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Thanks to @astraleyez for posting about this. Had escaped my knowlege and is definitively up my alley. Art alone is worth getting the book... but man the writing... that poetic pessisimism... that decadent aesthetic.. woooo loving it. Reminds me, in terms of tone, of Maldoror so far #books #decadence #fantaziusmallare #benhecht #wallacesmith #literature #art
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Here's an update by @indianexpress on the searing news of the city. Just two days ahead of the big revelation which will surely stun the audience; #Dramatech is all set to present a fun show - #TheFrontPage , directed by Sanjiv Agarwal. Venue: Shri Ram Centre, Mandi House, New Delhi – 110001 (Nearest Metro: Mandi House) Time: 7 PM Dates: Saturday, 20 October and Sunday, 21 October 2018 Saturday, 27 October and Sunday, 28 October 2018 Tickets: Rs. 150 - Rs. 1000 Hit the link in bio for tickets. #benhecht #theatre #theatreindia #delhitheatre #theatreindelhi #stageplay #hindiplay
#DRAMATECH THEATRE GROUP Delhi's leading theatre group for classic, comedy & musical plays in English and Hindi. In the last 34 years, it has 43 major productions. Presents "#TheFrontPage " – a fun-filled comedy in Hindi Directed by Sanjiv Agarwal, the play is adapted from a Broadway classic about tabloid newspaper reporters on the police beat. The drama unfolds in a newsroom attached to a jail where a hanging is about to take place. All hell breaks loose when the condemned man escapes. As cops and netas scramble comically for damage control, the journos fall over one another to get the hottest scoop of the year. The adapted play in Hindi is set in Delhi of the early 1990s. Venue: Shri Ram Centre, Mandi House, New Delhi – 110001 (Nearest Metro: Mandi House) Time: 7 PM Dates: Saturday, 20 October and Sunday, 21 October 2018 Saturday, 27 October and Sunday, 28 October 2018 Tickets: Rs. 150 - Rs. 1000 Hit the link in bio for tickets. #benhecht #theatre #theatreindia #delhitheatre #theatreindelhi #stageplay #hindiplay
#Dramatech presents #TheFrontPage – a fun-filled comedy in Hindi, adapted from a #BroadwayClassic about tabloid #newspaper #reporters on the police beat. The drama unfolds in a #newsroom attached to a jail where a hanging is about to take place. All hell breaks loose when the condemned man escapes. As cops and netas scramble comically for damage control, the journos fall over each other to get the hottest scoop of the year. The adapted play in Hindi is set in Delhi of the early 1990s. Venue: #ShriRamCentre Date: Oct 20 & 21, 27 & 28 Time: 7 PM Tickets: Rs. 150 - Rs. 1000 @bookmyshowin link to the tickets in the bio. #benhecht #theatre #theatreindia #delhitheatre #theatreindelhi #stageplay #hindiplay
The first Oscar for writing - Ben Hecht’s 1928 Academy Award @newberrylibrary in #chicago #illinois #il #il #travel #literature #academyaward #oscar #oscars #ampas #benhecht
𓁼 #WallaceSmith (1889 - 1937) one of my favorite illustrators who actually went to jail for the illustrations he did for #FantaziusMallare written by #BenHecht ( an incredible author & screenwriter on #hisgirlfriday ,Spellbound -uncredited for #GoneWithTheWind & my personal favorite of his Whirlpool + a ton more ) . To give you an idea of the tone of this delightfully devilish book here is the preface by Hecht : ≋ “THIS dark and wayward book is affectionately dedicated to my enemies—to the curious ones who take fanatic pride in disliking me; to the baffling ones who remain enthusiastically ignorant of my existence; to the moral ones upon whom Beauty exercises a lascivious and corrupting influence; to the moral ones who have relentlessly chased God out of their bedrooms; to the moral ones who cringe before Nature, who flatten themselves upon prayer rugs, who shut their eyes, stuff their ears, bind, gag and truss themselves and offer their mutilations to the