My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Verdict (1946)

DON SIEGEL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 1946.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Peter Milne, Israel Zangwill.  Cinematography by Ernest Haller.  Produced by William Jacobs.  Music by Friedrich Hollaender.  Production Design by Ted Smith.  Costume Design by … Continue reading

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January 24, 2019 · Leave a comment

Dangerous (1935)

ALFRED E. GREEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1935.  Warner Bros..  Story and Screenplay by Laird Doyle.  Cinematography by Ernest Haller.  Music by Ray Heindorf, Bernhard Kaun, Heinz Roemheld.  Production Design by Hugh … Continue reading

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November 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Emperor Jones (1933)

DUDLEY MURPHY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1933.  John Krimsky and Gifford Cochran Inc..  Screenplay by DuBose Heyward, based on the play by Eugene O’Neill. Cinematography by Ernest Haller.  Produced by Gifford Cochran, … Continue reading

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April 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Mr. Skeffington

BB.5 (out of 5) As with many similar soap opera films in which Bette Davis appeared, this one provides her with a magnificently juicy role while being in itself a grand … Continue reading

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January 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Rebel Without A Cause (1955)

NICHOLAS RAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1955.  Warner Bros..  Story by Nicholas Ray, Screenplay by Stewart Stern, adaptation by Irving Shulman. Cinematography by Ernest Haller.  Produced by David Weisbart.  Music by Leonard Rosenman.  Production Design … Continue reading

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December 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Night After Night (1932)

ARCHIE MAYO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1932.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Vincent Lawrence, continuity by Kathryn Scola, based on the story Single Night by Louis Bromfield.  Cinematography by Ernest Haller.  Produced … Continue reading

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November 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dead Ringer

BB.5 (out of 5) It’s hard to contain Bette Davis into one role, so from time to time you’ve got to give her two. Playing twins for the second time in … Continue reading

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October 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dark Victory (1939)

EDMUND GOULDING Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1939.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Casey Robinson, from the play by George Emerson Brewer Jr., Bertram Bloch.  Cinematography by Ernest Haller.  Produced by Hal B. Wallis.  Music by … Continue reading

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August 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Jezebel (1938)

WILLIAM WYLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1938.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Clements Ripley, Abem Finkel, John Huston, based on the play by Owen Davis.  Cinematography by Ernest Haller.  Produced by Hal B. Wallis.  Music … Continue reading

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August 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

All This, and Heaven Too (1940)

ANATOLE LITVAK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1940.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Casey Robinson, based on the novel by Rachel Field.  Cinematography by Ernest Haller.  Produced by Anatole Litvak.  Music by Max Steiner.  Production Design by … Continue reading

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August 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

In This Our Life (1942)

JOHN HUSTON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1942.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Howard Koch, based on the novel by Ellen Glasgow.  Cinematography by Ernest Haller.  Produced by Hal B. Wallis.  Music by Max Steiner.  Production Design … Continue reading

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July 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

On Moonlight Bay (1951)

ROY DEL RUTH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1951.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Jack Rose, Melville Shavelson, based on Penrod Stories by Booth Tarkington.  Cinematography by Ernest Haller.  Produced by William Jacobs.  Music by Max Steiner.  Production … Continue reading

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July 10, 2013 · Leave a comment