My Favorite Alexander Mackendrick Films

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1.   Sweet Smell of Success (1957)

2.   The Ladykillers (1955)

3.   The Man in the White Suit (1951)

4.   Whiskey Galore! (1949)

3 thoughts on “My Favorite Alexander Mackendrick Films

  1. The dialogue in Sweet Smell of Success is on a level of its own, way up high where it’s always balmy. Watching today’s films it seems writing dialogue is truly a lost art.

  2. I totally agree and along with it’s electrifying dialogue, we get James Wong Howe’s cinematography that compliments it’s noir-ish tone and Elmer Bernstein’s atmospheric music score. Sweet Smell of Success is also another film that was shown on Moviedrome back in the day 🙂 Anyway, thanks for dropping by 🙂

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