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RKO Radio Pictures

Works: 2,159 works in 5,556 publications in 5 languages and 108,296 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Children's films  Film adaptations  Animated films  Juvenile works  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Musical films  History 
Roles: Producer, Distributor, pmn, prn, Defendant, Sponsor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about RKO Radio Pictures
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Most widely held works by RKO Radio Pictures
Citizen Kane by Orson Welles( Visual )

141 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 4,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The battle over Citizen Kane: Examines the lives of William Randolph Hearst, the powerful newspaper magnate, and director/actor, Orson Welles as they clashed over Welles first film: "Citizen Kane". Hearst's reaction upon learning about the film, which portrayed him unfavorably, was to work to suppress it and destroy Welles. Major movie theater chains refused to show "Citizen Kane", and Welles' masterpiece virtually disappeared for almost 25 years. Never again would Orson Welles gain control of a major Hollywood production
Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi( Visual )

30 editions published between 1940 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pinocchio se lance dans de fantastiques aventures qui mettent à l'épreuve sa bravoure, sa loyauté et son honnêteté jusqu'à l'aboutissement de sa quête : devenir un vrai petit garçon.-- Couverture
Bringing up Baby by Howard Hawks( Visual )

44 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scatterbrained heiress uses her pet leopard, Baby, to attract the attention of a stuffy paleontologist
Peter Pan by Browne( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fantastical film begins when the hero of Wendy, John and Michael's bedtime stories--Peter Pan, the boy who refuses to grow up-- returns to the nursery and invites them on a magical journey to Never Land. With the help of Tinker Bell, his feisty sidekick, a dazzling shower of pixie dust and some happy thoughts, Peter teaches them to fly. Off they soar to an enchanted island filled with wonder and adventure. Before they know it, they're knee-deep in a high-flying battle with swashbuckling pirates, led by Peter's arch enemy, Captain Hook--whose time is nearly up against a ticktocking crocodile
Alfred Hitchcock's Notorious by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

42 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in English and held by 2,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful woman with a tainted past is enlisted by American agent Devlin to spy on a ring of Nazis in post-war Rio. Her espionage work becomes life-threatening after she marries the most debonair of the Nazi ring, Alex. Only Devlin can rescue her, but to do so he must face his role in her desperate situation and acknowledge that he's loved her all along
Frank Capra's It's a wonderful life by Frank Capra( Visual )

61 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Bailey is not having a good day. His life in the sleepy little town of Bedford Falls has been thrown off track, perhaps never to recover. His business has failed, he's wanted by the police, and he's had a fight with his beloved wife Mary. On this disastrous day, his responsibilities and frustrations overwhelm him, leading him to a bridge and serious contemplation of suicide. It's up to an angel named Clarence to convince George that his life has been one of worth and that it's still worth living. After taking a long look at George's life, the angel offers a portrait of what life in Bedford Falls would be like if George had never been born. This classic, sentimental favorite has become a Christmas tradition
Top Hat by Mark Sandrich( Visual )

41 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rogers and Astaire are caught up in a mistaken identity plot, in which Rogers assumes that Astaire is already married, and is alternatively charmed and repelled by his advances
Little women by Mark Adamo( Visual )

32 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the humorous and sentimental fortunes of four sisters as they grow into young ladies in Massachusetts during the Civil War
Dumbo by Herman Bing( Visual )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 1,504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ridiculed for his exceptionally large ears, Dumbo, a baby elephant, overcomes his embarrassment and learns to fly with the help of a friend
Frank Capra's it's a wonderful life( Visual )

10 editions published between 1978 and 2003 in English and held by 1,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sentimental classic about a young man who attempts to end his own life, only to be shown the error of his ways by his guardian angel
She wore a yellow ribbon by John Ford( Visual )

29 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a U.S. Calvary captain's last days in service on the western frontier in 1876
Shall we dance? by Mark Sandrich( Visual )

46 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A male ballet dancer and a female singer enter into a phony romance to generate publicity for their careers
Swing Time by George Stevens( Visual )

33 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in English and held by 1,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A performer and gambler travels to New York City to raise the $25,000 he needs to marry his fiancée, only to become entangled with a beautiful aspiring dancer
Suspicion by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

40 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfred Hitchcock weaves a terrifying web of suspicion around a fragile young English bride and captures a classic suspense thriller. Joan Fontaine is the bride, a gently-reared heiress who fears she has married a murderer. Cary Grant is the husband, a dashing ne'er-do-well with a penchant for the high life--and a bank account that's strictly low-life
Fort Apache by John Ford( Visual )

35 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Embittered Lt. Col. Owen Thursday is stuck with the command of Fort Apache, a remote southwest garrison, despite his excellent war record. He concocts a scheme to make his reputation as an Indian fighter, which Captain York, a bootstrap veteran of many Indian campaigns, knows means disaster
Out of the past by Jacques Tourneur( Visual )

31 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in English and held by 1,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former private detective Jeff Bailey is trying to lead a quiet life, but his past comes back to haunt him and he finds himself framed for murder
The hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo( Visual )

32 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in English and held by 1,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Academy award winner Charles Laughton stars as Quasimodo, the deformed bell-ringer of Notre Dame and Maureen O'Hara is Esmeralda, the beautiful gypsy he adores
Snow White and the seven dwarfs by David Hand( Visual )

7 editions published between 1937 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Llena de vida con la magia de los curentos de hadas, estremecedor suspenso y excitante aventura, todo comienza cuando la malvada madrastra de Blanca Nieves consulta su Espejo Mágico y descubre que la belleza de Blanca Nieves es superior a la suya. Para escapar de la vengativa Reina, Blanca Nieves se refugia en el bosque en una casita encantada donde le cambia la vida a siete encantadores inquilinos-- Tontín, Dormilón, Estornudo, Tímido, Feliz, Doc y el tempestuso Gruñón
Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Curious Alice follows a White Rabbit who must be late for something. She falls into a magical world, where she meets a Cheshire Cat, a Mad Hatter, and the Queen of Hearts
Biographical information on RKO Radio Pictures personalities by RKO Radio Pictures( Book )

2 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Frank Capra's It's a wonderful life
Alternative Names

controlled identityRKO-Pathe

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Radio Keith Orpheum

Radio Keith Orpheum radio pictures

Radio Keith Orpheum Radio Pictures, inc.

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RKO Pathe Studios

RKO Pictures

RKO Pictures amerykańska wytwórnia filmowa

RKO Pictures entreprise américaine

RKO Pictures Filmproduktionsgesellschaft

RKO Pictures International.

RKO Radio pictures

RKO Radio Pictures, inc.

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English (711)

French (13)

Spanish (8)

Italian (2)

German (1)

Bringing up BabyAlfred Hitchcock's NotoriousFrank Capra's It's a wonderful lifeTop HatLittle womenShall we dance?SuspicionFort Apache