My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Sin of Harold Diddlebock (Mad Wednesday) (1947)

PRESTON STURGES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1947.  California Pictures.  Screenplay by Preston Sturges.  Cinematography by Robert Pittack.  Produced by Howard Hughes, Preston Sturges.  Music by Werner R. Heymann. Production Design by Robert … Continue reading

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May 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Palm Beach Story (1942)

PRESTON STURGES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1942.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Preston Sturges.  Cinematography by Victor Milner.  Produced by Buddy G. DeSylva.  Music by Victor Young.  Production Design by Hans Dreier, Ernst Fegte.  Costume Design … Continue reading

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January 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sullivan’s Travels (1941)

PRESTON STURGES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1941.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Preston Sturges.  Cinematography by John F. Seitz.  Produced by Preston Sturges.  Music by Charles Bradshaw, Leo Shuken. Production Design by Hans Dreier, … Continue reading

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January 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Lady Eve (1941)

PRESTON STURGES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1941.  Paramount Pictures.  Story by Monckton Hoffe, Screenplay by Preston Sturges.  Cinematography by Victor Milner.  Produced by Paul Jones.  Music by Phil Boutelje, Charles Bradshaw, Gil Grau, Sigmund Krumgold, John … Continue reading

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January 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Trouble In Paradise (1932)

ERNST LUBITSCH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1932.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Samson Raphaelson, adaptation by Grover Jones, based on the play The Honest Finder by Aladar Laszlo.  Cinematography by Victor Milner.  Produced by … Continue reading

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November 10, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Picture Of Dorian Gray

BBBB (out of 5) Gorgeously shot gothic horror film based on the equally creepy story by Oscar Wilde. Dorian Gray (Hurd Hatfield) is a wealthy, snobby bachelor in Victorian London … Continue reading

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November 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Moon Over Miami

BBB (out of 5) Betty Grable goes to a resort in Miami posing as a wealthy heiress in order to ensnare a rich husband. She gets Don Ameche instead, but at least … Continue reading

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October 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Animal Crackers

BBBB (out of 5) After a rough start in movies with The Cocoanuts, the fantastic Marx Brothers adapted another one of their popular plays and turned it into this rib-tickling … Continue reading

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September 27, 2013 · 1 Comment

Drums Along The Mohawk (1939)

JOHN FORD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1939.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by Lamar Trotti, Sonya Levien, based on the novel by Walter D. Edmonds.  Cinematography by Bert Glennon, Ray Rennahan.  Produced by Darryl F. Zanuck.  Music … Continue reading

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May 28, 2013 · Leave a comment