3. All Quiet on the Western Front – The Talkies Fight Back

This post is intended neither as an accusation nor as a confession… Well okay, maybe a bit of a confession… Director:¬† Lewis Milestone Producer: Carl Laemmle Jr Studio: Universal Written¬† by: George Abbott (screenplay), Maxwell Anderson (adaptation), Del Andrews (Adaption and dialogue), from the novel by Erich Maria Remarque Starring: Lew Ayres, Louis Wolheim Happy […]

1. Wings – the original Top Gun

This is so exciting – welcome to my first ever Oscar Best Picture evolutionary post! In Oscar terms, we are at primordial soup stage. Messy, yes – but oozing with potential! Director: William A. Wellman Writers: John Monk Saunders (original story), Louis D. Lighton and Hope Loring (screenplay) Producer: Lucien Hubbard Studio: Paramount Pictures Genre: […]