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Schott's Miscellany 22 July 2009

"Public enemy number 1" John Dillinger was gunned down by FBI agents outside a Chicago theater (1934)


Premiere magazine and the Writers Guild of America West and East named the "101 Greatest Screenplays of All Time" in the magazine's May 2006 issue. Their top 10:

Casablanca (1942)--Julius J. & Philip G. Epstein & Howard Koch
The Godfather (1972)--Mario Puzo & Francis Ford Coppola
Chinatown (1974)--Robert Towne
Citizen Kane (1941)--Herman Mankiewicz & Orson Welles
All About Eve (1950)--Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Annie Hall (1977)--Woody Allen & Marshall Brickman
Sunset Boulevard (1950)--Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder, & D.M. Marshman Jr.
Network (1976)--Paddy Chayefsky
Some Like It Hot (1959)--Billy Wilder & I.A.L. Diamond
The Godfather Part II (1974)--Francis Ford Coppola & Mario Puzo

Childhood is Last Chance Gulch for happiness. After that, you know too much.
Tom Stoppard (1937-)
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