Ben Hecht


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Noun1.Ben Hecht - United States writer of stories and plays (1894-1946)
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Ben Hecht got the final out of the first and tossed two more innings, allowing two runs, including one unearned, and two hits.
Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur gleefully satirized the lax values and loose morals of that era in their 1928 comedy classic, "The Front Page.
But it being a revival of a play co-written by the late, great Ben Hecht gets it on this list alone.
Pierre Marivaux, the 18th-century French dramatist; Mary Coyle Chase, who wrote "Harvey"; Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur, who penned the classic comedy of newspapering, "The Front Page"--all journalists.
Written by celebrated screenwriter Ben Hecht, Notorious was released in 1946 and stars Cary Grant as U.
While news competition in Chicago today isn't anything like it was when Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur lampooned it in their 1928 play "The Front Page," there appears to still be intrigue on the business side.
He told how producer David O Selznick locked screenwriter Ben Hecht and director Victor Fleming in his office and demanded a new screenplay for the whole film.
He worked with Ben Hecht and was influenced, like many at the time, by Ernest Hemingway's works.
Nagorski quotes Chicago Daily News reporter Ben Hecht as stating that "Germany is having a nervous breakdown.
Ron Hutchinson's comic look at what happens when writer Ben Hecht, director Victor Fleming and producer David O.
Directed by William Dieterle, whose masterpiece is the dreamlike "The Devil and Daniel Webster," "Tennessee Johnson" is notable for the campaign of repression waged against it: Vincent Price, Zero Mostel, and Ben Hecht, among others, petitioned the Office of War Information to destroy the film in the interest of national unity.