The Long Voyage Home (1940)

JOHN FORD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   USA, 1940.  Argosy Pictures, Walter Wanger Productions.  Screenplay by Dudley Nichols, based on four Sea Plays by Eugene O’Neill.  Cinematography by Gregg Toland.  Produced by John Ford.  Music by Richard Hageman.  Production Design by James Basevi.  Film Editing by Sherman Todd.   Four nautically-themed plays by Eugene O’Neill are strung together for a haunting and dark…

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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, John Krimsky.  Music by Frank Tours.  Production Design by Herman Rosse.  Film Editing by Grant Whytock. Paul Robeson‘s signature stage role is also one of his best-remembered films,…

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Desire Under The Elms (1958)

DELBERT MANN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1958.   Don Hartman Productions.   Screenplay by Irwin Shaw, based on the play by Eugene O’Neill.   Cinematography by Daniel L. Fapp.   Produced by Don Hartman.   Music by Elmer Bernstein.   Production Design by J. McMillan Johnson, Hal Pereira.   Costume Design by Dorothy Jeakins.   Film Editing by George Boemler.     Boring adaptation…

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Anna Christie (English Version) (1930)

CLARENCE BROWN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1930.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Frances Marion, based on the play by Eugene O’Neill.  Cinematography by William H. Daniels.  Produced by Paul Bern, Clarence Brown, Irving Thalberg.  Music by William Axt.  Production Design by Cedric Gibbons.  Costume Design by Adrian.  Film Editing by Hugh Wynn.  Garbo talks! The great actress’s first talkie is a bit of a…

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Long Day’s Journey Into Night (1962)

SIDNEY LUMET Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1962.  First Company.  Screenplay by Eugene O’Neill, based on his play.  Cinematography by Boris Kaufman.  Produced by Ely A. Landau.  Music by Andre Previn.  Production Design by Richard Sylbert.  Costume Design by Sophie Devine.  Film Editing by Ralph Rosenblum.   This film adaptation of the Eugene O’Neill play is a sobering look into a dysfunctional family….

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