Alvah Bessie

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Alvah Cecil Bessie (June 4, 1904 – July 21, 1985) was an American novelist, journalist and screenwriter who was imprisoned for ten months and blacklisted by the movie studio bosses for being one of the group known as the Hollywood Ten.

Educated at Columbia University,Bessie became initially known for his translations of avant-garde French litera ...
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11 November 2014
You'll be the first one on the ground.
11 November 2014
Young men all of us—we've got to be. You know why? I'll give you two good reasons. We jump out of planes, and guys shoot at us.
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Maybe! Maybe! Maybe if your aunt had a beard, she'd be your uncle.
11 November 2014
That's what the cat said to the canary when he swallowed him: "You'll be all right."
11 November 2014
So much for Mrs. Hollis' nine months of pain and 20 years of hope.


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