State Fair (1933)

HENRY KING Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB USA, 1933.  Fox Film Corporation.  Screenplay by Sonya Levien, Paul Green, based on the novel by Philip Stong.  Cinematography by Hal Mohr.  Produced by Winfield R. Sheehan.  Music by Louis De Francesco.  Production Design by Duncan Cramer.  Costume Design by Rita Kaufman.  Film Editing by Robert Bischoff….

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The Fabulous Dorseys (1947)

ALFRED E. GREEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  Alternate title:  The Fighting Dorseys USA, 1947.  Charles R. Rogers Productions.  Story and Screenplay by Richard English, Art Arthur, Curtis Kenyon.  Cinematography by James Van Trees.  Produced by Charles R. Rogers.  Music by Louis Forbes, Leo Shuken.  Production Design by Duncan Cramer.  Costume Design by Maria P. Donovan.  Film Editing by George M. Arthur.   The…

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A Night In Casablanca (1946)

ARCHIE MAYO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1946.  Loma Vista Productions.  Original screenplay by Joseph Fields, Roland Kibbee.  Cinematography by James Van Trees.  Produced by David L. Loew.  Music by Werner Janssen.  Production Design by Duncan Cramer.  Film Editing by Gregg G. Tallas.   Sub-par material for the Marx Brothers, but even bad Marx comedies are better than just about anything…

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D.O.A. (1950)

RUDOLPH MATE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1950.  Harry Popkin Productions.  Story and Screenplay by Russell Rouse, Clarence Greene.  Cinematography by Ernest Laszlo.  Produced by Leo C. Popkin.  Music by Dimitri Tiomkin.  Production Design by Duncan Cramer.  Costume Design by Maria P. Donovan.  Film Editing by Arthur H. Nadel.   Interesting twist on an old formula has Edmond O’Brien show up at police headquarters…

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Copacabana (1947)

ALFRED E. GREEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1947.  Beacon Productions.  Story by Laszlo Vadnay, Screenplay by Laszlo Vadnay, Howard Harris, Allen Boretz, additional dialogue by Sydney Zelinka.  Cinematography by Bert Glennon.  Produced by Sam Coslow.  Music by Edward Ward.  Production Design by Duncan Cramer.  Costume Design by Barjansky.  Film Editing by Philip Cahn.  Carmen Miranda and Groucho Marx work at the famous…

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