Fanny, the Flower-Girl or Honesty Rewarded, to Which Are Added Other Tales by Ben Hecht | NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
Fanny, the Flower-Girl or Honesty Rewarded, to Which Are Added Other Tales

Fanny, the Flower-Girl or Honesty Rewarded, to Which Are Added Other Tales

by Ben Hecht
     
 
Classic novel, first published in 1922. According to Wikipedia: "Ben Hecht (February 28, 1894 - April 18, 1964), was an American screenwriter, director, producer, playwright, and novelist. Called "the Shakespeare of Hollywood", he received screen credits, alone or in collaboration, for the stories or screenplays of some 70 films and as a prolific storyteller, authored

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Classic novel, first published in 1922. According to Wikipedia: "Ben Hecht (February 28, 1894 - April 18, 1964), was an American screenwriter, director, producer, playwright, and novelist. Called "the Shakespeare of Hollywood", he received screen credits, alone or in collaboration, for the stories or screenplays of some 70 films and as a prolific storyteller, authored 35 books and created some of the most entertaining screenplays or plays in America. According to film historian Richard Corliss, he was "the" Hollywood screenwriter, someone who "personified Hollywood itself." The Dictionary of Literary Biography - American Screenwriters, calls him "one of the most successful screenwriters in the history of motion pictures." He was the first screenwriter to receive an Academy Award for Original Screenplay, for the movie Underworld (1927). The number of screenplays he wrote or worked on that are now considered classics is, according to Chicago's Newberry Library, "astounding," and included films such as, Scarface (1932), The Front Page, Twentieth Century (1934), Barbary Coast (1935), Stagecoach, Some Like It Hot, Gone with the Wind, Gunga Din, Wuthering Heights, (all 1939), His Girl Friday (1940), Spellbound (1945), Notorious (1946), Monkey Business, A Farewell to Arms (1957), Mutiny on the Bounty (1962), and Casino Royale (posthumously, in 1967).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940000855829
Publisher:
B&R Samizdat Express
Publication date:
03/01/2010
Sold by:
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
77 KB

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