All Quiet On The Western Front (1930)

LEWIS MILESTONE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1930.  Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by George Abbott, adaptation by Del Andrews, Maxwell Anderson, dialogue by Maxwell Anderson, supervising story chief C. Gardner Sullivan, based on the novel by Erich Maria Remarque. Cinematography by Arthur Edeson.  Produced by Carl Laemmle Jr..  Music by Sam Perry, Heinz Roemheld.   Production Design by Charles D….

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The Bad Seed (1956)

MERVYN LeROY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1956.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by John Lee Mahin, based on the play by Maxwell Anderson, from the novel by William March. Cinematography by Harold Rosson.  Produced by Mervyn LeRoy.  Music by Alex North.  Production Design by John Beckman.  Costume Design by Moss Mabry.  Film Editing by Warren Low.   Horrendously dated film feels like…

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Anne Of The Thousand Days (1969)

CHARLES JARROTT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  United Kingdom, 1969.  Hal Wallis Productions.  Screenplay by Bridget Boland, John Hale, adaptation by Richard Sokolove, based on the play by Maxwell Anderson.  Cinematography by Arthur Ibbetson.  Produced by Hal B. Wallis.  Music by Georges Delerue.  Production Design by Maurice Carter.  Costume Design by Margaret Furse.  Film Editing by Richard Marden.   King Henry VIII (Richard Burton)…

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Joan Of Arc (1948)

VICTOR FLEMING Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.   USA, 1948.  Walter Wanger Productions.  Screenplay by Maxwell Anderson, Andrew Solt, based on the play Joan Of Lorraine by Maxwell Anderson.  Cinematography by Winton C. Hoch, William V. Skall, Joseph A. Valentine.  Produced by Walter Wanger.  Music by Hugo Friedhofer.  Production Design by Richard Day.  Costume Design by Dorothy Jeakins, Barbara Karinska.  Film Editing by Frank Sullivan.  …

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Key Largo (1948)

JOHN HUSTON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.   USA, 1948.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Richard Brooks, John Huston, based on the play by Maxwell Anderson.  Cinematography by Karl Freund.  Produced by Jerry Wald.  Music by Max Steiner.  Production Design by Leo K. Kuter.  Costume Design by Leah Rhodes.  Film Editing by Rudi Fehr.   Exciting intrigue in the Florida keys! When a big-time gangster (Edward…

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The Private Lives Of Elizabeth And Essex (1939)

MICHAEL CURTIZ Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  Alternate title:  Essex And Elizabeth USA, 1939.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Norman Reilly Raine, Aeneas MacKenzie, based on the play by Maxwell Anderson.  Cinematography by Sol Polito.  Produced by Hal B. Wallis.  Music by Erich Wolfgang Korngold.  Production Design by Anton Grot.  Costume Design by Orry-Kelly.  Film Editing by Owen Marks.   The volatile love affair between Queen…

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The Wrong Man (1956)

ALFRED HITCHCOCK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1956.  Warner Bros..  Story by Maxwell Anderson, Screenplay by Maxwell Anderson, Angus MacPhail.  Cinematography by Robert Burks.  Produced by Alfred Hitchcock.  Music by Bernard Herrmann.  Production Design by Paul Sylbert.  Film Editing by George Tomasini. Excellent drama by Alfred Hitchcock that is notable for being the first film he ever made that was…

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Meet Joe Black (1998)

MARTIN BREST Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA, 1998.  Universal Pictures, City Light Films.  Screenplay by Ron Osborn, Jeff Reno, Kevin Wade, Bo Goldman, inspired by the screenplay by Maxwell Anderson, Gladys Lehman, adapted by Walter Ferris from the play Death Takes A Holiday by Alberto Casella.  Cinematography by Emmanuel Lubezki.  Produced by Martin Brest.  Music by Thomas Newman.  Production Design by…

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