Summer And Smoke (1961)

PETER GLENVILLE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5 USA, 1961. Hal Wallis Productions. Screenplay by James Poe, Meade Roberts, based on the play by Tennessee Williams. Cinematography by Charles Lang. Produced by Hal B. Wallis. Music by Elmer Bernstein. Production Design by Hal Pereira, Walter H. Tyler. Costume Design by Edith Head. Film Editing by…

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Madonna Of The Seven Moons (1945)

ARTHUR CRABTREE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom, 1945.  Gainsborough Pictures.  Screenplay by Roland Pertwee, based on the novel by Margery Lawrence.  Cinematography by Jack E. Cox.  Produced by R.J. Minney.  Production Design by Andrew Mazzei.  Costume Design by Elizabeth Haffenden.  Film Editing by Lito Carruthers.   Lurid psychological melodrama that pushes the limits of credibility but never ventures into the absurd….

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The Comedians (1967)

PETER GLENVILLE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA/France, 1967.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Screenplay by Graham Greene, based on his novel.   Cinematography by Henri Decae.   Produced by Peter Glenville.   Music by Laurence Rosenthal.   Production Design by Francois de Lamothe.  Film Editing by Francoise Javet.   Peter Glenville followed his brilliant Becket with this terrible adaptation of Grahame Greene’s novel. It stars Richard Burton as…

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Becket (1964)

PETER GLENVILLE Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 1964.  Wallis-Hazen, Paramount Film Service, Keep Films.  Screenplay by Edward Anhalt, based on the play by Jean Anouilh, as translated by Lucienne Hill.  Cinematography by Geoffrey Unsworth.  Produced by Hal B. Wallis.  Music by Laurence Rosenthal.  Production Design by John Bryan.  Costume Design by Margaret Furse.  Film Editing by Anne V. Coates.   The…

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