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Production: 'Moonlight and Magnolias' (See all 4 roles)

Ben Hecht (Lead)

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Production Details

Lake George Dinner Theatre is casting "Moonlight and Magnolias," a comedy about the making of classic film "Gone With the Wind."

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Male, ages 43-47, Caucasian

Role Description

Ben Hecht: (Lead) Jewish, average height, balding, Selznick’s go-to screenwriter hired to rewrite the GWTW screenplay, former Chicago newspaperman, a devoted advocate for the Jewish relief cause as WWII looms and constantly badgers Selznick, reminding him of his heritage and responsibility to European refugees, hasn’t read GWTW and isn’t very interested in re-writing the screenplay, believes Mitchell’s book can’t possibly be made into a successful film, his dislike for Fleming is apparent, not interested in the world of Hollywood glamour.