WorldCat Identities

RKO Radio Pictures

Overview
Works: 2,237 works in 5,619 publications in 5 languages and 108,678 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Children's films  Animated films  Fantasy films  Juvenile works  Musical films  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Romance films 
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 )

139 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 4,490 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
King Kong by Merian C Cooper( Visual )

93 editions published between 1933 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A moviemaking expedition to a fantastic island is filled with dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures. A giant simian becomes lovestruck with the film's blonde starlet. King Kong is captured and is brought to Manhattan, where he goes on a rampage, culminating in the fateful finale atop the Empire State Building where he cradles his beloved and swats at machine-gunning airplanes
Bringing up Baby by Howard Hawks( Visual )

43 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scatterbrained heiress uses her pet leopard, Baby, to attract the attention of a stuffy paleontologist
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs by Walt Disney( Visual )

19 editions published between 1937 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 2,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The beautiful and kindhearted princess Snow White charms every creature in the kingdom except one, the Queen, her jealous stepmother. When the Magic Mirror proclaims Snow White as the fairest one of all, she must flee into the forest. There, she befriends the lovable seven dwarfs, Doc, Sneezy, Grumpy, Happy, Bashful, Sleepy and Dopey. The Queen finds Snow White and tricks her with an enchanted apple. Only the magic of true love's kiss can save her
Peter Pan by Browne( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fantastic adventures await Wendy Darling and her brothers when Peter Pan whisks them away to the magical world of Never Land. After following Peter and his feisty sidekick Tinker Bell, they explore the island and Peter's secret hideout with the Lost Boys and leap into high-flying battles with swashbuckling pirates and the infamous Captain Hook
Pinocchio by Ben Sharpsteen( Visual )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in English and German and held by 2,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woodcarver Geppetto has pets Figaro the cat and Cleo the fish. He has just made a little wooden puppet called Pinocchio. Wishing upon a star before he goes to bed, Geppetto wishes that Pinocchio would become a real boy. As Geppetto sleeps, the Blue Fairy arrives and partially grants his wish. Pinocchio can come to life, but he must prove himself worthy before becoming a real boy. He will require some guidance, and Jiminy Cricket agrees to act as his conscience. After some unfortunate incidents, Pinocchio finds himself in trouble. The Blue Fairy appears. Pinocchio lies to her and his nose grows. He is forgiven, but warned not to lie again
Alfred Hitchcock's Notorious by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

37 editions published between 1946 and 2011 in English and held by 2,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When troubled beauty Alicia Huberman is recruited by American agent T.R. Devlin to infiltrate a German spy ring in postwar Rio, she accepts. When she receives orders to seduce a Nazi kingpin, Alicia must sacrifice the only happiness she's ever known for a perilous mission that could ultimately cost her and Devlin their lives
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 2,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A would-be suicide is convinced not to take his life
Top Hat by Mark Sandrich( Visual )

41 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,728 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
Alice in Wonderland by Florida Friebus( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 1,654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow alice as she chases the White Rabbit on a magical journey into the fantastical world of Wonderland. It's a topsy-turvy place that gets "curiouser and curiouser" as Alice's madcap adventures introduce her to some truly unforgettable characters -- the Mad Hatter, March Hare, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, Cheshire Cat, the Queen of Hearts and more
Little women by Louisa May Alcott( Visual )

33 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,519 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 1,517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of Dumbo, the courageous baby elephant who uses his sensational ears to soar to fame with the help of his clever best friend Timothy Q. Mouse
She wore a yellow ribbon by John Ford( Visual )

32 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,463 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 )

44 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,456 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 )

32 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 )

42 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fragil, gently-reared young English heiress fears she has just married a murderer
Frank Capra's it's a wonderful life( Visual )

8 editions published between 1978 and 2003 in English and held by 1,366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Bailey, a desperate and suicidal man, is visited by a guardian angel who shows him how important he has been to those around him in his 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

This classic portrait of the old West depicts a military martinet calvary officer whose by-the-book tactics and ignorance of the western frontier cause him to lead his men into a fatal Apache ambush
Out of the past by Jacques Tourneur( Visual )

31 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in English and held by 1,295 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 )

31 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in English and held by 1,280 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
 
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Frank Capra's It's a wonderful life
Alternative Names

controlled identityRKO-Pathe

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R.K.O

Radio Keith Orpheum

Radio Keith Orpheum radio pictures

Radio Keith Orpheum Radio Pictures, inc.

Radio pictures

RKO

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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Languages
English (798)

French (13)

Spanish (8)

Italian (2)

German (1)

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King KongBringing up BabySnow White and the Seven DwarfsAlfred Hitchcock's NotoriousFrank Capra's It's a wonderful lifeTop HatAlice in WonderlandLittle women