Victoria Riskin

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VICTORIA RISKIN is an award-winning writer and producer, adapting Willa Cather's "My Ántonia" for television and producing Carson McCullers's "The Member of the Wedding". Riskin was president of the Writers Guild of America West and served for twelve years as a director of Human Rights Watch. She lives on Martha's Vineyard.

Fay Wray and Robert Riskin : A Hollywood Memoir…Why I Wrote This Book

At some point, I don’t remember when, I had a burning desire to write this book. Like most memoirs, mine too begins in childhood. When I was six years old, my father suffered a stroke that left him partially paralyzed and mentally impaired. My world, which until that moment had been idyllic, turned grey. My father died five years later and despite my mother’s efforts to ease my sadness, the gri... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 12:19 Tags: classic-films, golden-age, it-happened-one-night, king-kong, old-hollywood
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