Tea For Two (1950)

DAVID BUTLER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  USA, 1950.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Harry Clork, based on the play by Frank Mandel, Otto A. Harbach, Vincent Youmans, Emil Nyitray and the play by Irving Caesar and William Jacobs.  Cinematography by Wilfrid M. Cline.  Produced by William Jacobs.  Music by Howard Jackson.  Production Design by Douglas Bacon.  Costume Design by Leah Rhodes.  Film…

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Carousel (1956)

HENRY KING Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   USA, 1956.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Phoebe Ephron, Henry Ephron, adapted by Benjamin Glazer, based on the stage book by Oscar Hammerstein II, from the musical play Liliom by Ferenc Molnar.  Cinematography by Charles G. Clarke.  Produced by Henry Ephron.  Music by Alfred Newman.  Production Design by Jack Martin Smith, Lyle R. Wheeler.  Costume Design…

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Oklahoma! (1955)

FRED ZINNEMANN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1955.  Magna Theatre Corporation, Rodgers & Hammerstein Productions.  Screenplay by Sonya Levien, William Ludwig, based on the musical play by Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II, from the play Green Grow The Rushes by Lynn Riggs.  Cinematography by Robert Surtees.  Produced by Arthur Hornblow Jr..  Music by Richard Rodgers.  Production Design by Oliver Smith.  Costume…

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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 Design by Douglas Bacon.  Costume Design by Milo Anderson, Marjorie Best.  Film Editing by Thomas Reilly. Looking in to cash on the success of MGM’s Meet Me…

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The West Point Story (1950)

ROY DEL RUTH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  Alternate title:  Fine and Dandy USA, 1950.  Warner Bros..  Story by Irving Wallace, Screenplay by John Monks Jr., Charles Hoffman, Irving Wallace.  Cinematography by Sidney Hickox.  Produced by Louis F. Edelman.  Music by Howard Jackson.  Production Design by Charles H. Clarke.  Costume Design by Marjorie Best, Milo Anderson.  Film Editing by Owen Marks.   Even…

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By The Light Of The Silvery Moon (1953)

DAVID BUTLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1953.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Robert O’Brien, Irving Elinson, suggested by the Penrod stories by Booth Tarkington.  Cinematography by Wilfred M. Cline.  Produced by William Jacobs.  Music by Max Steiner.  Production Design by John Beckman.  Costume Design by Leah Rhodes.  Film Editing by Irene Morra.   Superior sequel to On Moonlight Bay that continues to rip off Meet…

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