An American Tragedy (1931)

JOSEF VON STERNBERG Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB USA, 1931. Paramount Pictures. Screenplay by Samuel Hoffenstein, based on the novel by Theodore Dreiser. Cinematography by Lee Garmes. Produced by Josef von Sternberg. Music by John Leipold, Ralph Rainger. Production Design by Hans Dreier. Costume Design by Travis Banton. Adapted from the same novel by…

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Flirtation Walk (1934)

FRANK BORZAGE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.    USA, 1934.  First National Pictures.  Story by Delmer Daves, Louis F. Edelman, Screenplay by Delmer Daves.  Cinematography by George Barnes, Sol Polito.  Produced by Frank Borzage.  Music by Heinz Roemhold.  Production Design by Jack Okey.  Costume Design by Orry-Kelly.  Film Editing by William Holmes.  Silly but…

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Belle Of The Nineties (1934)

LEO MCCAREY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1934.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Mae West, based on her story It Ain’t No Sin.  Cinematography by Karl Struss.  Produced by William LeBaron.  Music by Howard Jackson, John Leipold, Tom Satterfield.  Production Design by Bernard Herzbrun.  Costume Design by Travis Banton.  Film Editing by LeRoy Stone.   Mae West writes herself another fantastic vehicle in this…

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Babes On Broadway (1941)

BUSBY BERKELEY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5 USA, 1941.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Story by Fred F. Finklehoffe,Screenplay by Fred F. Finklehoffe, Elaine Ryan.  Cinematography by Lester White.  Produced by Arthur Freed.  Music by Leo Arnaud, George Bassman, George Stoll.  Production Design by Cedric Gibbons.  Costume Design by Robert Kalloch.  Film Editing by Fredrick Y. Smith.   Aimed at the audience who made Babes In Arms a big hit,…

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