Adina Hoffman, 'Ben Hecht: Fighting Words, Moving Pictures'
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Author Adina Hoffman reads from her new biography of acclaimed American screenwriter, Ben Hecht.
Adina Hoffman reads from her new biography \’Ben Hecht\’: a vibrant portrait of one of the most accomplished and prolific American screenwriters, by an award-winning biographer and essayist.
He was, according to Pauline Kael, “the greatest American screenwriter.” Jean-Luc Godard called him “a genius” who “invented 80 percent of what is used in Hollywood movies today.” Besides tossing off dozens of now-classic scripts—including Scarface,Twentieth Century, and Notorious—BenView more
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