The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959)

TERENCE FISHER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB United Kingdom, 1959. Hammer Films. Screenplay by Peter Bryan, based on the novel by Arthur Conan Doyle. Cinematography by Jack Asher. Produced by Anthony Hinds. Music by James Bernard. Production Design by Bernard Robinson. Costume Design by Molly Arbuthnot. Film Editing by Alfred Cox. One of the…

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Eye Of the Devil (1966)

J. LEE THOMPSON Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5 Alternate Title: 13 United Kingdom, 1966. Filmways Pictures. Screenplay by Robin Estridge, Dennis Murphy, based on the novel by Robin Estridge. Cinematography by Erwin Hillier. Produced by John Calley, Martin Ransohoff. Music by Gary McFarland. Production Design by Elliot Scott. Costume Design by John Furniss. Film…

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Never Let Go (1960)

JOHN GUILLERMIN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB United Kingdom, 1960. Independent Artists, Julian Wintle/Leslie Parkyn Productions. Story by John Guillermin, Peter De Sarigny, Screenplay by Alun Falconer. Cinematography by Christopher Challis. Produced by Peter De Sarigny. Music by John Barry. Production Design by George Provis. Costume Design by Vi Murray. Film Editing by Ralph…

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Mr. Topaze (1961)

PETER SELLERS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5 Alternate Title: I Like Money United Kingdom, 1961. Dimitri De Grunwald Production. Screenplay by Pierre Rouve, based on the play by Marcel Pagnol. Cinematography by John Wilcox. Produced by Pierre Rouve. Music by Georges Van Parys. Production Design by Donald M. Ashton. Costume Design by Pierre Balmain,…

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I’m All Right, Jack (1959)

JOHN BOULTING Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5 United Kingdom, 1959. Charter Film Productions, Boulting Brothers. Screenplay by Frank Harvey, John Boulting, with Alan Hackney, based on his novel. Cinematography by Mutz Greenbaum. Produced by Ray Boulting. Music by Ken Hare. Production Design by William C. Andrews. Costume Design by John McCorry. Film Editing by…

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Only Two Can Play (1962)

SIDNEY GILLIAT Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB United Kingdom, 1962. Vale Film Productions. Screenplay by Bryan Forbes, based on the novel by That Uncertain Feeling by Kingsley Amis. Cinematography by John Wilcox. Produced by Leslie Gilliat. Music by Richard Rodney Bennett.  Production Design by Albert Witherick. Costume Design by Muriel Dickson. Film Editing by…

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The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes’ Smarter Brother (1975)

GENE WILDER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB. Alternate title: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes’ Smarter Brother United Kingdom/USA, 1975.  Jouer Films, Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Gene Wilder, based on characters created by Arthur Conan Doyle.  Cinematography by Gerry Fisher.  Produced by Richard A. Roth.   Music by John Morris.  Production Design by Terence Marsh. …

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On A Clear Day You Can See Forever (1970)

VINCENTE MINNELLI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1970.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Alan Jay Lerner, based on his play.  Cinematography by Harry Stradling Sr..  Produced by Howard W. Koch.  Music by Nelson Riddle.  Production Design by John DeCuir.  Costume Design by Cecil Beaton, Arnold Scaasi.  Film Editing by David Bretherton. University student Barbra Streisand checks into psychiatrist Yves Montand‘s office for…

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The Pink Panther (1963)

BLAKE EDWARDS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 1963.  Mirisch G-E Productions.  Screenplay by Blake Edwards, Maurice Richlin.  Cinematography by Philip H. Lathrop.  Produced by Martin Jurow.  Music by Henry Mancini.  Production Design by Fernando Carrere.  Costume Design by Annalisa Nasalli-Rocca, Yves Saint-Laurent.  Film Editing by Ralph E. Winters.   Henry Mancini’s cool-as-ice jazz score is just the beginning of enjoying…

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The Italian Job (1969)

PETER COLLINSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.  United Kingdom, 1969.  Oakhurst Productions.  Screenplay by Troy Kennedy-Martin.  Cinematography by Douglas Slocombe.  Produced by Michael Deeley.  Music by Quincy Jones.  Production Design by Disley Jones.  Costume Design by Dinah Greet.  Film Editing by John Trumper.   Michael Caine stars as a thief who is let out of prison and immediately gets himself involved in another…

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