idiot God they have invented (the Devil take them, I grow bored with laughing at them); to the anointed ones who identify their paranoic symptoms as virtues, who build altars upon complexes; to the anointed ones who have slain themselves and who stagger proudly into graves (God deliver Himself from their caress!); to the religious ones who wage bloody and tireless wars upon all who do not share their fear of life (Ah, what is God but a despairing refutation of Man?); to the solemn and successful ones who gesture with courteous disdain from the depth of their ornamental coffins (we are all cadavers but let us refrain from congratulating each other too courteously on the fact)” 😳 WOW Right?! #nihilism #contemporaryart #fantasyillustration #classicliterature #contemporaryart #goth #gothicstyle #vintageillustration
Ordered Duns on Bond today. @tidforpodd (Swedish 007 podcast) talked about the Ben Hecht @007 script and I realised I haven’t heard much about it at all before. Hopefully reading @jeremyduns will change all that. #jamesbond #benhecht #jeremyduns #tidförpodd #casinoroyale #dunsonbond #lateglobaljamesbonddaypresentformyself
Türkiye Ticaret Matbaası - 1955 Yazarlar: Mac Kinley Kantor (Otomobilde Üç Kişiydiler), Ben Hecht (On Beş Katilin Yarattığı Mucize), Robert & Christine Harris (Bir Cinayetin Resmi), T.S. Stribling (Profesör Poggioli’nin Şişesi) Bu kitapta okuyacağınız polis hikayeleri Paris, New York, Londra ve Sidney’de aynı zamanda yayınlanmış ve dünyanın en tanınmış polis romancılarının en son eserleridir. Briand, Wilson, Roosvelt ve Churchill gibi tanınmış politika ve devlet adamları, bu kitapta hikayelerini okuyacağınız muharrirlerin romanlarını ellerinden düşürmezlerdi. #apanoptikon #sahaf #akademi #polisromanları #polisiyeroman #mackinleykantor #benhecht #robertharris #christineharris #stribling #paris #newyork #londra #sidney #hikaye #roman #kitap #aksiyon #eskişehir #türkiye
———— 1983 Directed by: Brian De Palma Written by: Oliver Stone - Howard Hawks - Ben Hecht Photography by: John A. Alonzo ———– • • • #scarface #TonyMontana #AlejandroSosa #AlPacino #PaulShenar #BrianDePalma #OliverStone #HowardHawks #BenHecht #JohnAlonzo #crime #drama #movieoftheday #instamovies
His Girl Friday (1940) War of the words 29 March 2016 Usually I have issues with IMDb short summaries, but this time they nailed it. "A newspaper editor uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying." "His Girl Friday" is a screwball comedy, and one of the most hilarious I have ever seen. The screenplay is excellent and Howard Hawks has done a great job directing it. Cary Grant and beautiful Rosalind Russell have sparkling chemistry and the way they perform jokes is so natural and believable. But to fully enjoy this movie you have to be fluent in English. Watching it with subtitles simply won't do it, because the essence of this film's greatness is in its frantic pace. Plot twists are good, but the breathtakingly fast overlapping dialogue, simultaneous conversations and rapid-fire delivery of word gags, sarcastic insults, sexual innuendos and in-jokes are what ensured this movie's high place in the film history. 8,5/10 #hisgirlfriday #comedy #romance #howardhawks #benhecht #carygrant #rosalindrussell #ralphbellamy #genelockhart #reporter #newspaper #exwife #marriage #battleofthesexes #screwball #hilarious #jokes #fastpace #frantic #plottwist #wordgames #sarcastic #insults #sexualinnuendo #cultcomedy
THE FRONT PAGE. Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur, 1928. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Hecht to members of his family on the front endpaper: "To Peter, Esther, Patty Hecht / From Ben Hecht / Love." Hecht's rarest and most important play, basis for three key films: in 1931 with Adolphe Menjou and Pat O'Brien, in 1974 with Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau, and most importantly, the classic screwball comedy "His Girl Friday," with Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell in 1940. Hecht is arguably the greatest screenwriter of Hollywood's golden era, Housed in a custom quarter-leather clamshell box. Ask@royalbooks.com #benhecht #thefrontpage #signed #hisgirlfriday #carygrant #jacklemmon #waltermatthau
