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Robert Riskin Overview:

Producer, Robert Riskin, was born on Mar 30, 1897 in New York City, NY. Riskin died at the age of 58 on Sep 20, 1955 in Beverly Hills, CA .



Robert Riskin was nominated for four Academy Awards, winning one for Best Writing for It Happened One Night in 1934.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1932/33Best WritingLady for a Day (1933)N/ANominated
1934Best WritingIt Happened One Night (1934)N/AWon
1936Best WritingMr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)N/ANominated
1938Best WritingYou Can't Take It with You (1938)N/ANominated

BlogHub Articles:

Fay Wray and : A Hollywood Memoir ? AUTOGRAPHED Book Giveaway (Facebook/Blog March)

By Annmarie Gatti on Mar 4, 2019 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Fay Wray and : A Hollywood Memoir Autographed Book?Giveaway?via Facebook and this Blog Okay, now it?s time for the?Facebook/Blog?version of our?Fay Wray and : A Hollywood Memoir?Book?Giveaway Contest. This time we?ll be giving away TWO AUTOGRAPHED COPIES of the book via Fac... Read full article

FAY WRAY AND , THE BLOGATHON: Black Moon and Broadway Bill, a busy 1934

on Mar 3, 2019 From Caftan Woman

Classic Movie Hub and Once Upon a Screen observe the release of Victoria Riskin's book about her famous parents and their 1942-1955 marriage with a blogathon running on March 2nd, here and 3rd, here. Hollywood in 1934 was grappling with the prospect of truly enforcing the Production Code, which w... Read full article

Fay Wray and , The Blogathon ? Day Two

By Annmarie Gatti on Mar 3, 2019 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Day Two of Fay Wray and , The Blogathon The time has come to officially celebrate the careers of Fay Wray and in a joint effort with Once Upon a Screen.?Fay Wray and , The Blogathon was conceived to celebrate the release of?Fay Wray and : A Hollyw... Read full article

Colaboradores e amigos: e Frank Capra / Collaborators and friends: and Frank Capra

By L? on Mar 3, 2019 From Critica Retro

Colaboradores e amigos: e Frank Capra / Collaborators and friends: and Frank Capra Quando falamos de duplas din?micas do cinema, em geral nos referimos a uma dupla de director e int?rprete (ator ou atriz) – como William Wyler e Bette Davis, por exemplo ̵... Read full article

Fay Wray And , The Blogathon: Fay Wray In MYSTERY OF THE WAX MUSEUM

By Dan Day Jr. on Mar 2, 2019 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

This is my contribution to Fay Wray and , The Blogathon. I must point out that the day I am writing this, March 2, happens to be the birthday of Willis O'Brien...and yesterday, March 1, was the birthday of Lionel Atwill--two men who had a major impact on the movie career of Fay Wray. F... Read full article

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Father (with Fay Wray of Victoria Riskin (b. 1948), Robert Riskin Jr., Susan Riskin (b. 1938, adopted by Riskin in 1942 after her birth father committed suicide).

Brother of producer Everett Riskin

During WW2 he worked for the Office of War Information, heading the motion picture division of their overseas branch. He produced propaganda films promoting the American way of life to be shown in theaters liberated from the Nazi's.

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