Ben Hecht

Director, Author, Producer, Actor - USA
Born February 28, 1894 in New York, NY, US
Died April 18, 1964 in New York, NY, US

Mini-Biography:
Ben Hecht was born on February 28, 1894 in New York, NY, US. He was an American Director, Author, Producer, Actor, known for The Front Page (1974), Angels over Broadway (1940), His Girl Friday (1940), Ben Hecht's first movie on record is from 1927. Ben Hecht died on April 18, 1964 in New York, NY, US. His last motion picture on file dates from 1992.

Ben Hecht Filmography [Auszug]
1992: [/ /1] Notorious (Based on ), Directed by Colin Bucksey, with , Stephan Meldegg, Isabelle Lazard,
1988: [/ /1] Switching Channels (Story: Play "THE FRONT PAGE"), Directed by Ted Kotcheff, with Ned Beatty, , Ted Simonett,
1974: [12.17] The Front Page (Based on : play ), Directed by Billy Wilder, with Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Charles MacArthur,
1966: [] Casino Royale (Scenario: /xx/), Directed by Robert Parrish, Ken Hughes, with Alexandra Bastedo, Joanna Pettet, David Niven,
1963: [] Circus World (Scenario), Directed by Henry Hathaway, with John Wayne, Claudia Cardinale, Rita Hayworth,
1962: [/ /1] Mutiny on the Bounty (Les Révoltés du Bounty) (Scenario: /xx/), Directed by Lewis Milestone, Carol Reed, with Marlon Brando, Trevor Howard, Richard Harris,
1958: [/ /1] The fiend who walked the west (Story), Directed by Gordon Douglas, with Linda Cristal, Robert Evans, Stephen McNally,
1957: [/ /1] Legend of the Lost (Scenario), Directed by Henry Hathaway, with Rossano Brazzi, Ibrahim El Hadish, Kurt Kasznar,
1956: [] The Iron Petticoat (Scenario: --??--), Directed by Ralph Thomas, with Robert Helpmann, Katharine Hepburn, Bob Hope,
1955: [/ /1] The Indian Fighter (Scenario), Directed by André de Toth, with Kirk Douglas, Elsa Martinelli, Walter Matthau,
1955: [] The Court Martial of Billy Mitchell (Scenario), Directed by Otto Preminger, with Gary Cooper, Charles Bickford, Ralph Bellamy,
1954: [10.06] Ulisse (Ulysses, The Loves and Adventures of Ulysses) (Scenario), Directed by Mario Camerini, Mario Bava, with Kirk Douglas, Silvana Mangano, Rossana Podestŕ,
1952: [12.11] Angel Face (Scenario: (/xx/)), Directed by Otto Preminger, with Robert Mitchum, Jean Simmons, Mona Freeman,
1952: [09.03] Monkey Business (Howard Hawks' Monkey Business, Darling, I'm growing younger) (Scenario), Directed by Howard Hawks, with Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers, Charles Coburn,
1952: [08.07] O'Henry's Full House (Baghdad on the Subway (Working title)) (Scenario: : The Ransom of Red Chief), Directed by Henry Hathaway, Howard Hawks, with John Steinbeck, Everett Glass, Dale Robertson,
1950: [] Where the Sidewalk ends (Scenario), Directed by Otto Preminger, with Dana Andrews, Gene Tierney, Gary Merrill,
1950: [01.13] Whirlpool (Scenario: AKA Lester Barstow), Directed by Otto Preminger, with Constance Collier, Gene Tierney, Richard Conte,
1949: [] Big Jack (Scenario: /xx/), Directed by Richard Thorpe, with Wallace Beery, Richard Conte, Marjorie Main,
1948: [12.25] Portrait of Jennie (Scenario: /xx/), Directed by Wilhelm Dieterle, with David Wayne, Lillian Gish, Anne Francis,
1948: [03.27] The Miracle of the Bells (Russell Janney's The Miracle of the Bells) (Scenario), Directed by Irving Pichel, with Fred MacMurray, , Frank Sinatra,
1947: [] Kiss of Death (Scenario), Directed by Henry Hathaway, with Richard Widmark, Howard Smith, J. Scott Smart,
1946: [09.06] Notorious (Scenario), Directed by Alfred Hitchcock, with Ingrid Bergman, Cary Grant, Claude Rains,
1945: [12.28] Spellbound (Scenario), Directed by Alfred Hitchcock, with Ingrid Bergman, Gregory Peck, Michael Chekhov,
