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us: Hecht, Ben, 1894-1964


  • [Ben Hecht (1894-1964) was an American screenwriter, playwright, novelist, film director, and producer.]
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    • us: Hekhṭ, Ben, 1894-1964
    • us: העכט, בען, 1894-1964
    • us: הכט, בן, 1894-1964
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        18940228
    • Death Date

        19640418
    • Birth Place

        New York, N.Y.
    • Death Place

        New York, N.Y.
    • Gender

        male
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    • Occupation

        (raam) Scriptwriters
          (itoamc) Dramatists
            (itoamc) Motion picture directors
              (itoamc) Motion picture producers
                (itoamc) Journalists
                  (itoamc) Novelists
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              • Sources

                • found: Bodenheim. Minna and myself ... 1918.
                • found: Lieberman, C. Ben Hekhṭ, c1962: t.p. verso (Ben Hecht [in rom.])
                • found: Halliwell's filmgoer's & video viewer's companion, 11th ed. (Hecht, Ben, 1894-1964; American screenwriter and critic)
                • found: Internet movie database, Jan. 10, 2011 (Ben Hecht; screenwriter, playwright, director, producer; b. Feb. 28, 1894 in New York, N.Y.; d. Apr. 18, 1964 in New York, N.Y.)
                • found: Wikipedia, Apr. 21, 2011 (Ben Hecht (Feb. 28, 1894-Apr. 18, 1964); American screenwriter, director, producer, playwright, and novelist; was a journalist in 1910s-1920s)
                • found: Internet Broadway database, Apr. 21, 2011 (Ben Hecht; b. Feb 28, 1894, New York, NY; d. Apr 18, 1964, New York, NY)
                • found: American short-story writers, 1910-1945. First series, c1989 (Ben Hecht (28 Feb. 1894-18 Apr. 1964))
                • found: American screenwriters, c1984 (Ben Hecht (28 Feb. 1894-18 Apr. 1964))
                • found: Who was who in the theatre, 1912-1976, c1978 (Hecht, Ben, author and dramatist; b. New York City, 28 Feb. 1894; d. 18 Apr. 1964)
                • found: The complete index to literary sources in film, c1999: author index (Hecht, Ben (1892-1964))
                • found: International dict. of films and filmmakers, c1997: v. 4, p. 364 (Hecht, Ben; American writer, producer, and director; b. New York City, 28 Feb. 1893; d. 18 Apr. 1964)
                • found: The new encyc. Britannica, c2005 (Hecht, Ben; b. Feb. 28, 1894, New York City, d. Apr. 18, 1964; U.S. novelist, playwright, and film writer)
              • LC Classification

                • PS3515.E18
              • General Notes

                • [Ben Hecht (1894-1964) was an American screenwriter, playwright, novelist, film director, and producer.]
              • Editorial Notes

                • [Machine-derived non-Latin script reference project.]
                • [Non-Latin script references not evaluated.]
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                • 1981-11-09: new
                • 2013-02-08: revised
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