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The Secret Screen Life Of Scott Fitzgerald
The Great Gatsby writer onscreen

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The Secret Screen Life Of Scott Fitzgerald  | Zelig (1983)
Zelig (1983)

The real Fitzgerald pops up in Woody Allen’s masterly comic doc, albeit in archive form, as the first famous face to rumple quizzically at the sight of 20th century "human chameleon" Zelig. The Jazz Age chronicler is recorded passing canny judgment on Allen’s loveable enigma. “He seemed clearly to be an aristocrat and extolled the very rich as he chatted with socialites,” the scribe is quoted recalling of Zelig’s party appearance, “and an hour later I was stunned to see the same man chatting with the kitchen help. Now his accent seemed to be coarse, as if one of the crowd.”

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