How The West Was Won (1962)

JOHN FORD, HENRY HATHAWAY, GEORGE MARSHALL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.   USA, 1962.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Cinerama Productions Corp..  Screenplay by James R. Webb, suggested by his Life Magazine series “How The West Was Won”.  Cinematography by William H. Daniels, Milton R. Krasner, Charles Lang, Joseph LaShelle.  Produced by Bernard Smith.  Music by Alfred Newman.  Production Design by George W. Davis, William Ferrari,…

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Kiss Of Death (1947)

HENRY HATHAWAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1947.  Twentieth Century Fox. Story by Eleazar Lipsky, Screenplay by Ben Hecht, Charles Lederer. Cinematography by Norbert Brodine. Produced by Fred Kohlmar. Music by David Buttolph. Production Design by Leland Fuller, Lyle R. Wheeler. Costume Design by Charles Le Maire. Film Editing by J. Watson Webb Jr.. Academy Awards 1947. Golden Globe Awards…

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Go West, Young Man (1936)

HENRY HATHAWAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1936.  Emanuel Cohen Productions.  Screenplay by Mae West, based on the play by Lawrence Riley.  Cinematography by Karl Struss.  Produced by Emanuel Cohen.  Music by George Stoll, Herbert Taylor.  Production Design by Wiard Ihnen.  Costume Design by Irene Jones.  Film Editing by Ray Curtiss.   Mae West is in…

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The House On 92nd Street (1945)

HENRY HATHAWAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1945. Twentieth Century Fox. Story by Charles G. Booth, Screenplay by Barre Lyndon, Charles G. Booth, John Monks Jr.. Cinematography by Norbert Brodine. Produced by Louis De Rochemont. Music by David Buttolph. Production Design by Lewis H. Creber, Lyle R. Wheeler. Costume Design by Bonnie Cashin. Film Editing by Harmon Jones. Academy…

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Fourteen Hours (1951)

HENRY HATHAWAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1951.  Twentieth Century Fox. Story by Joel Sayre, Screenplay by John Paxton. Cinematography by Joseph MacDonald. Produced by Sol C. Siegel. Music by Alfred Newman. Production Design by Leland Fuller, Lyle R. Wheeler. Costume Design by Edward Stevenson. Film Editing by Dorothy Spencer. Academy Awards 1951.  Strangely absorbing melodrama that features terrific performances and…

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Niagara (1953)

HENRY HATHAWAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1953. Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. Screenplay by Charles Brackett, Walter Reisch, Richard L. Breen. Cinematography by Joseph MacDonald. Produced by Charles Brackett. Music by Sol Kaplan. Production Design by Maurice Ransford, Lyle R. Wheeler. Costume Design by Dorothy Jeakins. Film Editing by Barbara McLean. Other than Don’t Bother To Knock,…

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True Grit (1969)

HENRY HATHAWAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1969. Wallis-Hazen. Screenplay by Marguerite Roberts, based on the novel by Charles Portis. Cinematography by Lucien Ballard. Produced by Hal B. Wallis. Music by Elmer Bernstein. Production Design by Walter H. Tyler. Costume Design by Dorothy Jeakins. Film Editing by Warren Low. Academy Awards 1969. Golden Globe Awards 1969.  National Board of Review…

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Souls At Sea (1937)

HENRY HATHAWAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1937. Paramount Pictures. Screenplay by Grover Jones, Dale Van Every, based on a story by Ted Lesser. Cinematography by Merritt B. Gerstad, Charles Lang. Produced by Henry Hathaway, Grover Jones, Adolph Zukor. Music by W. Franke Harling, Milan Roder. Production Design by Roland Anderson, Hans Dreier. Costume Design by Edith Head. Film…

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The Lives Of A Bengal Lancer (1935)

HENRY HATHAWAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1935. Paramount Pictures. Screenplay by Waldemar Young, John L. Balderston, Achmed Abdullah, adaptation by Grover Jones, William Slavens McNutt. Cinematography by Charles Lang. Produced by Louis D. Lighton. Music by Herman Hand, John Leipold, Milan Roder, Heinz Roemheld. Production Design by Roland Anderson, Hans Dreier. Costume Design by Travis Banton. Film…

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