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Riskin, Robert

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It happened one night by Frank Capra( Visual )

87 editions published between 1934 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opposites attract with magnetic force in this romantic road-trip delight, about a spoiled runaway socialite and a roguish man-of-the-people reporter who is determined to get the scoop on her scandalous disappearance. The first film to accomplish the very rare feat of sweeping all five major Oscar categories (best picture, best actor, best actress, best director, and best screenplay), is among the most gracefully constructed and edited films of the early sound era
Mr. Deeds goes to town by Frank Capra( Visual )

64 editions published between 1936 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Longfellow Deeds (Cooper), a small-town poet, inherits $20 million from his uncle and wants to give it away to needy people. Petty moochers, greedy relatives, conniving lawyers and big executives, who all want a piece of the pie, attempt to have Deeds declared incompetent
Lost horizon by Frank Capra( Visual )

49 editions published between 1937 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fleeing war-torn China, a small planeload of people are hijacked to an idyllic valley in the Himalayas where time has virtually stopped. There Conway, a British diplomat, falls in love with a beautiful woman, and is asked to remain in Shangri-La as its new leader
Meet John Doe by Frank Capra( Visual )

122 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A genial homeless unemployed baseball pitcher is hoaxed into protesting against existing social evils as a newspaper circulation stunt. He pleas to the "little man" for brotherly love and democratic good will, and John Doe clubs are formed. Because of his simple sincerity, he becomes a national hero, but he is shocked when he discovers that it's all a plot by the owner of the paper, who plans to use the voting strength of the clubs to bludgeon his way to power
The thin man goes home by Dashiell Hammett( Visual )

8 editions published between 1945 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outlaws come and go in Nick & Nora's lives, now it's time to meet the in-laws. The debonair sleuths leave little Nicky Jr. at boarding school, grab Asta and head to Nick's boyhood home of Sycamore Springs
Six screenplays by Robert Riskin( Book )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Platinum blonde by Frank Capra( Visual )

14 editions published between 1931 and 2014 in English and German and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Platinum blonde is a glorious spoof of the newspaper business in New York City during the Depression; Ann Schuyler, a wealthy socialite, meets reporter "Stew" Smith and the two fall madly in love. The comedy begins as she tries to transform him from a ruffian newsman into a convincing gentleman."--Container
American madness by Frank Capra( Visual )

15 editions published between 1932 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the height of the Great Depression a populist bank president is saved from financial ruin by his small depositors
Lady for a day by Frank Capra( Visual )

25 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Apple Annie, a cantankerous New York City fruit peddler, has been pretending to be a high-society matron in letters to her daughter. When her daughter comes to visit with her aristocratic fiance, Apple Annie enlists her gangster friends for help
The premiere Frank Capra collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American madness: During the height of the Great Depression, a populist bank president is saved from financial ruin by his small depositors
Magic town by William A Wellman( Visual )

19 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ambitious pollster finds a small town whose citizens' opinions accurately reflect those of America at large. On discovering this oddity in the darling town of Grandview, Smith plots to exploit this mathematical miracle. Posing as an insurance salesman along with his two sidekicks, Ike Sloan and Mr. Twiddle, he romances the local newspaper editor while trying to keep her from discovering his true intentions
Broadway Bill by Frank Capra( Visual )

15 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man decides to abandon his nagging wife and his job in her family's business for the questionable pleasures of owning a racehorse known as Broadway Bill
Frank Capra's Riding high( Visual )

5 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A horse trainer who has fallen on hard times looks to his horse, Broadway Bill, to finally win the big race
Frank Capra's Lady for a day( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Apple Annie, a cantankerous New York City fruit peddler, has been pretending to be a high-society matron in letters to her daughter. When her daughter comes to visit with her aristocratic fiance, Apple Annie enlists her gangster friends for help
The miracle woman( Visual )

2 editions published between 1931 and 2005 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based loosely on the life of famed evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson
Meet John Doe (1941) : shooting script by Robert Riskin( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American madness (1932) : shooting script by Robert Riskin( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It happened one night (1934) : shooting script by Robert Riskin( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lost horizon (1937) : shooting script by Robert Riskin( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The strange love of Martha Ivers (1946) : shooting script by Robert Rossen( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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It happened one night
Alternative Names
Riskin, Robert 1897-1955

Robert Riskin Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1897-1955)

Robert Riskin cinéaste

Robert Riskin sceneggiatore, regista e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Robert Riskin US-amerikanischer Drehbuch- und Theaterautor, sowie Filmproduzent und Filmregisseur

Ρόμπερτ Ρίσκιν

Роберт Рискин

רוברט ריסקין

رابرت ریسکین

リスキン, ロバート

羅伯特·里思金

罗伯特·里斯金

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Mr. Deeds goes to townLost horizonSix screenplaysAmerican madnessThe premiere Frank Capra collectionBroadway BillFrank Capra's Riding high