Coogan’s Bluff (1968)

DON SIEGEL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 1968.  Universal Pictures, The Malpaso Company.  Story by Herman Miller, Screenplay by Herman Miller, Dean Riesner, Howard Rodman.  Cinematography by Bud Thackery.  Produced by Don Siegel.   Music by Lalo Schifrin.  Production Design by Alexander Golitzen, Robert MacKichan.  Costume Design by Helen Colvig.  Film Editing by Sam…

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The Beguiled (1971)

DON SIEGEL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   USA, 1971.  The Malpaso Company.  Screenplay by Albert Maltz, Irene Kamp,based on the novel by Thomas Cullinan.  Cinematography by Bruce Surtees.  Produced by Don Siegel.  Music by Lalo Schifrin.  Production Design by Ted Haworth.  Costume Design by Helen Colvig.  Film Editing by Carl Pingitore.  A Yankee soldier (Clint Eastwood) is found near death on the grounds…

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The Killers (1964)

DON SIEGEL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   USA, 1964.  Revue Studios.  Screenplay by Gene L. Coon, based on the story by Ernest Hemingway.  Cinematography by Richard L. Rawlings.  Produced by Don Siegel.  Music by John Williams.  Production Design by Frank Arrigo, George B. Chan.  Costume Design by Helen Colvig.  Film Editing by Richard Belding. Don Siegel excitingly remakes the Robert Siodmak classic using…

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The Andromeda Strain (1971)

ROBERT WISE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1971.  Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Nelson Gidding, based on the novel by Michael Crichton.  Cinematography by Richard H. Kline.  Produced by Robert Wise.  Music by Gil Melle.  Production Design by Boris Leven.  Costume Design by Helen Colvig.  Film Editing by Stuart Gilmore, John W. Holmes.   A deadly virus is the evil villain in this terrifying thriller adapted…

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Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory (1971)

MEL STUART Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.5. USA, 1971.  Wolper Pictures Ltd..  Screenplay by Roald Dahl, based on his book Charlie And The Chocolate Factory.  Cinematography by Arthur Ibbetson.  Produced by Stan Margulies, David L. Wolper.  Music by Leslie Bricusse, Anthony Newley.  Production Design by Harper Goff.  Costume Design by Helen Colvig.  Film Editing by David Saxon.   Roald Dahl’s most popular novel arrives…

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Two Mules For Sister Sara (1970)

DON SIEGEL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   USA/Mexico, 1970.  Universal Pictures, The Malpaso Company, Sanen Productions.  Story by Budd Boetticher, Screenplay by Albert Maltz.  Cinematography by Gabriel Figueroa.  Produced by Carroll Case, Martin Rackin.  Music by Ennio Morricone.  Production Design by Jose Rodriguez Granada.  Costume Design by Carlos Chavez, Helen Colvig.  Film Editing by Robert F. Shugrue While on a mission to find out about…

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Play Misty For Me (1971)

CLINT EASTWOOD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1971.  Universal Pictures, The Malpaso Company.  Story by Jo Heims, Screenplay by Jo Heims, Dean Riesner.  Cinematography by Bruce Surtees.  Produced by Robert Daley.  Music by Dee Barton.  Production Design by Alexander Golitzen.  Costume Design by Helen Colvig.  Film Editing by Carl Pingitore.   Well before Fatal Attraction had all of America trembling in the…

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