My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

One Night Of Love (1934)

VICTOR SCHERTZINGER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1934.  Columbia Pictures Corporation.  Screenplay by S.K. Lauren,James Gow, Edmund H. North, based on the story Don’t Fall In Love by Dorothy Speare,  Charles Beahan.  Cinematography by … Continue reading

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September 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Miracle Woman (1931)

FRANK CAPRA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1931.  Columbia Pictures Corporation.  Screenplay and dialogue by Jo Swerling, based on the play Bless You Sister by John Meehan, Robert Riskin.  Cinematography by Joseph Walker.  Produced … Continue reading

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April 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Jolson Story (1946)

ALFRED E. GREEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1946.  Columbia Pictures Corporation.  Screenplay by Stephen Longstreet, adaptation by Harry Chandlee, Andrew Solt.  Cinematography by Joseph Walker.  Produced by Sidney Skolsky.  Music by George Duning, Hugo … Continue reading

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January 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Only Angels Have Wings

BBBB.5 (out of 5) This exquisite drama has long been regarded as Howard Hawks’ masterpiece, though there are so many strong entries in his oeuvre that I leave it up … Continue reading

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September 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

His Girl Friday

BBBB (out of 5) Howard Hawks remakes The Front Page with a marvelous twist: Hildy Johnson, the star reporter that Walter Burns wants to keep from getting married and, therefore, … Continue reading

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September 23, 2013 · 1 Comment

Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941)

ALEXANDER HALL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1941.  Columbia Pictures Corporation.  Screenplay by Sidney Buchman, Seton I. Miller, based on the play Heaven Can Wait by Harry Segall.  Cinematography by Joseph Walker. Produced … Continue reading

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September 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Awful Truth (1937)

LEO MCCAREY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1937.  Columbia Pictures Corporation.  Screenplay by Vina Delmar, based on a play by Arthur Richman. Cinematography by Joseph Walker.  Produced by Leo McCarey.  Music by Morris Stoloff.  Production … Continue reading

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August 21, 2013 · Leave a comment