(2010-11) Stage: Wrote (w/Charles MacArthur
) "The Front Page," performed at the TimeLine Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois. Collette Pollard was scenic designer. Lindsey Pate was costume designer.
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There are millions of Americans who belong by nature in movie theaters as they belong at political rallies or in fortuneteller parlors and on the shoot-the-chutes. To these millions the movies are a sort of boon--a gaudier version of religion. All the parables of right living are paraded before them tricked out in gang feuds, earthquakes and a thousand and one near rapes. The move from cheap ...
If uncredited work is included, he is the best represented screenwriter in the 5th edition of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die (edited by Steven Jay Schneider). The films credited to Hecht on the list are Scarface
(1932), Gunga Din
(1939), Wuthering Heights
(1939), His Girl Friday
(1940) (his credit is for writing the original "The Front Page"), Spellbound
(1945) and Notorious