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A thousand and one afternoons in Chicago

Ben Hecht

A thousand and one afternoons in Chicago

by Ben Hecht

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Published by Covici-McGee in Chicago .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Title on 2 leaves.

Statement[by] Ben Hecht; design and illustrations by Herman Rosse.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3515.E18 T5 1922
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p. l., 19-288, [1] p.
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6649742M
LC Control Number22023936
OCLC/WorldCa1492349

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In , Ben Hecht began writing a daily column for the Chicago Daily News. Called “A Thousand and One Afternoons in Chicago,” the column provided fictive sketches of the bustling urban landscape in Chicago at the time. A year later, 64 of these vignettes were compiled and published as a book with the same title as the column. The book, A Thousand and One Afternoons in Chicago, started as a column in the Chicago Daily News s. The author, Ben Hecht, is a name some of you might recognize, but if you do, I’ll bet it’s because Hecht achieved screenwriting stardom in Hollywood in the s, writing or doctoring scripts a whole bunch of classic films.

Book from Project Gutenberg: A Thousand and One Afternoons in Chicago. A Thousand and one afternoons in Chicago. New York: Covici Friede. MLA Citation. Hocht, Ben. A Thousand and one afternoons in Chicago / Illustrations by Herman Rosse Covici Friede New York Australian/Harvard Citation. Hocht, Ben. , A Thousand and one afternoons in Chicago / Illustrations by Herman Rosse Covici Friede New York.


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Outside the rain was slanting down in the way that Hecht's own rain always slants. In walked Hecht. He had been divorced from our staff.

sketches, nearly finished "One Thousand and One Afternoon." But a year went by, and through all that year there had not been an issue of _The Chicago Daily News_ without a Ben Hecht sketch. And still the manuscripts dropped down regularly on the editor's desk.

Comedies, dialogues, homilies, one-act tragedies, storiettes, sepia panels. But this one was my favorite. So unlike the pastel or primary hues of kiddie picture books, its pages held the first real art in my life.

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After a long hiatus, I found the book again, and traced back some of the ways in which I was influenced, as an artist and as a writer, by A Thousand and One Afternoons in Chicago, this collection of newspaper columns written by Ben Hecht, with art by Herman Rosse. To call that influence profound wouldn’t be an exaggeration.