Additional Resources for The Front Page by Ben Hecht

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Epstein, Joseph. "The Great Hack Genius," in Commentary, December 1990.

A critical biography of Hecht, including analysis of The Front Page.

Hecht, Ben. A Child of the Century, Simon & Schuster, 1954, 654 p.

Hecht's autobiography.

The Improbable Life and Times of Charles MacArthur, Harper, 1957, 242 p.

An incomplete biography of MacArthur.

Martin, Jeffrey Brown. Ben Hecht: Hollywood Screenwriter, UMI Research Press, 1985, pp. 41-56.

Discusses The Front Page as a play as well as a movie. Also compares the play and the movies to other "newspaper" movies.

Zion, Sidney. "The Scoop from Helen Hayes," The New York Times, November 16, 1986, pp. 1, 22.

Provides background on The Front Page.

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