My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Destry Rides Again (1939)

GEORGE MARSHALL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1939.  Universal Pictures.  Story by Felix Jackson, Screenplay by Felix Jackson, Gertrude Purcell, Henry Myers, suggested by the novel by Max Brand.  Cinematography by Hal Mohr.  Produced … Continue reading

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November 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Lady In The Dark (1944)

MITCHELL LEISEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1944.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, based on the play by Moss Hart.  Cinematography by Ray Rennahan.  Produced by Buddy G. DeSylva.  Music … Continue reading

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November 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

My Man Godfrey

BBBBB (out of 5) Between this and The Awful Truth you can do no better for screwball comedy. During a rampantly wasteful ball in Depression-era New York City, a wealthy … Continue reading

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October 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Three Smart Girls (1936)

HENRY KOSTER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1936.  Universal Pictures.  Story and Screenplay by Adele Comandini.  Cinematography by Joseph A. Valentine.  Produced by Charles R. Rogers.  Music by Heinz Roemheld.  Production Design by John W. … Continue reading

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October 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

One Hundred Men And A Girl (1937)

HENRY KOSTER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1937.  Universal Pictures Corporation.  Screenplay by Bruce Manning, Charles Kenyon, James Mulhauser, based on an idea by Hanns Kraly.  Cinematography by Joseph A. Valentine.  Produced by … Continue reading

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October 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Princess Comes Across (1936)

WILLIAM K. HOWARD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1936.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Walter DeLeon, Francis Martin, Don Hartman, Frank Butler, based on a story by Philip MacDonald, from the novel by … Continue reading

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October 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Seven Sinners

BBB (out of 5) Good songs, fun costumes, Marlene‘s eyebrows: for some people, it’s more than enough!  Dietrich is once again the dangerous temptress, this time travelling the South Seas … Continue reading

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August 6, 2013 · Leave a comment