Tuesday, March 10, 2015

"Men Are Such Brutes"

"Men Are Such Brutes."
By Charles Brackett (1892-1969).
Collier's Weekly, October 18, 1930.
Short short short story (1 page).
Online HERE.
Then she knew without doubt that he was a monster. Springing forward, he clapped his hand over the brooch.
A man, a woman, a brooch—what could go wrong?
- We believe—but we're not certain—that this Charles Brackett is Charles William Brackett, the Hollywood screenwriter responsible for such classic films as Ninotchka (1939), Ball of Fire (1941), The Major and the Minor (1942), Five Graves to Cairo (1943), The Uninvited (1944), The Lost Weekend (1945), Sunset Boulevard (1950), Edge of Doom (1950), and Niagara (1953); see the Wikipedia article HERE.
Is this our author?

Category: Short short short stories in Collier's Weekly

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