Notorious (1946) Wonderful Movie . Even if you don't enjoy thrillers, still could watch it once at least ! This is an actual BNW image shot from the movie filled in during editing . #Notorious #RetroClassic #Hitchcock #AlfredHitchcock #BenHecht #CaryGrant #IngridBergman #ClaudeRains #LouisCalhern #RKORadioPictures #HollywoodIndia #Hollywood #SpyThriller #BollywoodActor #Bollywood #InstaFilmy #MovieQuotes #FilmyFever #FilmyGeek
THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN ARM // Otto Preminger, 1955
As part of Gallery 37’s Downtown Summer Program, the mural “The Meaning of Chicago, Call to Creators” was made in 2004 by artist Stefan Johanson. The images are quintessential Chicago. From left to right a black and white picture of Studs Terkel. Surrounding him are ‘The Jungle’ from Upton Sinclair and ‘1001 Afternoons in Chicago’ from Ben Hecht, next to Carl Sandburg’s opening from his poem ‘Chicago.’ Nearby is author Gwendolyn Brooks who smiles as a yellow and black skyscraper bends towards her, cradling puffy blue and white clouds sitting under the Chicago skyline. You can see it at the Millennium Park Harris Theater Parking Lobby at 205 East Randolph. #MuralMonday #art #chicagowriters #chicagopoetry #MeaningOfChicagoCallToCreators #artist #stefanjohanson #muralist #publicart #chicagoart #books  #HarrisTheater #parkinggarage #studsterkel #writers #gwendolynbrooks #benhecht #carlsandburg #chicago #poetry #gallery37 📷@yolandanews
Fredric March born August 31, 1897. Here with Miriam Hopkins and Gary Cooper in one of our favorite films, DESIGN FOR LIVING (1933). #fredericmarch #lubitsch #noelcoward #benhecht
Thank you Greg Olson at @seattleartmuseum ! Tonight's film for which I wrote an essay: Nothing Sacred (1937) #seattleartmuseum #carolelombard #benhecht #fredericmarch #1930s
«Γιατί μου αρέσει η μοναχικότητα αλλα όχι η μοναξιά.» 🔑. Release date: 1946 Director: #AlfredHitchcock Written by: #BenHecht Music by: #RoyWebb Starring: #carygrant #notorious
🍚🔫🙀Say hello to to my little furriend!!! #purrface
Jean was a birdman and Peter was a fisherman. #jeancocteau #jackkerouac #cotedazur #benhecht
THE FRONT PAGE // Lewis Milestone, 1931
Time is a circus, always packing up and moving away. 📸 @sfbikerboy
Anecdote I heard at a dinner party hosted by former Bernardo Bertolucci associates: When Anthony Quinn was brought to Italy to shoot Ulysses, there was an unexplained delay in getting the film underway. Tiring of hearing one excuse after another, Quinn finally confronted producers Dino De Laurentiis and Carlo Ponti saying he would return to the states if he didn't get the real story. They decided to 'come clean' and confessed that they had commissioned screenwriter Ben Hecht who turned in a great screenplay but adapted the wrong 'Ulysses'--the novel by James Joyce rather than Homer's epic. Not wanting to make the error public, the producers were stalling until screenwriters were finishing their adaptation of the correct Ulysses. Seeing an opportunity, Quinn said he'd remain in Italy on one condition: the producers would produce another film for Quinn to star in by an Italian director he had met while the script was being finished. Who is he?, they wanted to know. Some fellow named Fellini was the answer. That a$$h@(%?, they exclaimed. Quinn was insistent and, over a barrel, the producers relented. Thus, La Strada was made while finishing touches were applied to Ulysses script. Remember which of the two films won an Oscar? #film #filmmaking #filmmaker #hollywood #ulysses #benhecht #anthonyquinn #lastrada #anecdote
