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Hecht, Ben 1894-1964

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Notorious by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

75 editions published between 1946 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working undercover for the U.S. government in Rio, the daughter of a convicted Nazi traitor marries a ruthless Nazi spy, but then begins a love affair with her American contact. Torn between passion and patriotism, they must sacrifice their feelings or risk destruction
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë( Visual )

37 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Laurence Olivier, Merle Oberon and David Niven star in this internationally-acclaimed masterpiece based on Emily Brontë's classic story of passion, hatred and revenge. Olivier and Oberon are brilliant as Heathcliff and Cathy, whose tortured love affair ends when Cathy marries the wealthy Edgar (David Niven). Heathcliff's savage retaliation upon the woman he loves explodes in a stunning climax."--Jacket
Scarface by Howard Hawks( Visual )

48 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An exciting story of organized crime's brutal control over Chicago during the Prohibition Era ... This compelling tale of ambition, betrayal and revenge is a groundbreaking masterpiece that influenced all gangster films to follow"--Container
Alfred Hitchcock's Spellbound by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

54 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,132 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
Alfred Hitchcock's Notorious( Visual )

11 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in English and held by 1,081 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
Erik Dorn, a novel by Ben Hecht( Book )

31 editions published between 1921 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,074 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 2013 in 6 languages and held by 888 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
The front page by Ben Hecht( Book )

37 editions published between 1928 and 2007 in English and held by 863 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
A farewell to arms by Ernest Hemingway( Visual )

20 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 696 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 )

63 editions published between 1937 and 2011 in English and held by 666 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
Kiss of death by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

21 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in English and French and held by 591 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
Monkey business by Howard Hawks( Visual )

15 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in English and French and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A secretary (Monroe) marvels at her boss' (Cary Grant) antics after he accidentally ingests a youth pill
Charlie; the improbable life and times of Charles MacArthur by Ben Hecht( Book )

6 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gaily, gaily by Ben Hecht( Book )

15 editions published between 1963 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters from Bohemia by Ben Hecht( Book )

11 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 552 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 )

10 editions published between 1934 and 2005 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an egotistical Broadway producer turns a young girl into a star, they fall madly in love, separate, and reunite on board the Twentieth Century train
My story by Marilyn Monroe( Book )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 466 WorldCat member 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 )

18 editions published between 1945 and 1950 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perfidy by Ben Hecht( Book )

19 editions published between 1961 and 1999 in English and Hebrew and held by 425 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
A guide for the bedevilled by Ben Hecht( Book )

9 editions published between 1943 and 1983 in English and Spanish and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Hecht, Ben

Hecht, Benjamin.

Hekhṭ, Ben 1894-1964

הכט, בן 1893-1964

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הכט, בן בן יוסף

העכט, בן

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העכט, בען 1894-1964

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Alfred Hitchcock's SpellboundErik Dorn, a novelMy storyPerfidyA thousand and one afternoons in ChicagoMoonlight and magnoliasThe Cary Grant box set