The Beauty Of The Devil (1950)

RENE CLAIR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Original title:  La Beaute du Diable Alternate title:  Beauty And The Devil France/Italy, 1950.  London Films, Universalia Film, Ente Nazionale Industrie Cinematografiche.  Screenplay by Rene Clair, Armand Salacrou.  Cinematography by Michel Kelber. Produced by Salvo D’Angelo.  Music by Roman Vlad.  Production Design by Franco Lolli.  Costume Design by Mayo.  Film Editing by James Cuenet.   Michel Simon plays a…

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Les Liaisons Dangereuses (1959)

ROGER VADIM Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  Alternate title:  Dangerous Love Affairs Italy/France, 1959.  Les Films Marceau-Cocinor.  Dialogue and adaptation by Roger Vailland, Roger Vadim, Claude Brule, Screenplay by Roger Vailland, based on the novel by Choderlos de Laclos.  Cinematography by Marcel Grignon.  Music by James Campbell, Duke Jordan, Thelonious Monk.  Production Design by Robert Guisgand.  Costume Design by Gladys De Segonzac.  Film Editing…

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La Ronde (1950)

MAX OPHULS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  France, 1950.  Films Sacha Gordine, Janus Film.  Adaptation by Jacques Natanson, Max Ophuls, Dialogue by Jacques Natanson, based on the play Reigen by Arthur Schnitzler.  Cinematography by Christian Matras.  Produced by Ralph Baum, Sacha Gordine.  Music by Oscar Straus.  Production Design by Jean d’Eaubonne.  Costume Design by Georges Annenkov.  Film Editing by Leonide Azar.   Max Ophuls…

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Fanfan La Tulipe (1952)

CHRISTIAN-JAQUE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Italy/France, 1952.  Amato Produzione, Filmsonor, Les Films Ariane, Rizzoli Editore.  Original scenario by Rene Wheeler, Rene Fallet, Adaptation by Christian-Jaque, Henri Jeanson, Rene Wheeler, dialogue by Henri Jeanson.  Cinematography by Christian Matras.  Produced by Alexandre Mnouchkine.  Music by Maurice Thiriet, Georges Van Parys.  Production Design by Robert Gys.  Costume Design by Marcel Escoffier.  Film Editing by Jacques…

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