BIL'S BEST ACTOR
Despite the fact that time hasn’t been kind to Billy Wilder’s early directorial triumph, Ray Milland‘s performance in The Lost Weekend still has a lot of kick to it. His idea of an alcoholic is histrionic to say the least, and the film has a twee attitude towards the subject that pales when you compare it to a more modern example like Leaving Las Vegas, but the actor still manages to make something watchable out of it.
Honour Roll: Trevor Howard, Brief Encounter
BIL'S BEST ACTRESS
Marcel Carne created one of the most beautiful, poetic films of all time when he defied Nazi occupation and came up with the three hour long masterpiece Children Of Paradise. Headlining…