1942: [] The Black Swan (Rafael Sabatini's The Black Swan) (Scenario), Directed by Henry King, with Tyrone Power, Maureen O'Hara, Laird Cregar,
1942: [/ /1] China Girl (Scenario), Directed by Henry Hathaway, with , Victor McLaglen, Myron McCormick,
1941: [] The Outlaw (Scenario: (/xx/)), Directed by Howard Hughes, Howard Hawks, with Jane Russell, Jack Buetel, Walter Huston,
1940: [09.30] Angels over Broadway (Before I die) (Director), Directed by Lee Garmes, with Rita Hayworth, Douglas Fairbanks jr., Jimmy Conlin,
1940: [] His Girl Friday (Based on : play), Directed by Howard Hawks, with Alma Kruger, Cliff Edwards, Abner Biberman,
1940: [03.12] Comrade X (Scenario), Directed by King Vidor, with Eve Arden, Felix Bressart, Clark Gable,
1939: [] It's a wonderful World (Scenario), Directed by W. S. Van Dyke, with Claudette Colbert, Frances Drake, Guy Kibbee,
1939: [/ /1] Wuthering heights (Cime tempestose, Les Hauts-de-Hurlevent) (Scenario), Directed by William Wyler, with Donald Crisp, David Niven, Merle Oberon,
1939: [/ /1] Gunga Din (Based on ), Directed by George Stevens, with Joan Fontaine, Abner Biberman, Victor McLaglen,
1937: [] Nothing Sacred (Scenario), Directed by William A. Wellman, with Carole Lombard, Fredric March, Charles Winniger,
1935: [] Barbary Coast (Scenario), Directed by Howard Hawks, William Wyler, with Miriam Hopkins, Edward G. Robinson, Joel McCrea,
1935: [] Once in a blue Moon (Director), Directed by Charles MacArthur, with , Cecilia Loftus, ,
1935: [04/30] The Scoundrel (Director), Directed by Charles MacArthur, with Noel Coward, Julie Haydon, Stanley Ridges,
1935: [03.30] The Florentine Dagger (Scenario), Directed by Robert Florey, with Donald Woods, Margaret Lindsay, C. Aubrey Smith,
1934: [08.30] Crime Without Passion (Director), with Claude Rains, Margo, ,
1934: [] Viva Villa ! (Scenario), Directed by Jack Conway, Howard Hawks, with Wallace Beery, Fay Wray, Émile Chautard,
1933: [08/25] Turn back the clock (Scenario), Directed by Edgar Selwyn, with Lee Tracy, Mae Clarke, Otto Kruger,
1933: [/ /1] Design for Living (Scenario), Directed by Ernst Lubitsch, with Gary Cooper, Miriam Hopkins, Edward Everett Horton,
1933: [/ /1] Hallelujah I'm a Bum (Story), Directed by Lewis Milestone, with Tyler Brooke, Bert Roach, Frank Morgan,
1933: [04.28] Upperworld (Based on ), Directed by Roy del Ruth, with , Mary Astor, Ginger Rogers,
1933: [02.08] Topaze (Scenario), Directed by Harry d'Abbadie d'Arrast, with John Barrymore, Myrna Loy, Reginald Mason,
1932: [04.09] Scarface, Shame of the Nation (Scenario), Directed by Howard Hawks, with , Osgood Perkins, Ines Palance,
1932: [02.13] The Beast of the City (Scenario: (/xx/) ), Directed by Charles Brabin, with Walter Huston, Jean Harlow, Wallace Ford,
1931: [10/24] The Sin of Madelon Claudet (Scenario: (/xx/)), Directed by Edgar Selwyn, with Helen Hayes, Lewis Stone, Neil Hamilton,
1931: [] The unholy garden (Based on ), Directed by George Fitzmaurice, with Ronald Colman, Fay Wray, Tully Marshall,
1931: [05.03] Quick Millions (Scenario: (/xx/) ), Directed by Rowland Brown, with Spencer Tracy, Marguerite Churchill, Sally Eilers,
1931: [04.04] Front Page (Story), Directed by Lewis Milestone, with Adolphe Menjou, Pat O'Brien, Mary Brian,
1929: [09.14] The Unholy Night (The Green Ghost (Working title)) (Story), Directed by Lionel Barrymore, with Ernest Torrence, Roland Young, Dorothy Sebastian,
1929: [/ /1] The Great Gabbo (The rival dummy) (Story: The Rival Dummy), Directed by James Cruze, with Betty Compson, Donald Douglas, Marjorie King,
1927: [10.29] Underworld (Paying the penalty) (Based on ), Directed by Josef von Sternberg, with George Bancroft, Evelyn Brent, Clive Brook,

Awards [selection]

Oscars 1929: Best Original Story in Underworld

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