From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Allen Rivkin (1903–1990) was an American screenwriter.
Rivkin was a advertising copy writer, who went to Hollywood and joined the RKO Pictures publicity department. He formed a film writing team with P. J. Wolfson, who got a writer’s contract on the strength of "Bodies Are Dust". They started at Universal Pictures the same day. Through a luncheon conversation that day decided to collaborate on a story. In less than two years the pair wrote ten screen plays. They later wrote for the B. P. Schulberg company at Paramount Pictures.
- "In Hollywood". San Pedro News Pilot. San Pedro, CA. 29 December 1932. p. 6. Retrieved 5 April 2022 – via California Digital Newspaper Collection.
Volume 5, Number 256
- "Allen Rivkin, 86, Dies; Writer of Screenplays", NY Times February 20, 1990 accessed 8 June 2014
Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license; additional terms may apply.
Images, videos and audio are available under their respective licenses.