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The collected stories of Ben Hecht

Ben Hecht

The collected stories of Ben Hecht

by Ben Hecht

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Published by Crown publishers in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementprefaced by Some introductory thoughts by the author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.H355 Cn, PS3515.E18 Cn
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 524 p.
Number of Pages524
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21963775M
LC Control Number45005017

Ben Hecht; Ben Hecht (primary author only) Author division. Ben Hecht is currently considered a "single author." If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author. Includes. Ben Hecht is composed of 2 names. You can examine and . The Collected Stories of Ben Hecht () Perfidy () Concerning a Woman of Sin () Gaily, Gaily, Signet () A Child of the Century () ( ) The Front Page () The Champion from Far Away () Actor's Blood () A Treasury of Ben Hecht: Collected Stories and Other Writings () Erik Dorn. I Hate Actors! Afternoons in New York.

The Ben Hecht Story & News, Compiled. "A Hecht Reprint in Every Issue." Snickersnee Press ISSN /ISBN Colored card stock with Centerfolio reprint of a s Hecht story - 10 issues. Index to articles and images. Buy here. PayPal. Ben Hecht was an American screenwriter, director, producer, playwright, journalist, and novelist. A journalist in his youth, he went on to write 35 books and some of the most entertaining screenplays and plays in America. He received screen credits, alone or in collaboration, for the stories or screenplays of some seventy films/5(15).

  Notorious Ben Hecht book cover. Editor’s Note: February 3, —Gorbach has been selected as a finalist for the National Jewish Book Award in Biography. Editor’s Note: Ap —A review of the book appeared in the New York Times. A new book offers a rare look at all facets of one of Hollywood’s most legendary screenwriters. Ben Hecht was an American screenwriter, director, producer, playwright, journalist, and novelist. A journalist in his youth, he went on to write 35 books and some of the most entertaining screenplays and plays in America. He received screen credits, alone or in collaboration, for the stories or screenplays of some seventy films/5(2).


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The Collected Stories of Ben Hecht Hardcover – January 1, by Ben Hecht (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings/5(2). The collected stories of Ben Hecht: Prefaced by some introductory thoughts Hardcover – January 1, by Ben Hecht (Author)/5(2).

The Collected Stories of Ben Hecht. Collected Stories of Ben Hecht. 22 Stories Includes; Concerning a Woman of Sin; Remember Thy Creator; Cafe Sinister; Death of Eleazer; Actors Blood; In The Midst of Death /5. A Treasury Of Ben Hecht Collected Stories and Other Writings Hardcover – by Ben Hecht (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover, Author: Ben Hecht. Not to be confused with the later Crown collection of Hecht's writings titled "A Treasury of Ben Hecht: Collected Stories and Other Writings," published in Introductory notes by the author.

Very Good plus in a Very Good dust jacket. Spine ends lightly bumped, light soil to Book Edition: First Edition. of results for Books: Ben Hecht. Skip to main search results Amazon Prime. The collected stories of Ben Hecht: Prefaced by some introductory thoughts. by Ben Hecht | Jan 1, out of 5 stars 2.

Hardcover The Ben Hecht Show: Impolitic Observations from. Some were collected in A Book of Miracles () and all but one in The Collected Stories of Ben Hecht ().I should point out that the dates listed here appear to be dates of publication in book form and not in magazine form.

For example, the film The Great Gabbo, released inis based on Hecht's story "The Rival Dummy," which was published in book form many years. Looking for books by Ben Hecht. See all books authored by Ben Hecht, including My Story, and A Thousand and One Afternoons in Chicago, and more on The Collected Stories of Ben Hecht.

Description: New York: Grosset and Dunlap, Later Printing. Hardcover. Red cloth over boards, title stamped in black onto upper board and spine, top edge stained red, 8vo (8 inches tall), pp.

ix, Seller Rating: % positive. collected from the "collected stories of ben hecht". (HAMMOND HAMMOND & CO. LONDON) THE STORY WAS PUBLISHED WITH THE PERMISSION OF ROSE CAYLOR HECHT AS THE EXECUTRIX OF THE BEN HECHT ESTATE IN   Two new books finally give this chapter of his life the emphasis it deserves.

“Ben Hecht: Fighting Words, Moving Pictures,” by Adina Hoffman, an accomplished literary biographer, and “The Author: Mark Horowitz. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hecht, Ben, Collected stories of Ben Hecht. London: Hammond, Hammond & Co., Ltd., n.d.

(OCoLC) (from 'The Shadow' in The Collected Stories of Ben Hecht, ) Ben Hecht was was born in New York, the son of Russian-Jewish immigrants. His parents, Joseph Hecht, a garment worker, and Sarah Swernofsky, were born in Minsk, Belarus; they spoke Yiddish. Ben Hecht: The screewriter and his tragic daughter Oscar-winner Ben Hecht was known for his movies.

But, as Francine Wolfisz discovers, he also had tragedy in. critical review of ben hecht's play "twentieth century" for the play's revival at the anta theater starring jose ferrer and gloria swanson. IN "TIME" MAGAZINE, JANUARY 8,ON PAGE Size: 8 1/2' X 11".

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OCLC Number: Description: pages: Contents: Concerning a woman of sin --Miracle of the fifteen murderers --Remember thy creator --The mystery of the fabulous laundryman --The adventures of Professor Emmett --Cafe Sinister --The champion from far away --Death of Eleazer --The pink Hussar --The shadow --God is good to a Jew --The wistful blackguard --Specter of the rose --The bull.

For 22 weeks, Ben Hecht held forth on a variety of subjects, enraging some, engaging many. Here is a sample of Hechts stories and essays from his short-lived television show. Entertaining, defiant, realistic, and iconoclastic, these are the impolitic thoughts of a man who tried to awaken the public from the "optical opiate" of s television.

“The Collected Stories of Ben Hecht” () — A compendium of short fiction by an inventive storyteller who takes on a variety of subjects and narrative techniques. Genre/Form: American fiction Mystery and detective fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hecht, Ben, Collected stories of Ben Hecht.

Ben Hecht, Writer: Notorious. Ben Hecht, one of Hollywood's and Broadway's greatest writers, won an Oscar for best original story for Underworld () at the first Academy Awards in and had a hand in the writing of many classic films. He was nominated five more times for the best writing Oscar, winning (along with writing partner and friend Charles MacArthur, with whom Occupation: Writer, Actor, Producer.A Book of Miracles () A Guide for the Bedevilled (, nonfiction) A Child of the Century (, memoir) A Treasury Of Ben Hecht: Collected Stories And Other Writings (, anthology) Perfidy (, nonfiction) Gaily, Gaily () Wrote plays: The Front Page () Christmas Eve: A Morality Play () To Quito and Back () A Flag is Born: Ben Hecht, (born FebruNew York City, New York, U.S.—died ApNew York City), American novelist, playwright, and film writer who, as a newspaperman in the s, perfected a type of human interest sketch that was widely emulated.

His play The Front Page (), written with Charles MacArthur, influenced the public’s idea of the newspaper world and the newspaperman.