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How do you fight an idea—especially a new idea?




Ben Hecht, 1894–1964, Writer, Journalist & Screen Writer, Screenplay for Ben Hur

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Ben Hecht
Ben Hecht
  • Born: February 28, 1894
  • Died: April 18, 1964
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Screenwriter, Novelist, Playwright, Journalist

Ben Hecht was an American screenwriter, director, producer, playwright, journalist, and novelist. A journalist in his youth, he went on to write thirty-five books and some of the most entertaining screenplays and plays in America. He received screen credits, alone or in collaboration, for the stories or screenplays of some seventy films.

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