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Directors Classic Screenwriters: Another Literate New Tournament

Discussion in 'Movies' started by Agee Bassett, May 24, 2004.

  1. Lew Crippen

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    William Faulkner—strange as I don’t normally think of Faulkner as a screenwriter. For me Bolt has written some pretty overblown films, that balance out the very fine Lawrence of Arabia.

    Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger—this may be one of the easiest choices of the tournament.
     
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    Robert Bolt
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    Robert Bolt
    Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger
     
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    Back after a day's hiatus...

    My votes:

    Robert Bolt, chosen to avoid a tie.
    Michael Wilson

    Robert Bolt wins bracket 11, 5-3.
    Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger takes bracket 12, 6-2.


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    ROUND 1; Bracket 13:


    Ben Hecht (Scarface, Design for Living, Twentieth Century, Crime Without Passion, Nothing Sacred, Gunga Din, Wuthering Heights, Spellbound, Notorious)

    vs.

    Bert Kalmar & Harry Ruby (Animal Crackers, Horse Feathers, Duck Soup)



    ROUND 1; Bracket 14:

    Donald Ogden Stewart (Laughter, Dinner at Eight, Holiday, Love Affair, The Philadelphia Story)

    vs.

    Robert Rossen (They Won’t Forget, The Roaring Twenties, The Sea Wolf, All the King’s Men, The Hustler)


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    My votes:
    Ben Hecht
    Robert Rossen

    Ben Hecht shuts out the Marx Brothers' favorite pair of writers.
    Robert Rossen triumphs over DOS, 6-3.



    FINAL BRACKETS OF ROUND 1

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    ROUND 1; Bracket 15:

    Budd Schulberg (Nothing Sacred, On the Waterfront, A Face in the Crowd)

    vs.

    Frances Goodrich & Albert Hackett (The Thin Man, After the Thin Man, It’s a Wonderful Life, Father of the Bride, The Diary of Anne Frank)



    ROUND 1; Bracket 16:

    Ernest Lehman (Sabrina, Sweet Smell of Success, North by Northwest, West Side Story, The Sound of Music, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?)

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    Herman Mankiewicz (Laughter, Dinner at Eight, Citizen Kane, The Pride of the Yankees)


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