My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

I’m No Angel (1933)

WESLEY RUGGLES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1933.  Paramount Pictures.  Story, Screenplay and Dialogue by Mae West, with suggestions by Lowell Brentano.  Cinematography by Leo Tover.  Produced by William LeBaron. Music by Herman Hand, … Continue reading

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January 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Three On A Match (1932)

MERVYN LeROY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1932.  First National Pictures.  Story by Kubec Glasmon, John Bright, Screenplay by Lucien Hubbard.  Cinematography by Sol Polito.  Produced by Samuel Bischoff, Darryl F. Zanuck.  Music by Leo F. Forbstein.  Production … Continue reading

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November 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Come And Get It (1936)

WILLIAM WYLER, HOWARD HAWKS, RICHARD ROSSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1936.  The Samuel Goldwyn Company.  Screenplay by Jane Murfin, Jules Furthman, based on the novel by Edna Ferber.  Cinematography by Rudolph Mate, Gregg Toland.  Produced … Continue reading

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August 23, 2013 · Leave a 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

The Devil And Daniel Webster (All That Money Can Buy)

BBBB (out of 5) Jabez Stone (James Craig) is so tired of being a hardworking, dirt-poor New Hampshire farmer that he announces that he’d sell his soul to the devil … Continue reading

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July 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Hucksters

BB (out of 5) Clark Gable looks tired in this humdrum melodrama, which marks the major American debut of the stunning Deborah Kerr.  He plays an advertising executive (or ‘Huckster’, as … Continue reading

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June 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)

FRANK CAPRA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1939.  Columbia Pictures Corporation.  Story by Lewis R. Foster, Screenplay by Sidney Buchman.  Cinematography by Joseph Walker.  Produced by Frank Capra.  Music by Dimitri Tiomkin.  Production Design … Continue reading

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June 14, 2013 · Leave a comment