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Riskin, Robert

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It happened one night by Frank Capra( visu )
62 editions published between 1934 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,953 libraries worldwide
A rich young woman marries an idle playboy against her father's will. Her father holds her captive on his yacht but she escapes and, while on her way to New York, becomes entangled with an unemployed news reporter
Mr. Deeds goes to town by Frank Capra( visu )
48 editions published between 1936 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,730 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
Frank Capra's you can't take it with you by Frank Capra( visu )
37 editions published between 1938 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,483 libraries worldwide
Comedy about the Sycamores, an eccentric family of free spirits, and the problems that arises when Alice, the one stable member, falls for her boss's son
Lost horizon by Frank Capra( visu )
32 editions published between 1937 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,416 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( visu )
98 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,075 libraries worldwide
To further his presidential aspirations, oil tycoon D.B. Norton buys a newspaper, renames it, and tells managing editor Connell to downsize. After being fired, cheeky reporter Ann Mitchell retaliates in her final story by creating John Doe, who writes a "Letter to the Editor," describing his disgust at the state of the world, capped by a threat to commit suicide on New Year's Eve in protest. John Doe's story causes an instant media sensation, so Ann finds a bum to "play" him. She selects former minor league ballplayer turned hobo Long John Willoughby, who goes along with the scheme. Soon he's making motivational speeches on the radio, and becoming a popular national figure, while corporate misbehavior, consumerism, and the attempted subversion of the resultant popular movement follow. Can Willoughby become the figure of integrity and principle he had only pretended to be? Even if it means sacrificing himself so that the real John Doe's can be saved?
The thin man goes home by Dashiell Hammett( visu )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 766 libraries worldwide
"Nick and Nora head to Nick's hometown of Sycamore Springs to spend some time with his parents. His father, a prominent local physician, was always a bit disappointed with Nick's choice of profession in particular and his lifestyle in general. With Nick's arrival however the towns folk, including several of the local criminal element, are convinced that he must be there on a case despite his protestations that he's just there for rest and relaxation. When someone is shot dead on his doorstep however, Nick finds himself working on a case whether he wants to or not"--IMDB
Six screenplays by Robert Riskin( Book )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 306 libraries worldwide
Platinum blonde by Frank Capra( visu )
13 editions published between 1931 and 2014 in English and German and held by 297 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( visu )
9 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in English and German and held by 247 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( visu )
20 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 221 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 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 199 libraries worldwide
You can't take it with you: A family of zany free spirits helps a stuffy financier realize there's more to life than money
Magic town by William A Wellman( visu )
12 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and held by 170 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 ₁mathematical 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( visu )
11 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 156 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 ( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 74 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 ( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 70 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 ( visu )
2 editions published between 1931 and 2005 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
After Florence Fallon's father is fired from the church where he preached for many years, she becomes embittered and loses faith. She teams up with Horsby, a con man, and begins faking miracles for profit. The love and trust of a blind man restores her faith in God and her fellow man
The strange love of Martha Ivers (1946) : shooting script by Robert Rossen( file )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Lost horizon (1937) : shooting script by Robert Riskin( file )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
It happened one night (1934) : shooting script by Robert Riskin( file )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
American madness (1932) : shooting script by Robert Riskin( file )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
 
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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
Languages
English (320)
German (18)
Spanish (9)
French (8)
Multiple languages (7)
Italian (5)
Dutch (2)
Russian (1)
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