FRIDAY, JUNE 15th: Ah, simpler times. Unironic hat wearing, clothes that fit, and phones that required two hands and no data plan. If this all sounds awkwardly comforting, swing by The VU this Friday for our screening of HIS GIRL FRIDAY. Doors at 7:30 pm, $5 tickets, RSVP soon. - #Screening #HisGirlFriday #JamaicaPlain #Boston #HowardHawks #CaryGrant #RosalindRussell #BenHecht #ClassicMovies #1940sMovies #RomCom #Banter #Barbs #Bombast #Film #Cinema #Movies #NeighborhoodFlicks #LocalMovies #MicroCinema
FRIDAY, JUNE 15th: Way more than a thousand words in this picture, but that's what this film is all about: barbs, banter, and verbal bombast. HIS GIRL FRIDAY screens this Friday at The VU. Doors at 7:30 pm, $5 tickets, only a little shouting. - #Screening #HisGirlFriday #JamaicaPlain #Boston #HowardHawks #CaryGrant #RosalindRussell #BenHecht #Classics #RomCom #1940sMovies #Dialogue #Banter #Film #Cinema #NeighborhoodFlicks #MicroCinema #LocalMovies
Moonlight and Magnolias is a riot! If you need a good laugh, then this is the show for you! Running through June 24! #moonlightandmagnolias #play #theatre #hilarious #peanuts #bananas #victorfleming #benhecht #davidoselznick
✨ D I M A N C H E A P A R I S 💐 • annereads - Anne Akrich est écrivaine, j’ai adoré son dernier livre. Ensuite j’ai acheté Il faut se méfier des hommes nus @jailu_editions et j’espère bien le lire très vite ! 🤗 • Aujourd’hui, Anne nous parle non pas d’un mais de deux livres ! On n’en attendait pas moins de l’auteure de « Traité de savoir-rire à l’usage des embryons » non?! Elle devait peut-être venir avec son baby boy Abel - ceux qui ont lu le livre comprendront 💚- mais finalement c’est seule, fraîche et pimpante qu’elle est venue à notre rdv ! Bonus : elle a pris un café crème 😏 • 1/ Quel genre de lectrice es-tu ? A 12 ans je suis partie avec mes deux sœurs et mes parents habiter à Tahiti. La lecture est alors devenue une activité boulimique ! Aujourd’hui, je lis de façon anarchique quand je n’écris pas et que je ne suis pas guidée par mes recherches. J’aime beaucoup Dumas, Proust, Roth... et lis du contemporain principalement. C’est ce qui m’a donné envie d’écrire. Mais je reconnais que les séries remplissent le besoin de fiction des gens à 100%, j’en suis moi-même une grande consommatrice ! • 2/ Pourquoi ces livres ? Le juif amoureux car je suis POUR la réhabilitation de l’humour en littérature, non ce n’est pas une sous-littérature ! Ben Hecht car j’adore le cinéma...il explore ici le sentiment amoureux, la jalousie, l’égoïsme. Roberto Bolano est un auteur contemporain chilien culte mort en 2003. Il faut lire son livre qui est simple dans la phrase. • 3/ Morceau choisi : (RDV bientôt sur mon site pour la version complète de l’itw ;)) • 4/ Où ça ?! J’aime bien la Librairie des Abbesses, Les arpenteurs, L’atelier 9, et @ecumedespages ! • 5/ A LIRE SI : Pour Un juif amoureux, si tu aimes le cinéma et veux découvrir l’œuvre romanesque d’un des plus grands scénaristes ! Pour Les détectives sauvages, si tu veux lire un chef-d’œuvre ! 😲 • BONUS : Si Anne pouvait rencontrer un écrivain célèbre, elle choisirait Hemingway car « il devait avoir un bon coup de fourchette ! » 😜 • #anneakrich #benhecht #robertobolaño #estellereads #portraitdudimanche #ecrivaine #sundayfunday #lesdetectivessauvages #unjuifamoureux #paris #paris9 #cafeparisien #interview
YOU ARE INVITED TO OPENING NIGHT PRE-SHOW GALA JUNE 1 Tickets on sale now! Event expected to sell out, so buy your tickets before it's too late. CTPoregon.org 6:45 pm Doors open - hors d'oeuvres and wine 7:30 pm Performance of Moonlight and Magnolias Party like it’s 1939 on the Gala Opening Night, (Friday, June 1st), sponsored by First Interstate Bank. Hors d’oeuvres, courtesy of Porter’s Restaurant, and wine, courtesy of Fences Winery. Have your photo taken with Scarlett O’Hara and Rhett Butler after you’ve dodged the paparazzi! Theatregoers are encouraged to dress as their favorite 1940’s Hollywood star and an award