Arrowsmith (1931)

JOHN FORD Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.   USA, 1931.  John Ford Productions.  Screenplay by Sidney Howard, based on the novel by Sinclair Lewis.  Cinematography by Ray June.  Produced by Samuel Goldwyn.  Music by Alfred Newman.  Production Design by Richard Day.  Film Editing by Hugh Bennett. Ronald Colman is terrific in this adaptation of Sinclair Lewis’ novel about economic pressures in the…

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Fun And Fancy Free (1947)

JACK KINNEY, HAMILTON LUSKE, WILLIAM MORGAN, BILL ROBERTS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1947.  Walt Disney Productions.  Story by Homer Brightman, Harry Reeves, Ted Sears, Lance Nolley, Eldon Dedini, Tom Oreb, from an original story by Sinclair Lewis.  Produced by Walt Disney.  Music by Eliot Daniel, Paul J. Smith, Oliver Wallace.  Film Editing by Jack Bachom.   Another Disney feature…

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Dodsworth (1936)

WILLIAM WYLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.   USA, 1936.  The Samuel Goldwyn Company.  Screenplay by Sidney Howard, based on the novel by Sinclair Lewis.  Cinematography by Rudolph Mate.  Produced by Samuel Goldwyn.  Music by Alfred Newman.  Production Design by Richard Day.  Costume Design by Omar Kiam.  Film Editing by Daniel Mandell.  Academy Awards 1936. Most of William Wyler’s films of the thirties and forties…

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Elmer Gantry (1960)

RICHARD BROOKS Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  USA, 1960.  Elmer Gantry Productions.  Screenplay by Richard Brooks, based on the novel by Sinclair Lewis.   Cinematography by John Alton.    Produced by Bernard Smith.  Music by Andre Previn.   Production Design by Edward Carrere.  Costume Design by Dorothy Jeakins.  Film Editing by Marjorie Fowler.  Academy Awards 1960.  Golden Globe Awards 1960.   National Board of Review…

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