Blood On The Moon (1948)

ROBERT WISE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 1948.  RKO Radio Pictures.  Screenplay by Lillie Hayward, adaptation by Harold Shumate, Luke Short, based on the Saturday Evening Post serial story by Luke Short.  Cinematography by Nicholas Musuraca.  Produced by Theron Warth.  Music by Roy Webb.  Production Design by Albert S. D’Agostino, Walter E. Keller. …

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Reap The Wild Wind (1942)

CECIL B. DeMILLE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.5.  USA, 1942.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Alan Le May, Charles Bennett, Jesse Lasky Jr., based on a Saturday Evening Post story by Thelma Strabel.  Cinematography by Victor Milner, William V. Skall.  Produced by Cecil B. DeMille. Music by Victor Young.  Production Design by Roland Anderson, Hans…

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How The West Was Won (1962)

JOHN FORD, HENRY HATHAWAY, GEORGE MARSHALL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.   USA, 1962.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Cinerama Productions Corp..  Screenplay by James R. Webb, suggested by his Life Magazine series “How The West Was Won”.  Cinematography by William H. Daniels, Milton R. Krasner, Charles Lang, Joseph LaShelle.  Produced by Bernard Smith.  Music by Alfred Newman.  Production Design by George W. Davis, William Ferrari,…

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The Music Man (1962)

MORTON DaCOSTA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1962.  Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Marion Hargrove, in collaboration with Franklin Lacey, based on the musical by Meredith Willson.  Cinematography by Robert Burks.  Produced by Morton DaCosta.  Music by Ray Heindorf.  Production Design by Paul Groesse.  Costume Design by Dorothy Jeakins.  Film Editing by William H. Ziegler.  Academy Awards 1962.  Golden Globe Awards 1962.   Meredith Willson’s…

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Wake Island (1942)

JOHN FARROW Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   USA, 1942.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by W.R. Burnett, Frank Butler.  Cinematography by William C. Mellor, Theodor Sparkuhl.  Produced by Joseph Sistrom.  Music by David Buttolph.  Production Design by Hans Dreier, A. Earl Hedrick.  Costume Design by John Morris Foster, Pat Williams.  Film Editing by Frank Bracht, LeRoy Stone.  Academy Awards 1942.  Fact-based account of the American servicemen stationed on…

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Mame (1974)

GENE SAKS Bil’s rating (out of 5): 0. USA, 1974.  American Broadcasting Company, Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Paul Zindel, based on the play by Jerome Lawrence, Robert E. Lee, and the novel Auntie Mame by Patrick Dennis.  Cinematography by Philip H. Lathrop.  Produced by James Cresson, Robert Fryer.  Music by Jerry Herman.  Production Design by Robert F. Boyle.  Costume Design by…

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Victor/Victoria (1982)

BLAKE EDWARDS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 1982.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Buckhantz-NMC Company, Peerford Ltd., Artista Management, Blake Edwards Entertainment, Ladbroke.  Screenplay by Blake Edwards, based on the screenplay by Reinhold Schünzel, from a concept by Hans Hoemburg.  Cinematography by Dick Bush.  Produced by Tony Adams, Blake Edwards.  Music by Henry Mancini.  Production Design by Rodger Maus.  Costume Design by Patricia Norris.  Film Editing…

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