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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 1,563 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 Bront( Visual )

38 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,517 WorldCat member 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
Scarface by Howard Hawks( Visual )

48 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,304 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 )

57 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,170 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 )

12 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in English and held by 1,095 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 )

32 editions published between 1921 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,039 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 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At a British army post in India, native water carrier Gunga Din dreams of becoming a soldier. When the regiment learns that the telegraph wires to one of their outposts have been cut, Sergeants Cutter, MacChesney and Ballantine are sent to investigate. The three sergeants find the compound in the hands of a fiendish band of killers known as the Thugges, members of a fanatic religious order that worships the goddess Kali and has sworn to annihilate the British in India. The sergeants fend off the fanatics' attack, and upon their triumphant return to the post, Ballantine announces that he is foresaking the army to marry Emmy Stebbins and take a job in a tea company. His announcement is met with consternation by his pals, who immediately begin to scheme to keep their buddy in the service. Meanwhile, Gunga Din leads Cutter, who is obsessed with discovering hidden treasure, to a temple of gold, which, they discover, is the holy shrine of the Thugges. As he decoys the Thugges, Cutter sends Gunga Din to the post for reinforcements. MacChesney uses Cutter's dangerous position to trick Ballantine into reenlisting in the rescue mission, and the two ride out, leaving Ballantine's sweetheart behind. The sergeants have misunderstood Gunga Din however, and believing that Cutter is being held captive by priests, arrive with no reinforcements. Captured by the Thugges, the three sergeants watch helplessly as the Scottish troops march in to the fanatics' ambush. Then Gunga Din, imbued with the soldier's spirit, realizes his dream by sounding the bugle to warn the troops, heroically sacrificing his life for his sense of duty. Saved by Gunga Din's warning, the British defeat the Thugges. Later, Ballantine decides that his place is in the army, and Gunga Din is appointed a corporal in the British army and is buried with military honors"--AFI catalog, 1931-1940
A farewell to arms by Ernest Hemingway( Visual )

20 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 743 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

64 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in English and held by 671 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 al 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 595 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 )

22 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chemist discovers a potent rejuvenation drug that restores youth but with some hilarious results
Charlie; the improbable life and times of Charles MacArthur by Ben Hecht( Book )

7 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gaily, gaily by Ben Hecht( Book )

15 editions published between 1963 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters from Bohemia by Ben Hecht( Book )

11 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoir of some men of his generation: Sherwood Anderson, H.L. Mencken, Gene Fowler, Charles MacArthur, and others
The front page by Ben Hecht( Book )

52 editions published between 1928 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Shady Grove Music Fair], Lee Guber and Shelly Gross for Music Fair Enterprises, Inc. present Robert Alda, Bert Convy, Paul Ford, Dody Goodman, Butterfly McQueen in "The Front Page," by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur, also starring James Flavin, Charles White, Harold J. Kennedy with Andy Gerado, Ed Riley, Will Gregory, Patrick Desmond, Bob Larkin, Walter Flanagan, Helen Noyes, Ramon Burgin, Kay Tornborgh, Art Vasil and Arnold Stang, directed by Harold J. Kennedy
Twentieth century by Howard Hawks( Visual )

10 editions published between 1934 and 2005 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A temperamental Broadway producer trains an untutored actress, but when a star, she proves a match for him
The collected stories of Ben Hecht : prefaced by some introductory thoughts by Ben Hecht( Book )

19 editions published between 1945 and 1950 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The front page : a play in three acts by Ben Hecht( Book )

11 editions published between 1950 and 1955 in English and held by 416 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
Perfidy by Ben Hecht( Book )

19 editions published between 1961 and 1999 in English and Hebrew and held by 411 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 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Ben Hecht amerikansk manusforfattar

Ben Hecht amerikansk manusfrfattare

Ben Hecht amerikansk manusforfatter

Ben Hecht amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

Ben Hecht amerykański scenarzysta i pisarz

Ben Hecht sceneggiatore statunitense

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

Bens Hekts

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Hecht, Benjamin.

Hekhṭ, Ben 1894-1964

Бен Хект

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הכט, בן 1893-1964

הכט, בן 1894-1964

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העכט, בען 1894-1964

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Alfred Hitchcock's SpellboundErik Dorn, a novelPerfidyA thousand and one afternoons in ChicagoMoonlight and magnoliasCary GrantA guide for the bedevilled