Classic Movie Hub (CMH)

KING KONG introduced by Victoria Riskin

(Movies)
When
March 16, 2019 <m>(Saturday)
Where
Film Forum
209 West Houston St.
New York City, New York 10014 (US)
Phone: 212-727-8110
Website: https://filmforum.org/events/event/king-kong-introduced-by-victoria-riskin

Event Details

Victoria Riskin, author, producer, and daughter of Robert Riskin and Fay Wray, will introduce Schoedsack & Cooper's KING KONG (1933), starring mother Fay Wray in the role that catapulted her to international stardom.

Victoria Riskin adapted Willa Cather's My Antonia for television and was a producer of Caron McCullers's The Member of the Wedding as well as The Last Best Year, based on her experience as a psychologist. Riskin was president of the Writers Guild of America West and served for twelve years as a director of Human Rights Watch. She lives in Martha's Vineyard with her husband, David W. Rintels. Her new book Fay Wray and Robert Riskin: A Hollywood Memoir (Pantheon) will be available for purchase at our concession.

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