Articles Tagged “Stephen Schochet”

  • I’m Just The Writer

    Story by Stephen Schochet Writers are often are greatly surprised or disappointed by how their work is changed when it is adapted for the big screen. When Irwin Shaw’s World War II novel The Young Lions was shot in Paris in 1958, the Nazi character was played by Marlon Brando. Ever the method actor, Brando […]

  • Don’t You Know Who I Am?

    Story by Stephen Schochet One dilemma that the super famous face is balancing the needs of privacy and recognition. One time in New York an unnoticed Marilyn Monroe was walking down Madison Avenue accompanied by Eli Wallach. ” My God, don’t these people know who you are?” Wallach asked her. Marilyn, whose application of make-up […]

  • A Miraculous Movie

    Story by Stephen Schochet It was originally called The Big Heart. Daryl Zanuck the shrewd head of Twentieth Century Fox couldn’t buy the image of Santa Claus in a court room. But like so many ventures Miracle On 34th Street (1947) came about because of passion, in this case that of Director George Seaton who […]