Tag archives: Fay Wray and Robert Riskin

Love in Tinseltown
By Richard Mineards   |   February 28, 2019

The literati and the glitterati were out in force at the Music Academy of the West’s Hahn Hall when author Victoria Riskin, a Montecito resident for three decades, launched the 397-page biography of her parents, actress Fay Wray and screenwriter Robert Riskin. As part of the celebrations, the 1934 Frank Capra-directed film, It Happened One […]

Riskin & Wray: A Hollywood Memoir
By Steven Libowitz   |   February 21, 2019

Victoria Riskin’s life would be plenty worthy of an autobiography. The 30-year Montecito resident, who is married to filmmaker-writer-producer David W. Rintels, has had a storied career as a practicing psychologist, screenwriter (My Antonia, The Last Best Year) who served as president of the Writers Guild of America West, and director of Human Rights Watch, […]