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Hecht, Ben 1894-1964

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Publications about Ben Hecht
Publications by Ben Hecht
Publications by Ben Hecht, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Ben Hecht
Notorious by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
69 editions published between 1946 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,585 libraries worldwide
A beautiful woman with a tainted past is enlisted by American agent Devlin to spy on a ring of Nazis in post-war Rio. Her espionage work becomes life-threatening after she marries the most debonair of the Nazi ring, Alex. Only Devlin can rescue her, but to do so he must face his role in her desperate situation and acknowledge that he's loved her all along
Scarface by Howard Hawks( visu )
45 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,310 libraries worldwide
Drama of the life and death of a Chicago gangster of the 1920s
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë( visu )
36 editions published between 1939 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,228 libraries worldwide
A tortured love affair ends between Heathcliff and Cathy when Cathy marries the wealthy Edgar. Heathcliff's savage retaliation upon the woman he loves explodes in a stunning climax
Alfred Hitchcock's Spellbound by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
51 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,128 libraries worldwide
A psychologist falls for a suspect in a murder, which she tries to solve by unlocking the clues hidden in his mind
Erik Dorn, a novel by Ben Hecht( Book )
29 editions published between 1921 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,079 libraries worldwide
Portrays the successful but empty life of a brilliant journalist
Alfred Hitchcock's Notorious ( visu )
9 editions published between 1946 and 2008 in English and held by 1,028 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
Gunga Din by George Stevens( visu )
27 editions published between 1900 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 866 libraries worldwide
Three veteran British sergeants in India try to suppress a native uprising, but it is their water boy, the intrepid Gunga Din, who saves the day
A farewell to arms by Ernest Hemingway( visu )
21 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 682 libraries worldwide
Drama about a wounded American ambulance driver who falls in love with his nurse during World War I
Nothing sacred by William A Wellman( visu )
68 editions published between 1937 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 672 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
Monkey business by Howard Hawks( visu )
37 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 591 libraries worldwide
A secretary (Monroe) marvels at her boss' (Cary Grant) antics after he accidentally ingests a youth pill
The front page by Ben Hecht( Book )
34 editions published between 1928 and 2007 in English and held by 576 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
Charlie; the improbable life and times of Charles MacArthur by Ben Hecht( Book )
6 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 572 libraries worldwide
Gaily, gaily by Ben Hecht( Book )
13 editions published between 1963 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 560 libraries worldwide
Letters from Bohemia by Ben Hecht( Book )
10 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 552 libraries worldwide
Memoir of some men of his generation: Sherwood Anderson, H. L. Mencken, Gene Fowler, Charles MacArthur, and others
Twentieth century ( visu )
10 editions published between 1934 and 2005 in English and held by 476 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
My story by Marilyn Monroe( Book )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 447 libraries worldwide
Little known and long unavailable, this autobiography, written by actress and starlet Marilyn Monroe (1926-1962), describes her early adolescence, her rise in the film industry from bit player to celebrity, and her marriage to Joe DiMaggio, and more
The collected stories of Ben Hecht : prefaced by some introductory thoughts by Ben Hecht( Book )
13 editions published between 1945 and 1950 in English and Undetermined and held by 433 libraries worldwide
Kiss of death by Henry Hathaway( visu )
11 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 423 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
A guide for the bedevilled by Ben Hecht( Book )
7 editions published between 1943 and 1983 in English and held by 411 libraries worldwide
Perfidy by Ben Hecht( Book )
14 editions published between 1961 and 1999 in English and held by 402 libraries worldwide
In an account of the Kastner Greenwald trial, the author condemns what he feels were perfidious compromises in the establishment of Israel
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Hecht, Ben
Hecht, Benjamin.
Hekhṭ, Ben, 1894-1964
הכט, בן, 1894-1964
‏העכט, בען.
העכט, בען, 1894-1964
ヘクト, ベン
English (582)
French (26)
Spanish (17)
German (14)
Italian (7)
Japanese (4)
Multiple languages (4)
Yiddish (3)
Hebrew (2)
Danish (1)
Catalan (1)
Norwegian (1)
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