The Cowboy and the Lady (1938)

H.C. POTTER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 1938.  The Samuel Goldwyn Company.   Original story by Leo McCarey, Frank R. Adams, Screenplay by S.N. Behrman, Sonya Levien.  Cinematography by Gregg Toland.   Produced by Samuel Goldwyn.   Music by Alfred Newman. Production Design by Richard Day.   Costume Design by Omar Kiam.  Film Editing by Sherman Todd….

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Love Affair (1939)

LEO MCCAREY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1939.  RKO Radio Pictures.  Story by Leo McCarey, Mildred Cram, Screenplay by Delmer Daves, Donald Ogden Stewart. Cinematography by Rudolph Mate.  Produced by Leo McCarey.  Music by Roy Webb.  Production Design by Van Nest Polglase.  Costume Design by Howard Greer, Edward Stevenson.  Film Editing by Edward Dmytryk, George Hively.  Academy Awards 1939. Charles…

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Move Over, Darling (1963)

MICHAEL GORDON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1963.  Melcher-Arcola Productions.  Screenplay by Hal Kanter, Jack Sher, based on a story by Bella Spewack, Sam Spewack, Leo McCarey, and a screenplay by Bella Spewack, Sam Spewack.  Cinematography by Daniel L. Fapp.  Produced by Martin Melcher, Aaron Rosenberg.  Music by Lionel Newman.  Production Design by Hilyard M. Brown, Jack Martin Smith.  Costume Design…

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My Favourite Wife

GARSON KANIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.   Reunited after their grand success in The Awful Truth, Cary Grant and Irene Dunne once again play a married couple in this delightful comedy. This time, he’s a widower whose wife (Dunne) presumably died on an anthropological voyage to Indonesia seven years earlier. Unlucky for him, it is on the…

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An Affair To Remember (1957)

LEO MCCAREY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1957.  Jerry Wald Productions.  Screenplay by Delmer Daves, Leo McCarey, Donald Ogden Stewart, from a story by Leo McCarey, Mildred Cram.  Cinematography by Milton R. Krasner.  Produced by Jerry Wald.  Music by Hugo Friedhofer.  Production Design by Jack Martin Smith,Lyle R. Wheeler.  Costume Design by Charles Le Maire.  Film Editing by James B….

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Duck Soup (1933)

LEO MCCAREY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1933.  Paramount Pictures.  Story by Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby, additional dialogue by Arthur Sheekman, Nat Perrin.  Cinematography by Henry Sharp.  Produced by Herman J. Mankiewicz.  Music by John Leipold.  Production Design by Hans Dreier, Wiard Ihnen.  Film Editing by LeRoy Stone. This is definitely one of the most popular, beloved comedies starring the Marx…

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Six Of A Kind (1934)

LEO MCCAREY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1934.  Paramount Pictures.  Story by Keene Thompson, Douglas MacLean, Screenplay by Walter DeLeon, Harry Ruskin.  Cinematography by Henry Sharp.  Produced by Emanuel Cohen.  Music by John Leipold, Ralph Rainger.  Production Design by Hans Dreier, Robert Odell.  Film Editing by LeRoy Stone. Charles Ruggles and Mary Boland, paired so well in Leo McCarey’s Ruggles…

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Belle Of The Nineties (1934)

LEO MCCAREY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1934.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Mae West, based on her story It Ain’t No Sin.  Cinematography by Karl Struss.  Produced by William LeBaron.  Music by Howard Jackson, John Leipold, Tom Satterfield.  Production Design by Bernard Herzbrun.  Costume Design by Travis Banton.  Film Editing by LeRoy Stone.   Mae West writes herself another fantastic vehicle in this…

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Ruggles Of Red Gap (1935)

LEO MCCAREY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1935.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Walter DeLeon, Harlan Thompson, adaptation by Humphrey Pearson, based on the novel by Harry Leon Wilson.  Cinematography by Alfred Gilks.  Produced by Arthur Hornblow Jr..  Music by John Leipold.  Production Design by Hans Dreier, Robert Odell.  Costume Design by Travis Banton.  Film Editing by Edward Dmytryk.  Academy Awards 1935. Leo…

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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 Design by Lionel Banks, Stephen Goosson.  Costume Design by Robert Kalloch.  Film Editing by Al Clark.  Academy Awards 1937.   Comedy masterpiece by Leo McCarey that is probably his…

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Going My Way (1944)

LEO MCCAREY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1944.  Paramount Pictures.  Story by Leo McCarey, Screenplay by Frank Butler, Frank Cavett.  Cinematography by Lionel Lindon, John F. Seitz.  Produced by Leo McCarey.  Music by Robert Emmett Dolan.  Production Design by Hans Dreier, William Flannery.  Costume Design by Edith Head.  Film Editing by LeRoy Stone.  Academy Awards 1944.  Golden Globe Awards 1944.   Delightful musical about a…

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The Bells Of St. Mary’s (1945)

LEO MCCAREY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1945.  Rainbow Productions.  Story by Leo McCarey, Screenplay by Dudley Nichols.   Cinematography by George Barnes.   Produced by Leo McCarey.   Music by Robert Emmett Dolan.   Production Design by William Flannery.   Costume Design by Edith Head.   Film Editing by Harry Marker.  Academy Awards 1945.  Golden Globe Awards 1945. Sappy, manipulative and wholly engrossing sequel…

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