Red Garters (1954)

GEORGE MARSHALL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 1954.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Michael Fessier.  Cinematography by Arthur E. Arling.  Produced by Pat Duggan.  Music by Joseph J. Lilley.  Production Design by Roland Anderson, Hal Pereira.  Costume Design by Edith Head, Yvonne Wood.  Film Editing by Arthur P. Schmidt.  Academy Awards 1954.   This musical … More Red Garters (1954)

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Radioland Murders

BB (out of 5) Painfully boring comedy from the usually more imaginative George Lucas tries to pay tribute to the “good old days” of moviemaking but falls flat on its face. It takes place at a radio station in the forties where a program executive (Mary Stuart Masterson) is trying desperately to keep everything in … More Radioland Murders

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White Christmas

BBB (out of 5) The biggest box-office hit of 1954 was this enjoyable musical romp that rides on the success of the titular Irving Berlin song. Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye are holed up at a hotel resort with sisters Rosemary Clooney and Vera-Ellen over the holidays. The weak screenplay is mostly an excuse for the many pleasant musical … More White Christmas

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