Scarface (1932) Script

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Year:1932
Director:Howard Hawks
Written by:Ben Hecht (Screenplay), Armitage Trail (Novel), John Lee Mahin (Dialogue), Seton I. Miller (Dialogue), W.R. Burnett (Dialogue)

Script Synopsis:A murderous thug shoots his way to the top of the mobs while trying to protect his sister from the criminal life.
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The Man with the Golden Arm Script

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Year:1955
Director:Otto Preminger
Written by:Ben Hecht (Screenplay), Nelson Algren (Author), Walter Newman (Screenplay), Lewis Meltzer (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:A junkie must face his true self to kick his drug addiction.
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A Star Is Born (1937) Script

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Year:1937
Director:William A. Wellman
Written by:David O. Selznick (Writer), Ben Hecht (Writer), William A. Wellman (Story), Dorothy Parker (Screenplay), Alan Campbell (Screenplay), Robert Carson (Screenplay), Robert Carson (Story)

Script Synopsis:Esther Blodgett is just another starry-eyed farm kid trying to break into the movies. Waitressing at a Hollywood party, she catches the eye of her idol Norman Maine, is sent for a screen test, and before long attains stardom as newly minted Vicki Lester. She and Norman marry, though his career soon dwindles to nothing due to his chronic alcoholism.
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Journey Into Fear Script

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Year:1943
Director:Norman Foster
Written by:Orson Welles (Screenplay), Joseph Cotten (Screenplay), Ben Hecht (Screenplay), Eric Ambler (Novel), Richard Collins (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:An American ballistics expert in Turkey finds himself targeted by Nazi agents. Safe passage home by ship is arranged for him, but he soon discovers that his pursuers are also on board.
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Tales of Manhattan Script

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Year:1942
Director:Julien Duvivier
Written by:Henry Blankfort (Writer), Alan Campbell (Writer), Ladislas Fodor (Writer), László Görög (Writer), Ben Hecht (Writer), Samuel Hoffenstein (Writer), Ferenc Molnár (Writer), Donald Ogden Stewart (Writer), Lamar Trotti (Writer), László Vadnay (Writer)

Script Synopsis:Ten screenwriters collaborated on this series of tales concerning the effect a tailcoat cursed by its tailor has on those who wear it. The video release features a W.C. Fields segment not included in the original theatrical release.
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Gone with the Wind Script

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Year:1939
Director:Victor Fleming, George Cukor, Sam Wood
Written by:Margaret Mitchell (Novel), Sidney Howard (Screenplay), Oliver H.P. Garrett (Writer), Ben Hecht (Writer), Jo Swerling (Writer), John Van Druten (Writer)

Script Synopsis:The spoiled daughter of a well-to-do plantation owner is forced to use every means at her disposal to claw her way out of poverty, following Maj. Gen. William Sherman's destructive "March to the Sea,” during the American Civil War.
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Nothing Sacred Script

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Year:1937
Director:William A. Wellman
Written by:James H. Street (Original Story), Ben Hecht (Screenplay), Ring Lardner, Jr. (Writer), Budd Schulberg (Writer)

Script Synopsis:When a small-town girl is diagnosed with a rare, deadly disease, an ambitious newspaper man turns her into a national heroine.
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The Black Swan Script

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Year:1942
Director:Henry King
Written by:Ben Hecht (Screenplay), Seton I. Miller (Screenplay), Rafael Sabatini (Novel)

Script Synopsis:When notorious pirate Henry Morgan is made governor of Jamaica, he enlists the help of some of his former partners in ridding the Caribbean of Buccaneers. When one of them apparently abducts the previous governor's pretty daughter and joins up with the rebels, things are set for a fight.
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Spellbound Script

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Year:1945
Director:Alfred Hitchcock
Written by:Ben Hecht (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:When Dr. Anthony Edwardes arrives at a Vermont mental hospital to replace the outgoing hospital director, Dr. Constance Peterson, a psychoanalyst, discovers Edwardes is actually an impostor. The man confesses that the real Dr. Edwardes is dead and fears he may have killed him, but cannot recall anything. Dr. Peterson, however is convinced his impostor is innocent of the man's murder, and joins him on a quest to unravel his amnesia through psychoanalysis.
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The Front Page Script

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Year:1974
Director:Billy Wilder
Written by:Ben Hecht (Theatre Play), Charles MacArthur (Theatre Play), Billy Wilder (Screenplay), I. A. L. Diamond (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:A journalist suffering from burn-out wants to finally say goodbye to his office – but his boss doesn’t like the idea one bit.
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