How The West Was Won (1962)

JOHN FORD, HENRY HATHAWAY, GEORGE MARSHALL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.   USA, 1962.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Cinerama Productions Corp..  Screenplay by James R. Webb, suggested by his Life Magazine series “How The West Was Won”.  Cinematography by William H. Daniels, Milton R. Krasner, Charles Lang, Joseph LaShelle.  Produced by Bernard Smith.  Music by Alfred Newman.  Production Design by George W. Davis, William Ferrari,…

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Because You’re Mine (1952)

ALEXANDER HALL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1952.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Karl Tunberg, Leonard Spigelgass, based on the short film by Ruth Brooks Flippen, Sy Gomberg.  Cinematography by Joseph Ruttenberg.  Produced by Joe Pasternak.  Music by Johnny Green.  Production Design by William Ferrari, Cedric Gibbons.  Costume Design by Helen Rose.  Film Editing by Albert Akst.  Academy Awards 1952. Mario Lanza plays (what else) a famous opera…

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Texas Carnival (1951)

CHARLES WALTERS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1951.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Story by Dorothy Kingsley, George Wells, Screenplay by Dorothy Kingsley.  Cinematography by Robert H. Planck.  Produced by Jack Cummings.  Music by David Rose.  Production Design by William Ferrari, Cedric Gibbons.  Costume Design by Helen Rose.  Film Editing by Adrienne Fazan.   Minor Esther Williams film hardly gets her into the pool in its zippy 77…

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The Time Machine (1960)

GEORGE PAL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1960.  George Pal Productions, Galaxy Films Inc..  Screenplay by David Duncan, based on the novel by H.G. Wells.  Cinematography by Paul Vogel.  Produced by George Pal.  Music by Russell Garcia.  Production Design by George W. Davis, William Ferrari.  Film Editing by George Tomasini.  Academy Awards 1960. After the success of Journey To The Center Of…

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The Clock (1945)

VINCENTE MINNELLI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1945.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Story by Paul Gallico, Pauline Gallico, Screenplay by Robert Nathan, Joseph Schrank.  Cinematography by George J. Folsey.  Produced by Arthur Freed.  Music by George Bassman.  Production Design by William Ferrari, Cedric Gibbons.  Costume Design by Irene.  Film Editing by George White. Judy Garland in her first non-musical film, a drama directed by her…

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The Harvey Girls (1946)

GEORGE SIDNEY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1946.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Original Story by Eleanore Griffin, William Rankin, Screenplay by Edmund Beloin, Nathaniel Curtis, Harry Crane, James O’Hanlon, Samson Raphaelson, additional dialogue by Kay Van Riper, based on the novel by Samuel Hopkins Adams.  Cinematography by George J. Folsey.  Produced by Arthur Freed.  Music by Lennie Hayton, Conrad Salinger.  Production Design by…

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Adam’s Rib (1949)

GEORGE CUKOR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 1949.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.  Screenplay by Ruth Gordon, Garson Kanin.  Cinematography by George J. Folsey.  Produced by Lawrence Weingarten.  Music by Miklos Rozsa.  Production Design by William Ferrari, Cedric Gibbons.  Costume Design by Walter Plunkett.  Film Editing by George Boemler.  Academy Awards 1950.  Golden Globe Awards 1950. Terrific battle of the sexes film written by the team of…

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