My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Dead End (1937)

WILLIAM WYLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1937.  The Samuel Goldwyn Company.  Screenplay by Lillian Hellman, based on the play by Sidney Kingsley.  Cinematography by Gregg Toland.  Produced by Samuel Goldwyn.  Music by Alfred Newman.  Production … Continue reading

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November 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Mr. Imperium (You Belong To My Heart) (1951)

DON HARTMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.5.  USA, 1951.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Edwin H. Knopf, Don Hartman, based on the play by Edwin H. Knopf. Cinematography by George J. Folsey.  Produced by Edwin … Continue reading

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April 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Summer Stock (1950)

CHARLES WALTERS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1950.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Story by Sy Gomberg, Screenplay by George Wells, Sy Gomberg.  Cinematography by Robert H. Planck.  Produced by Joe Pasternak.  Music by Conrad Salinger.  Production Design by Cedric Gibbons, Jack … Continue reading

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February 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

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 … Continue reading

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November 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)

VINCENTE MINNELLI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1944. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Irving Brecher, Fred F. Finklehoffe, based on the book by Sally Benson.  Cinematography by George J. Folsey.  Produced by Arthur Freed.  Music by Roger … Continue reading

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August 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Harvey Girls

BBBB (out of 5) Delightful Judy Garland musical that tells of the origins of a chain of steak restaurants that were constantly opening up in new railroad towns. Garland plays a … Continue reading

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August 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Stella Dallas

BBB.5 (out of 5) Perennial twelve-hankie weeper stars Barbara Stanwyck as a low-class factory worker’s daughter who gets in the family way thanks to a rich gentleman and marries him to … Continue reading

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August 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Susan And God (1940)

GEORGE CUKOR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1940.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Anita Loos, based on the play by Rachel Crothers.  Cinematography by Robert H. Planck.  Produced by Hunt Stromberg.  Music by Herbert Stothart.  Production … Continue reading

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July 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Women (1939)

GEORGE CUKOR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1939.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Anita Loos, Jane Murfin, based on the play by Clare Booth Luce.  Cinematography by Oliver T. Marsh, Joseph Ruttenberg.  Produced by … Continue reading

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July 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Another Thin Man (1939)

W.S. VAN DYKE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 1939.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, based on the original story by Dashiell Hammett.  Cinematography by William H. Daniels, Oliver T. Marsh.  Produced … Continue reading

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June 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Three Comrades (1938)

FRANK BORZAGE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1938.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Edward E. Paramore Jr., based on the book by Erich Maria Remarque.  Cinematography by Joseph Ruttenberg.  Produced by … Continue reading

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June 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Friendly Persuasion (1956)

WILLIAM WYLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1956.  Allied Artists Pictures, B-M Productions.  Screenplay by Michael Wilson, based on the book by Jessamyn West.  Cinematography by Ellsworth Fredericks.  Produced by William Wyler.  Music by Dimitri Tiomkin.  Production … Continue reading

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June 5, 2013 · Leave a comment