A Hatful Of Rain (1957)

FRED ZINNEMANN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 1957.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Michael V. Gazzo, Alfred Hayes, Carl Foreman, based on the play by Michael V. Gazzo.  Cinematography by Joseph MacDonald.  Produced by Buddy Adler.  Music by Bernard Herrmann.  Production Design by Leland Fuller, Lyle R. Wheeler.  Costume Design by Mary Wills.   Film Editing by Dorothy Spencer.  Fred Zinnemann…

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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..  Victor Mature goes to…

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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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The Girl Can’t Help It (1956)

FRANK TASHLIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1956.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Frank Tashlin, Herbert Baker, based on the novel Do Re Mi by Garson Kanin.  Cinematography by Leon Shamroy.  Produced by Frank Tashlin.  Music by Leigh Harline, Lionel Newman.  Production Design by Leland Fuller, Lyle R. Wheeler.  Costume Design by Charles Le Maire.  Film Editing by James B. Clark.   Tom Ewell is pressured…

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How To Marry A Millionaire (1953)

JEAN NEGULESCO Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 1953.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Nunnally Johnson, based on the plays by Zoe Akins, Dale Eunson, Katherine Albert.  Cinematography by Joseph MacDonald. Produced by Nunnally Johnson.  Music by Cyril J. Mockridge.  Production Design by Leland Fuller, Lyle R. Wheeler.  Costume Design by Travilla.  Film Editing by Louis R. Loeffler.   One of the most enjoyable…

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Laura (1944)

OTTO PREMINGER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1944.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Jay Dratler, Samuel Hoffenstein, Elizabeth Reinhardt, based on the novel by Vera Caspary.  Cinematography by Joseph LaShelle. Produced by Otto Preminger.  Music by David Raksin.  Production Design by Leland Fuller, Lyle R. Wheeler.  Costume Design by Bonnie Cashin.  Film Editing by Louis R. Loeffler.   Great murder mystery about an…

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Heaven Can Wait (1943)

ERNST LUBITSCH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1943.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Samson Raphaelson, based on the play Birthday by Leslie Bush-Fekete.  Cinematography by Edward Cronjager.  Produced by Ernst Lubitsch.  Music by Alfred Newman, Cyril J. Mockridge.  Production Design by James Basevi, Leland Fuller.  Costume Design by Rene Hubert.  Film Editing by Dorothy Spencer.   Not since Milton penned…

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The Virgin Queen (1955)

HENRY KOSTER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1955.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Harry Brown, Mindred Lord, based on the story Sir Walter Raleigh by Harry Brown.  Cinematography by Charles G. Clarke.  Produced by Charles Brackett.  Music by Franz Waxman.  Production Design by Leland Fuller, Lyle R. Wheeler.  Costume Design by Mary Wills.  Film Editing by Robert L. Simpson.   Bette Davis played Queen…

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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.  Strangely absorbing melodrama that features terrific performances and also marks…

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We’re Not Married (1952)

EDMUND GOULDING Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.   USA, 1952.  Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. Screenplay by Nunnally Johnson, adaptation by Dwight Taylor, from a story by Gina Kaus, Jay Dratler.  Cinematography by Leo Tover.  Produced by Nunnally Johnson.  Music by Cyril J. Mockridge.  Production Design by Leland Fuller, Lyle R. Wheeler.  Costume Design by Elois Jenssen.  Film Editing by Louis R. Loeffler.  …

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