will be given for the best costume. A $25.00 gift certificate from Porters and gifts from Adorn Salon and First Interstate Bank, a Hollywood Walk of Fame Star Quilt from Diana Rasmussen and four vouchers from CTP are waiting for the star or starlet of the evening. Renaissance Rose in Ashland, (@renaissanceroseashland @renaissancerosecostume ) a co-sponsor of this production, is a great source for the 1940’s glamour gowns and suits and will be supplying reproductions of Scarlett O’Hara’s green and white summer dress as well as the dazzling red gown she wore to Melanie’s birthday party. Moonlight and Magnolias stars @jforbesr1 as David O. Selznick, @williamjcoyne as Ben Hecht, @jeffseveleth as Victor Fleming and #meagankirby as Miss Poppenghul! Performances through June 24! #moonlightandmagnolias #gonewiththewind #davidoselznick #victorfleming #benhecht #theatre #openingnight #gala #partylikeits1939
#nowwatching Notorious Alfred Hitchcock - 1946 Spies, Lies and naughty Nazi's high drama played out with a subtle touch #alfredhitchcock #carygrant #ingridbergman #clauderains #benhecht
A traveling snake oil (or in this case furniture polish) salesman is mistaken for an Inspector General by corrupt town officials. Funnier than i had any idea it’d be, from the shooting the bird out of the sky in the beginning, to the dude trying repeatedly to resign, those twins, and all of #DannyKaye ’s facial expressions. It made me think of a disney classic made in live action, or that it could’ve been animated and been just as, if not funnier, that it already was, given the limitation of real people and effects at the time. I liked how the music and Kaye’s facial expressions/movement mimiced each other, the guy on the left in the band when we first meet Yakov and Georgi, Georgi trying to give that little old lady her money back, the throwing of the glasses into the fire, the scene in the military training class when Georgi’s trying to escape that guy with the eye patch, hiding everyone in his room, the line about the doctor who hadn’t seen a patient in years because he was near sighted, Georgi singing with three other versions of himself (Kaye did all of his singing himself....dude) and those curls and that military uniform on Georgi. I would buy this, see more Danny Kaye films and now want to see his version of The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. #ssmovieof2018 #comedy #musical #romance #WalterSlezak #BarbaraBates #ElsaLanchester #GeneLockhart #AlanHale #WalterCatlett #RhysWilliams #BennyBaker #LewHearn #SamHearn #IdaMoore (aww poor old lady) writers: #PhilipRapp #HarryKurnitz (screenplay by) #BenHecht (uncredited) #NikolayGogol (as #NikolaiGogol , suggested by a play by) director: #HenryKoster movie of 2018 number 14) #TheInspectorGeneral
Felicidades Cary, dicen que La foto ha sido verdaderamente un gran éxito. He encontrado la foto por ahí. La foto que dice el texto (The picture) se refería a la exclusiva que consiguió Hildy Johnson para el Morning Post. Hildy nunca se casó con su novio y se quedó en el periódico trabajando. Es difícil conciliar algunas actividades profesionales, se ve. La película es Luna nueva, basada en una obra de teatro de Ben Hecht, y la dirigió Howard Hawks. Ella es Rosalind Russell, y Cary... pues Cary era Cary Grant. Recomiendo vivamente ver esta pelicula, un rato en la eternidad que dura una hora y treinta y dos minutos. Luego se vuelve a la realidad, pero la puedes sortear viendo una y otra vez la peli. #lunanueva #hisgirlfriday #carygrant #rosalindrussell #howardhawks #cine #kino #movie #pelicula #benhecht
It's only been 4 months... and I have way more pictures than this, but here's a smol photo dump from shows that I have been to this year 🖤
#JamesStewart and #ClaudetteColbert in IT'S A WONDERFUL WORLD, 1 of 10 films blasted in my chapter about the #TenWorst of #1939 , #hollywoodsgreatestyear , in my new book #TenMoviesataTime .
