My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

This Is The Army (1943)

MICHAEL CURTIZ Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 1943.  Warner Bros.  Screenplay by Casey Robinson, Claude Binyon, based on the plays Yip Yip Yaphank and This Is The Army by … Continue reading

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November 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

Hands Across The Table (1935)

MITCHELL LEISEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1935.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Norman Krasna, Vincent Lawrence, Herbert Fields, based on a story by Vina Delmar.  Cinematography by Ted Tetzlaff.  Produced by E. … Continue reading

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November 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Bells Of St. Mary’s

BBBB (out of 5) Sappy, manipulative and wholly engrossing sequel to the equally disarming Going My Way, with Bing Crosby resuming his role as the caring Catholic priest who never shuts … Continue reading

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August 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Snake Pit (1948)

ANATOLE LITVAK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1948.  Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.  Screenplay by Frank Partos, Millen Brand, based on the novel by Mary Jane Ward.  Cinematography by Leo Tover.  Produced by … Continue reading

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August 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

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BBB (out of 5) Ruth Chatteron plays the head of a giant automobile manufacturing company that she inherited from her late father. She also enjoys being a swinging single gal … Continue reading

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July 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

My Little Chickadee (1940)

EDWARD F. CLINE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1940.  Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Mae West, W.C. Fields.  Cinematography by Joseph A. Valentine.  Produced by Lester Cowan.  Music by Frank Skinner.  Production Design by Russell … Continue reading

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June 24, 2013 · 1 Comment

Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939)

FRANK CAPRA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1939.  Columbia Pictures Corporation.  Story by Lewis R. Foster, Screenplay by Sidney Buchman.  Cinematography by Joseph Walker.  Produced by Frank Capra.  Music by Dimitri Tiomkin.  Production Design … Continue reading

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June 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mr. Deeds Goes To Town (1936)

FRANK CAPRA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1936.  Columbia Pictures Corporation.  Screenplay by Robert Riskin, from a story by Clarence Budington Kelland.  Cinematography by Joseph Walker.  Produced by Frank Capra.  Music by Howard … Continue reading

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June 5, 2013 · Leave a comment