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Also Known As: Died: April 18, 1964
Born: February 28, 1893 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Writer ...
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Lured to Hollywood by friend Herman Mankiewicz who sent this telegram to Hecht in 1926: "Will you accept 300 per week to work for Paramount Pictures? All expenses paid. 300 is peanuts. Millions are to be grabbed out here and your only competition is idiots. Don't let this get around."

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