My Old Addiction

Movie Reviews By Bil Antoniou

The Jolson Story (1946)

ALFRED E. GREEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1946.  Columbia Pictures Corporation.  Screenplay by Stephen Longstreet, adaptation by Harry Chandlee, Andrew Solt.  Cinematography by Joseph Walker.  Produced by Sidney Skolsky.  Music by George Duning, Hugo … Continue reading

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January 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Great Moment (1944)

PRESTON STURGES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1944.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Preston Sturges, based on the book The Triumph Over Pain by Rene Fulop-Miller.  Cinematography by Victor Milner.  Produced by Preston Sturges.  Music by … Continue reading

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January 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hail The Conquering Hero (1944)

PRESTON STURGES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1944.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Preston Sturges.  Cinematography by John F. Seitz.  Produced by Preston Sturges.  Music by Werner R. Heymann.  Production Design by Haldane Douglas, Hans Dreier.  Costume Design … Continue reading

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January 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Miracle Of Morgan’s Creek (1944)

PRESTON STURGES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1944.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Preston Sturges.  Cinematography by John F. Seitz.  Produced by Preston Sturges.  Music by Charles Bradshaw, Leo Shuken.  Production Design by Hans Dreier, Ernst Fegte.  Costume … Continue reading

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January 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Palm Beach Story (1942)

PRESTON STURGES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1942.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Preston Sturges.  Cinematography by Victor Milner.  Produced by Buddy G. DeSylva.  Music by Victor Young.  Production Design by Hans Dreier, Ernst Fegte.  Costume Design … Continue reading

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January 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sullivan’s Travels (1941)

PRESTON STURGES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1941.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Preston Sturges.  Cinematography by John F. Seitz.  Produced by Preston Sturges.  Music by Charles Bradshaw, Leo Shuken. Production Design by Hans Dreier, … Continue reading

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January 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Lady Eve (1941)

PRESTON STURGES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  USA, 1941.  Paramount Pictures.  Story by Monckton Hoffe, Screenplay by Preston Sturges.  Cinematography by Victor Milner.  Produced by Paul Jones.  Music by Phil Boutelje, Charles Bradshaw, Gil Grau, Sigmund Krumgold, John … Continue reading

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January 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Christmas In July (1940)

PRESTON STURGES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1940.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Preston Sturges, based on his play A Cup Of Coffee.  Cinematography by Victor Milner.  Produced by Paul Jones.  Music by John Leipold, … Continue reading

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January 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Great McGinty (1940)

PRESTON STURGES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1940.  Paramount Pictures.  Screenplay by Preston Sturges.  Cinematography by William C. Mellor.  Produced by Paul Jones.  Music by Friedrich Hollaender.  Production Design by Hans Dreier, A. Earl Hedrick.  Costume Design … Continue reading

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January 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Viva Las Vegas

BB (out of 5) One of Elvis‘s most famous films that spawned the theme song that would come to symbolize the bright city of tacky lights. He plays a race … Continue reading

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January 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Perils Of Pauline (1947)

GEORGE MARSHALL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1947.  Paramount Pictures.  Story by P.J. Wolfson, Screenplay by P.J. Wolfson, Frank Butler.  Cinematography by Ray Rennahan.  Produced by Sol C. Siegel.  Music by Robert Emmett … Continue reading

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November 15, 2013 · 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