Patton (1970)

FRANKLIN J. SCHAFFNER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1970.  Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.  Screen story and screenplay by Francis Ford Coppola, Edmund H. North, based on factual material from Patton: Ordeal and Triumph by Ladislas Fargo, and A Soldier’s Star by Omar N. Bradley.  Cinematography by Fred J. Koenekamp.  Produced by Frank McCarthy.  Music by Jerry Goldsmith.  Production Design by Urie…

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The Seven Year Itch (1955)

BILLY WILDER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1955.  Charles K. Feldman Group, Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Billy Wilder, George Axelrod, based on the play by George Axelrod.  Cinematography by Milton R. Krasner.  Produced by Charles K. Feldman, Billy Wilder.  Music by Alfred Newman.  Production Design by George W. Davis, Lyle R. Wheeler.  Costume Design by Travilla.  Film Editing by Hugh S. Fowler.  …

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Love Me Tender (1956)

ROBERT D. WEBB Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1956.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Story by Maurice Geraghty, Screenplay by Robert Buckner.  Cinematography by Leo Tover.  Produced by David Weisbart.  Music by Lionel Newman.  Production Design by Maurice Ransford, Lyle R. Wheeler.  Costume Design by Mary Wills.  Film Editing by Hugh S. Fowler.   Ridiculous melodrama that is merely an excuse for Elvis Presley (in his film debut)…

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Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (1957)

FRANK TASHLIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1957.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Story and Screenplay by Frank Tashlin, based on the play by George Axelrod.  Cinematography by Joseph MacDonald.  Produced by Frank Tashlin.  Music by Cyril J. Mockridge.  Production Design by Leland Fuller, Lyle R. Wheeler.  Costume Design by Charles Le Maire.  Film Editing by Hugh S. Fowler.   The rise of consumer…

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Phone Call From A Stranger (1952)

JEAN NEGULESCO Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 1952.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Nunnally Johnson, based on the story by I.A.R. Wylie.  Cinematography by Milton R. Krasner.  Produced by Nunnally Johnson.  Music by Franz Waxman.  Production Design by J. Russell Spencer, Lyle R. Wheeler.  Costume Design by Elois Jenssen.  Film Editing by Hugh S. Fowler.   After a plane crash takes the lives…

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Planet Of The Apes (1968)

FRANKLIN J. SCHAFFNER Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.5.   USA, 1968.  APJAC Productions, Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.  Screenplay by Michael Wilson, Rod Serling, based on the novel by Pierre Boulle.  Cinematography by Leon Shamroy.  Produced by Arthur P. Jacobs.  Music by Jerry Goldsmith.  Production Design by William J. Creber, Jack Martin Smith.  Costume Design by Morton Haack.  Film Editing by Hugh S. Fowler.  …

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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

HOWARD HAWKS Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.5.  USA, 1953.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Charles Lederer, based on the musical comedy by Joseph Fields, Anita Loos.  Cinematography by Harry J. Wild.  Produced by Sol C. Siegel.  Music by Leigh Harline, Lionel Newman, Hal Schaefer, Herbert W. Spencer.  Production Design by Lyle R. Wheeler, Joseph C. Wright.  Costume Design by Travilla.  Film Editing by Hugh…

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