emmet Lavery, based on the story See How They Run by Mary Elizabeth Vroman.  Cinematography by Alfred Gilks.   Produced by Sol Baer Fielding.    Music by David Rose.    Production Design by Cedric Gibbons, Eddie Imazu.  Film Editing by Joseph Dervin.   Dorothy…

Rate this:

Island In The Sun (1957)

ROBERT ROSSEN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB United Kingdom/USA, 1957. Darryl F. Zanuck Productions. Screenplay by Alfred Hayes, based on the novel by Alec Waugh. Cinematography by Freddie Young. Produced by Darryl F. Zanuck. Music by Malcolm Arnold. Production Design by William C. Andrews. Costume Design by Phyllis Dalton, David Ffolkes. Film Editing by…

Rate this:

Porgy And Bess (1959)

OTTO PREMINGER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 1959.  The Samuel Goldwyn Company.  Screenplay by N. Richard Nash, based on the musical by DuBose Heyward, from the play by Dorothy Heyward.  Cinematography by Leon Shamroy.  Produced by Samuel Goldwyn.  Music by George Gershwin.  Production Design by Oliver Smith.  Costume Design by Irene Sharaff.  Film…

Rate this:

Girl 27 (2007)

DAVID STENN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.   USA, 2007.  TLR Productions.  Screenplay by David Stenn.   Cinematography by Peter B. Good.   Produced by David Stenn.   Music by Hal Lindes.   Production Design by Shawn Berry.    Film Editing by Tessa Davis. In the days when all of Hollywood was run by a handful of studios that operated as kingdoms of entertainment,…

Rate this:

A Day At The Races (1937)

SAM WOOD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB USA, 1937.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Story by Robert Pirosh, George Seaton, Screenplay by Robert Pirosh, George Seaton, George Oppenheimer.  Cinematography by Joseph Ruttenberg.  Produced by Irving Thalberg, Lawrence Weingarten, Sam Wood.  Music by Franz Waxman.  Production Design by Cedric Gibbons.  Costume Design by Dolly Tree.  Film Editing by Frank E. Hull.    Reviews of this film always…

Rate this:

Carmen Jones (1954)

OTTO PREMINGER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1954.  Otto Preminger Films.  Screenplay by Harry Kleiner, based on the libretto by Oscar Hammerstein II, and the novel by Prosper Merimee.   Cinematography by Sam Leavitt.  Produced by Otto Preminger.  Music by Georges Bizet, Herschel Burke Gilbert.  Production Design by Edward L. Ilou.  Costume Design by Mary Ann Nyberg.  Film Editing by Louis…

Rate this: