A Double Life (1947)

GEORGE CUKOR Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB. USA, 1947.  Kanin Productions.  Screenplay by Ruth Gordon, Garson Kanin. Cinematography by Milton R. Krasner.  Produced by Michael Kanin.  Music by Miklos Rozsa.  Production Design by Harry Horner.  Costume Design by Travis Banton, Yvonne Wood.  Film Editing by Robert Parrish.   Ronald Colman plays a famous Broadway actor who struggles with detaching from the job,…

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Move Over, Darling (1963)

MICHAEL GORDON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1963.  Melcher-Arcola Productions.  Screenplay by Hal Kanter, Jack Sher, based on a story by Bella Spewack, Sam Spewack, Leo McCarey, and a screenplay by Bella Spewack, Sam Spewack.  Cinematography by Daniel L. Fapp.  Produced by Martin Melcher, Aaron Rosenberg.  Music by Lionel Newman.  Production Design by Hilyard M. Brown, Jack Martin Smith.  Costume Design…

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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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Inherit The Wind (1960)

STANLEY KRAMER Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  USA, 1960.  Stanley Kramer Productions.  Screenplay by Nedrick Young, Harold Jacob Smith, based on the play by Jerome Lawrence, Robert E. Lee.  Cinematography by Ernest Laszlo.  Produced by Stanley Kramer.  Music by Ernest Gold.  Production Design by Rudolph Sternad.  Costume Design by Joe King.  Film Editing by Frederic Knudtson.   This riveting courtroom drama, based on…

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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

HOWARD HAWKS Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.5.  USA, 1953.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Charles Lederer, based on the musical comedy by Joseph Fields, Anita Loos.  Cinematography by Harry J. Wild.  Produced by Sol C. Siegel.  Music by Leigh Harline, Lionel Newman, Hal Schaefer, Herbert W. Spencer.  Production Design by Lyle R. Wheeler, Joseph C. Wright.  Costume Design by Travilla.  Film Editing by Hugh…

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The Thrill Of It All (1963)

NORMAN JEWISON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.   USA, 1963.  Ross Hunter Productions, Arwin Productions.  Story by Larry Gelbart, Carl Reiner, Screenplay by Carl Reiner.  Cinematography by Russell Metty.  Produced by Ross Hunter, Martin Melcher.  Music by Frank De Vol.  Production Design by Robert F. Boyle, Alexander Golitzen.  Costume Design by Jean Louis.  Film Editing by Milton Carruth.   Certainly one of Doris Day‘s most energetic and…

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