WorldCat Identities

RKO Radio Pictures

Overview
Works: 2,232 works in 5,112 publications in 5 languages and 106,329 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Children's films  Film adaptations  Animated films  Juvenile works  Fantasy films  Musical films  Action and adventure films  History  Comedy films 
Roles: Producer, Distributor, pmn, prn, Defendant
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 )

113 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 5,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The battle over Citizen Kane: Looks at the lives and careers of Orson Welles and William Randolph Hearst, and how Hearst tried to suppress the 1941 film Citizen Kane and destroy Welles
King Kong by Merian C Cooper( Visual )

82 editions published between 1933 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,952 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 )

33 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scatterbrained heiress uses her pet leopard, Baby, to attract the attention of a stuffy paleontologist
Alice in Wonderland by Florida Friebus( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 2,572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Curious Alice follows White Rabbit who must be late for something. She falls into a magical world, where she meets Tweedledee and Tweedledum, the Mad Hatter, and the Queen of Hearts
Peter Pan by J. M Barrie( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,144 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"--Container
Alfred Hitchcock's Notorious by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

31 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in English and held by 2,105 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 )

58 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,028 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
Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi( Visual )

17 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,925 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
Top Hat by Mark Sandrich( Visual )

38 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rogers and Astaire are caught up in aa mistaken identity plot, in which Rogers assumes that Astaire is already married, and is alternatively charmed and repelled by the latter's advances
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs by Walt Disney( Visual )

9 editions published between 1937 and 2016 in English and held by 1,691 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
Little women by Louisa May Alcott( Visual )

25 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,555 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
Shall We Dance by Mark Sandrich( Visual )

42 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A male ballet dancer and a female singer enter into a phony romance to generate publicity for their careers
She wore a yellow ribbon by John Ford( Visual )

24 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a U.S. Calvary captain's last days in service on the western frontier in 1876
Swing Time by George Stevens( Visual )

30 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in English and held by 1,425 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
Dumbo by Herman Bing( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 1,421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A baby elephant with oversized ears is ridiculed by all the circus animals and finally befriended by a mouse. Dumbo becomes the world's only flying elephant
Suspicion by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

36 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,389 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
Frank Capra's it's a wonderful life( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 1,364 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 )

31 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,346 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
The hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo( Visual )

28 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in English and held by 1,303 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
The bishop's wife by Henry Koster( Visual )

6 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and held by 1,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Heavenly bells are ringing, jubilant choirs are singing, and Christmas joy is blanketing the world like freshly fallen snow. But the Yuletide spirit has yet to warm Bishop Henry Brougham's Victorian home. Struggling to raise funds for a new cathedral, the preoccupied young clergyman has neglected his loving wife, Julia, and now only divine intervention can save their marriage! But the powerful and handsome angel sent from above has a mind of his own ... and teaching mortal Henry an immortal lesson in romance isn't all he has planned!"--Container
 
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Frank Capra's It's a wonderful life
Alternative Names

controlled identityRKO-Pathe

controlled identityRKO Teleradio Pictures

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 International.

RKO Radio pictures

RKO Radio Pictures, inc.

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Languages
English (659)

French (15)

Spanish (10)

Italian (2)

German (1)

Covers
King KongBringing up BabyAlfred Hitchcock's NotoriousFrank Capra's It's a wonderful lifeTop HatSnow White and the Seven DwarfsLittle womenShall We Dance