My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

Scarlet Street (1945)

FRITZ LANG Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1945.  Walter Wanger Productions, Fritz Lang Productions, Diana Production Company.  Screenplay by Dudley Nichols, based on the novel by Georges de la Fouchardiere, Andre Mouezy-Eon.  Cinematography … Continue reading

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February 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blossoms In The Dust (1941)

MERVYN LeROY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1941.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Story by Ralph Wheelwright, Screenplay by Anita Loos.  Cinematography by Karl Freund, W. Howard Greene.  Produced by Irving Asher, Mervyn LeRoy.  Music by Herbert Stothart.  Production Design … Continue reading

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October 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Son Of Dracula (1943)

ROBERT SIODMAK Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1943.  Universal Pictures.  Story by Curt Siodmak, Screenplay by Eric Taylor.  Cinematography by George Robinson.  Produced by Ford Beebe.  Music by Hans J. Salter.  Production Design by John B. Goodman, … Continue reading

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January 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Destry Rides Again (1939)

GEORGE MARSHALL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1939.  Universal Pictures.  Story by Felix Jackson, Screenplay by Felix Jackson, Gertrude Purcell, Henry Myers, suggested by the novel by Max Brand.  Cinematography by Hal Mohr.  Produced … Continue reading

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November 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

First Love (1939)

HENRY KOSTER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1939.  Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Bruce Manning, Lionel Houser.  Cinematography by Joseph A. Valentine.  Produced by Henry Koster, Joe Pasternak.  Music by Charles Previn, Hans J. … Continue reading

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October 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Seven Sinners

BBB (out of 5) Good songs, fun costumes, Marlene‘s eyebrows: for some people, it’s more than enough!  Dietrich is once again the dangerous temptress, this time travelling the South Seas … Continue reading

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August 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Spoilers

BBB (out of 5) Average adaptation of Rex Beach’s novel (one of five filmed versions, though you’ll be hard-pressed to find any of the other ones) features John Wayne as … Continue reading

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July 20, 2013 · Leave a comment