Accident (1967)

JOSEPH LOSEY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB United Kingdom, 1967. Royal Avenue Chelsea. Screenplay by Harold Pinter, based on the novel by Nicholas Mosley. Cinematography by Gerry Fisher. Produced by Joseph Losey, Norman Priggen. Music by John Dankworth. Production Design by Carmen Dillon. Costume Design by Beatrice Dawson. Film Editing by Reginald Beck. None…

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The Happiest Millionaire (1967)

NORMAN TOKAR Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.    USA, 1967.  Walt Disney Productions.  Screenplay by AJ Carothers, based on the play by Kyle Crichton and the book by Cordelia Drexel Biddle and Kyle Crichton.  Cinematography by Edward Colman.  Produced by Walt Disney.  Music by Jack Elliott, Richard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman.  Production Design…

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The Dirty Dozen (1967)

ROBERT ALDRICH Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 1967.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, MKH, Seven Arts Productions.  Screenplay by Nunnally Johnson, Lukas Heller, based on the novel by E.M. Nathanson.  Cinematography by Edward Scaife.  Produced by Kenneth Hyman.  Music by Frank De Vol.  Production Design by William Hutchinson.  Film Editing by Michael Luciano. It’s 1944 and…

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The Stranger (1967)

LUCHINO VISCONTI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.   Original title:  Lo straniero Italy/France/Algeria, 1967.  Dino de Laurentiis Cinematografica, Master Film, Marianne Productions, Casbah Film.  Screenplay by Suso Cecchi D’Amico, Georges Conchon, Luchino Visconti, script revisions by Emmanuel Roblès, based on the novel by Albert Camus.  Cinematography by Giuseppe Rotunno.  Produced by Alfredo De Laurentiis.  Music by Piero Piccioni.  Production Design by Mario…

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The Whisperers (1967)

BRYAN FORBES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  United Kingdom, 1967.  Seven Pines.  Screenplay by Bryan Forbes, based on the novel by Robert Nicolson.  Cinematography by Gerry Turpin.  Produced by Michael Laughlin, Ronald Shedlo.  Music by John Barry.  Production Design by Ray Simm.  Costume Design by Julie Harris.  Film Editing by Anthony Harvey.   Edith Evans is excellent as a woman who is slowly losing touch with…

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Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967)

GEORGE ROY HILL Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.  USA, 1967.  Universal Pictures, Ross Hunter Productions.  Screenplay by Richard Morris.  Cinematography by Russell Metty.  Produced by Ross Hunter.  Music by Elmer Bernstein. Production Design by Alexander Golitzen, George C. Webb.  Costume Design by Jean Louis.  Film Editing by Stuart Gilmore.   Julie Andrews is a jazz baby who is determined to be the…

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Far From The Madding Crowd (1967)

JOHN SCHLESINGER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  United Kingdom, 1967.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Vic Films Productions.  Screenplay by Frederic Raphael, based on the novel by Thomas Hardy.  Cinematography by Nicolas Roeg. Produced by Joseph Janni.  Music by Richard Rodney Bennett.  Production Design by Richard Macdonald.  Costume Design by Alan Barrett.  Film Editing by Malcolm Cooke.   Thomas Hardy’s tale of love and property is adapted…

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Hurry Sundown (1967)

OTTO PREMINGER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1967.  Otto Preminger Films.  Screenplay by Horton Foote, Thomas C. Ryan, based on the novel by Bert Gilden, Katya Gilden.  Cinematography by Loyal Griggs, Milton R. Krasner.  Produced by Otto Preminger.  Music by Hugo Montenegro.  Production Design by Gene Callahan.  Costume Design by Estevez.  Film Editing by Tony de Zarraga, Louis R. Loeffler, James D. Wells.   Dramatically…

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The Taming Of The Shrew (1967)

FRANCO ZEFFIRELLI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Italy/USA, 1967.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Royal Films International, F.A.I..  Screenplay by Suso Cecchi D’Amico, Franco Zeffirelli, Paul Dehn, based on the play by William Shakespeare.  Cinematography by Oswald Morris.  Produced by Elizabeth Taylor.  Music by Nino Rota.  Production Design by Lorenzo Mongiardino.  Costume Design by Danilo Donati.  Film Editing by Peter Taylor.   The…

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Elvira Madigan (1967)

BO WIDERBERG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  Sweden, 1967.  Europa Film.  Directed by Bo Widerberg.  Screenplay by Bo Widerberg.  Cinematography by Jorgen Persson.  Produced by Waldemar Bergendahl, Peter Fernandez.  Film Editing by Bo Widerberg.   A simple story of a tragic love affair is told with affection and beauty in this lovingly photographed drama. A 19th century Swedish soldier leaves his post and his wife…

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Ulysses (1967)

JOSEPH STRICK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 1967.  Laser Film Corporation, Ulysses Film Production.  Screenplay by Fred Haines, Joseph Strick, based on the novel by James Joyce.  Cinematography by Wolfgang Suschitzky.  Produced by Joseph Strick.  Music by Stanley Myers.  Production Design by Graham Probst.  Costume Design by Betty Long.  Film Editing by Reginald Mills.   Joseph Strick set himself no mean task when he…

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Closely Watched Trains (1966)

JIRI MENZEL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB Original title:  Ostre Sledovane Vlaky Czechoslovakia, 1966.  Filmové studio Barrandov.  Screenplay by Bohumil Hrabal, Jiri Menzel, based on the novel by Bohumil Hrabal.  Cinematography by Jaromir Sofr.  Produced by Zdenek Oves.  Music by Jir Sust.  Production Design by Oldrich Bosak.  Costume Design by Olga Dimitrovova.  Film Editing by Jirina Lukesova.  Podcast: My Criterions.   Jiri Menzel’s Oscar winning film is…

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