Charles Engle has been caught embezzling. He writes a suicide note, and goes out wandering on the town. Read More »
Tag Archives: Ben Hecht
A ruthless, cynical, hated publisher is killed in a plane crash, doomed to be a “restless” spirit for being unloved. Read More »
Specter of the Rose (1946) Ben Hecht, Judith Anderson, Michael Chekhov, Ivan Kirov, Drama, Film-Noir, Music, Romance, Thriller
Ballet dancer Sanine may have murdered his first wife. A detective thinks so, and he’s not the only one. Sanine is charming, if a little peculiar. Read More »
Crime Without Passion (1934) Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur, Claude Rains, Margo, Whitney Bourne, Crime, Drama
Prominent lawyer shoots unfaithful girlfriend during quarrel, has to establish alibi.
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Actor’s and Sin (1952) Ben Hecht, Lee Garmes, Edward G. Robinson, Eddie Albert, Marsha Hunt, Comedy, Drama
Two-part story–the first is about a washed-up Broadway actor and his tough daughter, who is a bigger star than he is; the second is about a literary agent whose newest client–a nine-year-old boy–is the author of a borderline pornographic book.
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