Hecht[hĕkt], Ben 1894-1964.
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, Ben 1894-1964.
American writer of short stories, novels, such as Erik Dorn (1921), dramas, including The Front Page (1928), written with Charles MacArthur (1895-1956), and screenplays, such as Gunga Din (1938).