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"It's the Pictures That Got Small"Charles Brackett on Billy Wilder and Hollywood's Golden Age$
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Anthony Slide

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780231167086

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: November 2015

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231167086.001.0001

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1935

1935

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(p.63) 1935
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"It's the Pictures That Got Small"
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Anthony Slide

Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231167086.003.0004

In these diary entries written between January and July 1935, Hollywood screenwriter Charles Brackett talks about Win or Lose, a script that he was working with Louise Long but was pulled out suddenly; his teamup with Frank Partos for the horror film Terror by Night; his meeting with Cecil B. DeMille in relation to the movie The Crusades; his wife Elizabeth's nervous breakdown; his decision to sell the house in which he was born in Saratoga Springs, New York; Marc Connelly's divorce from wife Madeline, who was rumored to have an affair with Marc's best friend, Bob Sherwood, whom she eventually married.

Keywords:   Win or Lose, Louise Long, Frank Partos, Terror by Night, Cecil B. DeMille, The Crusades, Marc Connelly

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