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Ben Hecht: Fighting Words, Moving Pictures

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"He was, according to Pauline Kael, "the greatest American screenwriter." Jean-Luc Godard called him "a genius" who "invented 80 percent of what is used in Hollywood movies today." Besides tossing off dozens of now-classic scripts--including Scarface, Twentieth Century, and Notorious--Ben Hecht was known in his day as ace reporter, celebrated playwright, taboo-busting novelist, and the most quick-witted of provocateurs. During World War II, he also emerged as an outspoken crusader for the imperiled Jews of Europe, and later ...

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Ben Hecht: Fighting Words, Moving Pictures
2020, Yale University Press

ISBN-13: 9780300251814

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Ben Hecht: Fighting Words, Moving Pictures
2019, Yale University Press

ISBN-13: 9780300180428

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Ben Hecht: Fighting Words, Moving Pictures
2019, Tantor Audio, Old Saybrook

ISBN-13: 9781515937777

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Ben Hecht: Fighting Words, Moving Pictures
2019, Tantor Audio, Old Saybrook

ISBN-13: 9781630156091

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