Ben Hecht

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United States writer of stories and plays (1894-1946)


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Jane Bergere, Wendy Federman, Anita Waxman, Meredith Lynsey Schade, Jamie de Roy, Al Nocclolino, Spring Slrkin presentation of a play in three acts by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur.
Roosevelt and Ben Hecht are among the 14 characters.
The cast includes Alan Pavis as Victor Fleming, John Smith as David O Selznick, Howard Scott Walker as Ben Hecht and Kate Sawyer as Miss Poppengul.
Though Ebert never cites it explicitly, the book that Life Itself most closely mirrors is A Child of the Century, the 1954 autobiography of the fluent Hollywood screenwriter Ben Hecht, a former reporter who wrote His Girl Friday.
For the Altalena's mission to succeed, its planners would have to secure the cooperation of France (whence it originated), to evade the British navy (which had already diverted the Exodus 1947 and Ben Hecht ships from their course), and to coordinate the plan with the Provisional Government of David Ben-Gurion, who loathed Menachem Begin.
Alfred Hitchcock was intrigued by the story, and in 1945 he hired screenwriter (and former Post fiction author) Ben Hecht to adapt it into a movie.
Screenwriter Ben Hecht, from Ron Hutchinson's "Moonlight and Magnolias"
We're excited that New York City, with a massive multifamily footprint, is the starting point of this project," said Ben Hecht, President and CEO of Living Cities.
Journalist and screenwriter Ben Hecht, the author of A Flag is Born, remarked, "To fight discrimination and injustice to one group of human beings affords protection to every other group.
Mencken, William Saroyan, and screenwriter Ben Hecht.
Hollywood screenwriter Ben Hecht wrote a nonfiction account of how, toward the end of the Holocaust, the Jews of Hungary were betrayed by Rezso (Rudolph) Kasztner, deputy head of Va'ada, the Relief and Rescue Committee, an ideological affiliate of Mapai (later to become the Israeli Labour Party).
Fields, Errol Flynn, John Barrymore and Anthony Quinn, writers Gene Fowler, Will Fowler and Ben Hecht, and artist John Decker.
Some of what Ben Hecht wrote about way back when is stuff that we still write about now.
Ben Hecht, a highly successful Hollywood screenwriter, was among the delegation's most ardent supporters, and he authored some of their most potent advertisements.
I started because I heard Ben Hecht carried a notebook as a reporter and a screenwriter.