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RKO Radio Pictures

Overview
Works: 2,505 works in 6,284 publications in 5 languages and 110,344 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Animated films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Musical films  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Detective and mystery films  Romance films 
Roles: Producer, Distributor, prn, pmn, fmd, Defendant, Performer, 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 English and Spanish and held by 4,393 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 )

102 editions published between 1933 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 2,899 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
Pinocchio( Visual )

20 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in English and German and held by 2,779 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
Bringing up Baby by Howard Hawks( Visual )

48 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scatterbrained heiress uses her pet leopard, Baby, to attract the attention of a stuffy paleontologist
Frank Capra's It's a wonderful life( Visual )

17 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,326 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
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs by Walt Disney( Visual )

28 editions published between 1937 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 2,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the old fairy tale, a jealous queen attempts to get rid of her beautiful step-daughter, Snow White, who takes refuge with seven dwarfs in their forest home. The queen changes into a witch and tempts Snow White with a poisoned apple which puts her into an everlasting sleep, until a prince finds her in a glass coffin and awakens her with Love's First Kiss
Peter Pan by Walt Disney( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,987 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
Top Hat by Mark Sandrich( Visual )

46 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,704 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 alternately charmed and disgusted by Astaire's advances
Alice in Wonderland( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An animated musical version of Lewis Carroll's tale about a girl named Alice. Alice follows a White Rabbit through a very small door and enters Wonderland, where she has many unusual adventures
Dumbo by Herman Bing( Visual )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and held by 1,568 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
Little women by Louisa May Alcott( Visual )

37 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the humorous and sentimental fortunes of the four March sisters as they grew into young ladies during the harsh times of the Civil war
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 1,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a U.S. Calvary captain's last days in service on the western frontier in 1876
Suspicion by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

44 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfred Hitchcock's thriller about a bride who fears she has married a murderer
Shall We Dance by Mark Sandrich( Visual )

46 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,419 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 )

29 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,403 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
Fort Apache by John Ford( Visual )

32 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The soldiers at Fort Apache may disagree with the tactics of their glory-seeking new commander. But to a man, they're duty bound to obey - even when it means almost certain disaster
Out of the past by Jacques Tourneur( Visual )

42 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in English and held by 1,359 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 William Dieterle( Visual )

36 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in English and held by 1,239 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
Notorious by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

27 editions published between 1946 and 2011 in English and held by 1,199 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
The magnificent Ambersons by Orson Welles( Visual )

53 editions published between 1942 and 2018 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrait of the decline of an aristocratic Midwestern family as the industrial 20th century begins
 
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Frank Capra's It's a wonderful life
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King KongBringing up BabyFrank Capra's It's a wonderful lifeSnow White and the Seven DwarfsTop HatLittle womenSuspicionShall We Dance
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Languages
English (851)

Spanish (8)

French (6)

Italian (2)

German (1)