Pride And Prejudice (1940)

ROBERT Z. LEONARD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1940.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Aldous Huxley, Jane Murfin, from the dramatization by Helen Jerome of the novel by Jane Austen.  Cinematography by Karl Freund.  Produced by Hunt Stromberg.  Music by Herbert Stothart.  Production Design by Cedric Gibbons.  Costume Design by Adrian.  Film Editing by Robert Kern.  Academy Awards 1940.   Devastatingly good adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic…

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How Green Was My Valley (1941)

JOHN FORD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1941.  Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.  Screenplay by Philip Dunne, based on the novel by Richard Llewellyn.  Cinematography by Arthur C. Miller.  Produced by Darryl F. Zanuck.  Music by Alfred Newman.  Production Design by Richard Day, Nathan Juran.  Costume Design by Gwen Wakeling.  Film Editing by James B. Clark.  Academy Awards 1941. Wonderful Oscar-winner undeservedly beat Citizen Kane for…

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Foreign Correspondent (1940)

ALFRED HITCHCOCK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1940.  Walter Wanger Productions.  Screenplay by Charles Bennett, Joan Harrison, dialogue by James Hilton, Robert Benchley.  Cinematography by Rudolph Mate.  Produced by Walter Wanger.  Music by Alfred Newman.  Production Design by Alexander Golitzen.  Film Editing by Dorothy Spencer.  Podcasts:  My Criterions.  Academy Awards 1940. Alfred Hitchcock does it again with this fascinating spy thriller….

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