Charles Bennett

  • Charles Bennett – Hitchcock’s Partner in Suspense: The Life of Screenwriter Charles Bennett (2014)

    Series: Screen Classics
    Ebook: 328 pages
    Publisher: University Press of Kentucky; 1st edition (March 26, 2014)
    Language: English
    eISBN: 978-0-8131-4480-1

    With a career that spanned from the silent era to the 1990s, British screenwriter Charles Bennett (1899–1995) lived an extraordinary life. His experiences as an actor, director, playwright, film and television writer, and novelist in both England and Hollywood left him with many amusing anecdotes, opinions about his craft, and impressions of the many famous people he knew. Among other things, Bennett was a decorated WWI hero, an eminent Shakespearean actor, and an Allied spy and propagandist during WWII, but he is best remembered for his commercially and critically acclaimed collaborations with directors Sir Alfred Hitchcock and Cecil B. DeMille.Read More »

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