Ben Hecht was an American screenwriter, director, producer, playwright, journalist, and novelist
Ben Hecht was an American screenwriter, director, producer, playwright, journalist, and novelist. A journalist in his youth, he went on to write 35 books and some of the most entertaining screenplays and plays in America. Mor. rivia About Gaily, Gaily.
Gaily, Gaily (released in the United Kingdom as Chicago, Chicago) is a 1969 American comedy film directed by Norman Jewison.
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The CastGAILY, GAILY, screenplay by Abram S. Ginnes, based on "Gaily, Gaily" by Ben Hecht; produced and directed by Norman Jewison; released by United Artists Corporation. At Loew's State 1, Broadway and 45th Street and Loew's Cine, Third Avenue at 86th Street
The CastGAILY, GAILY, screenplay by Abram S. At Loew's State 1, Broadway and 45th Street and Loew's Cine, Third Avenue at 86th Street. Running time: 107 minutes. Beau BridgesQueen Lil. Melina MercouriFrancis X. Sullivan.
Gaily, Gaily (released in the United Kingdom as Chicago, Chicago) is a 1969 comedy film directed by Norman Jewison. Set in 1910, the film's main character is Ben Harvey (patterned after Ben Hecht): serious about seeing the world, he leaves his home for Chicago, where he meets a woman named Lil, who in reality is the Madam of the bordello Ben mistakes for a boarding house. He also is friends with Adeline, one of the prostitutes.
At first GAILY, GAILY (1969) seems to have a lot going for it. An excellent cast, a fine director, a script based on a novel by the great screenwriter Ben . First of all, it's the memoirs of Ben Hecht's 1963 book of the same name. His name is changed to Ben Harvey. An excellent cast, a fine director, a script based on a novel by the great screenwriter Ben Hecht, a unique historical setting, and a loose comedic tone. But the story fizzles out halfway through as the trajectory of the plot is never quite high enough.
Gaily, Gaily (autobiography), New York, 1963. Letters from Bohemia, New York, 1964. Fifty Books That Are Books, Washington, 2000. My Testimonial to the Movies," in Theatre, June 1929. Fetherling, Doug, The Five Lives of Ben Hecht, Toronto, 1977. Martin, Jeffrey Brown, Ben Hecht, Hollywood Screenwriter, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1985.
Gaily, Gaily: The Memoirs of a Cub Reporter in Chicago. As a journalist in Chicago, novelist, dramatist (best known for The Front Page, in collaboration with Charles MacArthur), and screenwriter, Hecht was always an iconoclast whose prose was often vitriolic.
Published 1963 by Doubleday in Garden City, . Journalists, Correspondence, reminiscences.