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Hecht, Ben 1894-1964

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Alfred Hitchcock's Notorious by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

103 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 2,680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When troubled beauty Alicia Huberman is recruited by American agent T.R. Devlin to infiltrate a German spy ring in postwar Rio, she accepts. When she receives orders to seduce a Nazi kingpin, Alicia must sacrifice the only happiness she's ever known for a perilous mission that could ultimately cost her and Devlin their lives
Wuthering Heights by William Wyler( Visual )

58 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The acclaimed masterpiece based on Emily Brontë's novel. Laurence Olivier and Merle Oberon star as Heathcliff and Cathy whose tortured love affair is doomed to a tragic end
Alfred Hitchcock's Spellbound by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

81 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychologist falls for a suspect in a murder, which she tries to solve by unlocking the clues hidden in his mind
Scarface by Brian De Palma( Visual )

59 editions published between 1932 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama of the life and death of a Chicago gangster during the prohibition in the 1920's
Erik Dorn, a novel by Ben Hecht( Book )

34 editions published between 1921 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays the successful but empty life of a brilliant journalist
Gunga Din by George Stevens( Visual )

27 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three English soldier comrades battle the punjabs in India while accompanied by their lowly water-bearer Gunga Din, who longs to be a fighter himself
A farewell to arms by Charles Vidor( Visual )

34 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romance of an American ambulance driver wounded in World War I who falls in love with his nurse
Nothing sacred by William A Wellman( Visual )

67 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in English and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman diagnosed with "radium poisoning" is given a last fling in New York City for two weeks, but it all turns into a publicity hoax
Howard Hawks' Monkey business by Howard Hawks( Visual )

24 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A secretary (Monroe) marvels at her boss' (Cary Grant) antics after he accidentally ingests a youth pill
Kiss of death by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

20 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in English and French and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nick Bianco is a small-time crook who gets caught during a jewel heist. Despite some urging, he refuses to rat out the team, assuming they would take care of his family. When his wife commits suicide, he rats out his partners and one seeks revenge
The front page by Ben Hecht( Book )

36 editions published between 1928 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Theatre, direction: A.L. Erlanger & W.H. Rapley, business management: S.E. Cochran. Jed Harris presents "The Front Page," a play by Ben Hecht and Charles McArthur, staged by George S. Kaufman, setting by Raymond Sovery. Scenery built by Frank Dwyer, Inc
Charlie; the improbable life and times of Charles MacArthur by Ben Hecht( Book )

7 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gaily, gaily by Ben Hecht( Book )

10 editions published between 1963 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters from Bohemia by Ben Hecht( Book )

7 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoir of some men of his generation: Sherwood Anderson, H. L. Mencken, Gene Fowler, Charles MacArthur, and others
Twentieth century( Visual )

7 editions published between 1934 and 2005 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This companion piece to His Girl Friday is a hardboiled farce about theatrical personalities. Hecht and MacArthur's play, on which the script is based, is an irreverent screwball variant on the Svengali-Trilby story. The two lovers live life and respond to each other as if on a stage. The gamut of human emotions is a pretext for play acting. Full of feigned sentimentality, the film parodies the egotism of actors
The collected stories of Ben Hecht : prefaced by some introductory thoughts by Ben Hecht( Book )

15 editions published between 1945 and 1950 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perfidy by Ben Hecht( Book )

26 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in English and Hebrew and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an account of the Kastner Greenwald trial, the author condemns what he feels were perfidious compromises in the establishment of Israel
The front page : a play in three acts by Ben Hecht( Book )

9 editions published between 1950 and 1955 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An irresistible comedy with thrills and derring do set in the news room. Hildy wants to break away from journalism and go on a belated honeymoon. There is a jailbreak and into Hildy's hands falls the escapee as hostage. He conceals his prize in a rolltop desk and phones his scoop to his managing editor. Their job is to prevent other reporters and the sheriff from opening the desk and finding their story. Some hoods are enlisted to remove the desk, but they get mixed up with a Boy Scout troop and the mayor and a cleaning woman, among others. It's a whirlwind wrap up with Hildy finally making his breakaway, but the cynical managing editor has him arrested before he leaves town for having stolen a watch he planted on Hildy
My story by Marilyn Monroe( Book )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written at the height of her fame, but not published until over a decade after her death, this autobiography of actress and sex symbol Marilyn Monroe (1926-1962) poignantly recounts her childhood as an unwanted orphan, her early adolescence, her rise in the film industry from bit player to celebrity, her marriage to Joe DiMaggio, and more. The Marilyn in these pages is a revelation: a gifted, intelligent, vulnerable woman who was far more complex than the unwitting sex siren she portrayed on screen. Lavishly illustrated with photos of Marilyn taken by renowned photographer Milton H. Greene, this special book celebrates the life and career of an American icon- from the unique perspective of the icon herself. -- Publisher description
A guide for the bedevilled by Ben Hecht( Book )

7 editions published between 1943 and 1983 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Ben Hecht Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1894-1964)

Ben Hecht amerikansk manusforfattar

Ben Hecht amerikansk manusförfattare

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Ben Hecht amerykański scenarzysta i pisarz

Ben Hecht sceneggiatore statunitense

Ben Hecht US-amerikanischer Journalist, Schriftsteller, Drehbuchautor und Filmregisseur

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