His Girl Friday Script

Script by:Ben Hecht (Theatre Play), Charles MacArthur (Theatre Play), Charles Lederer (Screenplay)
Directed by:Howard Hawks
Year:1940

Plot:Hildy, the journalist former wife of newspaper editor Walter Burns, visits his office to inform him that she's engaged and will be getting remarried the next day. Walter can't let that happen and frames the fiancé, Bruce Baldwin, for one thing after another, to keep him temporarily held in prison, while trying to steer Hildy into returning to her old job as his employee.
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The Thing From Another World Script

Script by:Howard Hawks (Screenplay), Charles Lederer (Screenplay), Ben Hecht (Screenplay)
Directed by:Howard Hawks, Christian Nyby
Year:1951

Plot:Scientists and U.S. Air Force officials fend off a blood-thirsty alien organism while at a remote arctic outpost.
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7 Faces of Dr. Lao Script

Script by:Charles Beaumont (Screenplay), Charles G. Finney (Writer), Ben Hecht (Writer)
Directed by:George Pal
Year:1964

Plot:An old Chinese man rides into the town of Abalone, Arizona and changes it forever, as the citizens see themselves reflected in the mirror of Lao's mysterious circus of mythical beasts.
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The Paradine Case Script

Script by:Robert Hichens (Novel), David O. Selznick (Screenplay), Ben Hecht (Screenplay), Alma Reville (Screenplay), James Bridie (Screenplay)
Directed by:Alfred Hitchcock
Year:1947

Plot:The beautiful Mrs. Paradine is accused of poisoning her older, blind husband. She hires married Anthony Keane as her lawyer and when he begins to fall in love with her, she encourages him.
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Strangers on a Train Script

Script by:Patricia Highsmith (Novel), Raymond Chandler (Screenplay), Czenzi Ormonde (Screenplay), Ben Hecht (Screenplay), Whitfield Cook (Adaptation)
Directed by:Alfred Hitchcock
Year:1951

Plot:A psychotic socialite confronts a pro tennis star with a theory on how two complete strangers can get away with murder—a theory that he plans to implement.
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Rope Script

Script by:Arthur Laurents (Screenplay), Patrick Hamilton (Theatre Play), Hume Cronyn (Adaptation), Ben Hecht (Screenplay)
Directed by:Alfred Hitchcock
Year:1948

Plot:Two men attempt to prove they committed the perfect crime by hosting a dinner party after strangling their former classmate to death.
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Notorious Script

Script by:Ben Hecht (Screenplay), Alfred Hitchcock (Screenplay), John Taintor Foote (Author)
Directed by:Alfred Hitchcock
Year:1946

Plot:In order to help bring Nazis to justice, U.S. government agent T.R. Devlin recruits Alicia Huberman, the American daughter of a convicted German war criminal, as a spy. As they begin to fall for one another, Alicia is instructed to win the affections of Alexander Sebastian, a Nazi hiding out in Brazil. When Sebastian becomes serious about his relationship with Alicia, the stakes get higher, and Devlin must watch her slip further undercover.
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