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BOB & WRAY: A HOLLYWOOD LOVE STORY

Through Tuesday, April 2

Screenwriter Robert Riskin (1897–1955) and actress Fay Wray (1907–2004), happily married for over a decade, worked together only once (perhaps unwittingly), though individually they helped create two of Hollywood’s most emblematic Depression era movies. Fay is most iconically remembered as the love interest of “the tallest, darkest leading man in Hollywood,” but, in a 7-decade career, essayed everything from silent comedy foil, Western heroine, and screwball comedienne to the touching ingénue of a Von Stroheim silent masterpiece. Bob was one of the architects of the classic screwball comedy, creating brisk, mile-a-minute patter and his own Riskinesque gallery of smart-aleck reporters, ulcer-ridden editors, runaway heiresses, and oddball millionaires.

Fay Wray and Robert Riskin: A Hollywood Memoir (published by Pantheon), a new book about her parents by Victoria Riskin, will be available at our concession during the series. Ms. Riskin will also introduce selected shows, with Q&A and book signing on opening night.

Films in this Series

Tuesday, March 26

DOUBLE FEATURE: Two films for one admission. Tickets purchased entitle patrons to stay and see the following film at no additional charge.

Tuesday, March 26

DOUBLE FEATURE: Two films for one admission. Tickets purchased entitle patrons to stay and see the following film at no additional charge.

Wednesday, March 27

DOUBLE FEATURE: Two films for one admission. Tickets purchased entitle patrons to stay and see the following film at no additional charge.

Thursday, March 28

12:30

Thursday, March 28

DOUBLE FEATURE: Two films for one admission. Tickets purchased entitle patrons to stay and see the following film at no additional charge.

Friday, March 29

DOUBLE FEATURE: Two films for one admission. Tickets purchased entitle patrons to stay and see the following film at no additional charge.

Friday, March 29

DOUBLE FEATURE: Two films for one admission. Tickets purchased entitle patrons to stay and see the following film at no additional charge.

Saturday, March 30

1:20 ♪

Saturday, March 30

DOUBLE FEATURE: Two films for one admission. Tickets purchased entitle patrons to stay and see the following film at no additional charge.

Sunday, March 31

DOUBLE FEATURE: Two films for one admission. Tickets purchased entitle patrons to stay and see the following film at no additional charge.

Monday, April 1

DOUBLE FEATURE: Two films for one admission. Tickets purchased entitle patrons to stay and see the following film at no additional charge.

Monday, April 1

DOUBLE FEATURE: Two films for one admission. Tickets purchased entitle patrons to stay and see the following film at no additional charge.

Tuesday, April 2

DOUBLE FEATURE: Two films for one admission. Tickets purchased entitle patrons to stay and see the following film at no additional charge.