Top Ten 1955

BIL'S BEST ACTOR

Such a good year for movies, and one of the most interesting and exciting is John Sturges’ disquieting tale of American racism at its most vicious, Bad Day At Black Rock. The film also features the great Spencer Tracy in his trademark. He is once again the moral righteousness who comes to calmly put everyone in their place, this time without an arm, and with an impressive level of strength and complexity.

Honour Roll: James Dean, East Of Eden; Alec Guinness, The Ladykillers; Laurence Olivier, Richard III; Frank Sinatra, The Man With The Golden Arm

BIL'S BEST ACTRESS

The performance that impresses by today’s standards is the haunting, heart-rending work done by Jane Wyman in Douglas Sirk’s…

  • All That Heaven Allows

    1

  • Bad Day at Black Rock

    2

  • Ordet

    3

  • Pather Panchali

    4

  • Summertime

    5

  • East of Eden

    6

  • Rebel Without a Cause

    7

  • The Ladykillers

    8

  • Rififi

    9

  • Smiles of a Summer Night

    10