#MaeClarke and #LeeTracy (born 120 years ago today) in TURN BACK THE CLOCK (1933), 1 of 10 films featured in my chapter about Depression-themed movies in my new book #TenMoviesataTime .
When Tony Montana dies in 1983's Scarface, the globe says "The World is Yours" which is what flashed on a billboard when Tony Camonte (Paul Muni) died in the original 1932 Scarface ☆ Development for Scarface began after Pacino saw the 1932 film and called producer Martin Bregman about the potential for a remake ☆ #TonyCamonte  #PaulMuni #Scarface  #ScarfaceMovie #Scarface1983  #BrianDePalma #OliverStone  #AlPacino #Pacino  #SayHelloToMyLittleFriend   #TonyMontana  #ElPrecioDelPoder   #BenHecht  #HowardHawks   #ArmitageTrail  #MovieTrivia   #FilmTrivia  #Trivia  #DidYouKnow   #FilmFact  #MovieFact  #MovieBuff  #FilmBuff   #CinephileCommunity #MovieGeek #ClassicFilms  #ClassicMovies  #FilmJunkies   #1932  #1983
Time is a circus of shadow, always packing up and moving away.. #benhecht #circus #circusofshadow #time #shadow #blackandwhitecircus #blackandwhitephoto
Sir Noël Peirce Coward died March 26, 1973 in Blue Harbor, Jamaica. He was born December 16, 1899 in Teddington, Middlesex & began performing as a child. After WWI, his plays met great success in the West End & on Broadway. Gainsborough Films’ The Queen Was in the Parlour (1927) was the 1st film of a Coward play; it & 2 other silent film adaptations received good reviews despite the lack of Coward’s dialogue. Hollywood began adapting his work with the advent of talkies & the relaxation of censorship. In his memoir Future Indefinite, Coward wrote: “Of all my plays only one, Cavalcade, had been filmed with taste and integrity. The rest, with the possible exception of Private Lives, which was passable, had been rewritten by incompetent hacks, vulgarized by incompetent directors and reduced to common fatuity.” Cavalcade (1933) did garner critical acclaim along with 3 Academy Awards & box office success. This still of Gary Cooper & Fredric March was from Ernst Lubitsch's adaptation of Design for Living (1933). He made his talking film debut in The Scoundrel (1935) which was filmed at Paramount's Astoria studios; he must have given a pass to the film's codirector Ben Hecht who wrote Design for Living's script. During WWII, he worked for the Ministry of Information in order to sway American opinion to enter the war; his Hollywood handler was actor Cary Grant. He also appeared in In Which We Serve (1942), Our Man in Havana (1959), Paris When It Sizzles (1964), Bunny Lake Is Missing (1965), Boom! (1968) & The Italian Job (1969). His work continued to be the basis for myriad films until the present day. He never married & was secretly gay. After the war, Winston Churchill blocked a knighthood probably due to his homophobia. Coward & his longtime companion, South African actor Graham Payn, had an open relationship; his lovers included Louis Hayward, Ned Rorem, Philip Streatfeild, James Cagney & Prince George, Duke of Kent. #noëlcoward #garycooper #fredricmarch #benhecht #ernstlubitsch #designforliving #paramountpictures #menwithstyle #classichollywood #englishman #actor #debonair #confirmedbachelor #gay #playwright #composer #suits #latergram
An alternative Bond universe is something that always fascinated me. If Richard Burton had played James Bond in the very first film that was Longitude 78 West -basically Thunderball. And instead of getting Thunderball in 1965, we would have got Casino Royale produced by Broccoli, Saltsman and Felton with a script written by Ben Hecht but starring Claude Rains as Le Chiffre #jamesbond #alternative #casinoroyale #clauderains #benhecht #seanconney
Tech Week Photo Fact: In this photo of Eagle Theatre’s Moonlight & Magnolias we pay homage to Victor Fleming's direction of Gone With The Wind. Watch the film and you will find an array of fantastic stylized tableaux! It is impossible not to be carried away by the rich arterial force of this storytelling. #eaglemoonlight #eagletheatre #gonewiththewind #moonlightandmagnolias #scarlettohara #rhettbutler #davidoselznick #benhecht #victorfleming #cinematography #shadows #lightdesign #techweek
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