1001 Afternoons in Chicago

1001 Afternoons in Chicago

by Ben Hecht

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ISBN-13: 9781105792281
Publisher: Lulu.com
Publication date: 03/13/2013
Sold by: LULU PRESS
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 427 KB

About the Author

Ben Hecht (1894-1964), 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."

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