WorldCat Identities

Riskin, Robert

Overview
Works: 208 works in 613 publications in 7 languages and 13,163 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Motion picture plays  Biography 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Production personnel, Adapter, Bibliographic antecedent, Writer of accompanying material, Director, Author of dialog, Conceptor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Robert Riskin
It happened one night by Frank Capra ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1934 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,517 WorldCat member 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 ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,746 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 )
16 editions published between 1937 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,392 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 )
67 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in English and Russian and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"John Doe," a genial and aimless tramp, 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. Because of his simple sincerity, he becomes a national hero; John Doe clubs are formed and a spontaneous movement begins. John Doe 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. John Doe's resulting fight for democracy has a timeless, inspiring message for all Americans
Frank Capra's you can't take it with you ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1938 and 2008 in English and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A family of zany free spirits helps a stuffy financier realize there's more to life than money
Six screenplays by Robert Riskin ( )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The thin man goes home ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 737 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
You can't take it with you by Frank Capra ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1938 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the stenographer from an eccentric family falls in love with the son of a rich mogel, the two families clash. Their love will change everything
Platinum blonde by Frank Capra ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1931 and 2009 in English and held by 267 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 ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in English and held by 242 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 )
13 editions published between 1933 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Apple Annie, a fruit peddler, throws a party for Count Romero, whose son is engaged to her beautiful daughter. With a little help from a big-time gambler and a few other instant "members of society," she keeps the imposture going-- for a while
The premiere Frank Capra collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collectible box set containing 5 films (all with new commentaries) and a bonus disc with new interviews with Frank Capra, Jr., film historians, and others, archival footage, and a documentary
Magic town by William A Wellman ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and held by 164 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 )
8 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 102 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 Meet John Doe ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 99 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
Frank Capra's Riding high ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in English and held by 72 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
It happened one night (1934) shooting script by Robert Riskin ( )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
American madness (1932) shooting script by Robert Riskin ( )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Meet John Doe (1941) shooting script by Robert Riskin ( )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The strange love of Martha Ivers (1946) shooting script by Robert Rossen ( )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Riskin, Robert 1897-1955
リスキン, ロバート
Languages
English (247)
Multiple languages (3)
Italian (2)
German (1)
French (1)
Russian (1)
Dutch (1)
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