Jazz Age author F. Scott Fitzgerald was quintessentially American. Learn about his upbringing, "The Great Gatsby," and his untimely death in this video. Jan 02, · A vintage photo of F. Scott Fitzgerald in full drag is making the blogosphere rounds. May 07, · Everyone has gone mad, s style, with Baz Luhrmann's new 3-D Gatsby extravaganza about to hit the big screen. Below, some things you may not know about F. Scott Fitzgerald, his novel, and the other film adaptations that have butchered his written word.