A Tale of True Love

Sunday, May 5 | 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
  • History
  • Literary

Victoria Riskin interviewed by Joseph McBride

She was the blonde in the diaphanous gown who was set by King Kong atop the Empire State Building. He was the longtime collaborator with Frank Capra and the Academy Award-winning screenwriter who wrote ornery, resilient women. It happened one night, we could say: They fell in love and embarked upon a marriage that was truly fairytale until it ended tragically. In “Fay Wray and Robert Riskin: A Hollywood Memoir,” their daughter, an acclaimed writer and producer, tells the story from Hollywood’s golden age.

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