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RKO Radio Pictures

Works: 2,475 works in 6,126 publications in 5 languages and 110,336 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Animated films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Musical films  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  History 
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 )

138 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 4,364 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 )

97 editions published between 1933 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 2,914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A moviemaking expedition to a fantastic island is filled with dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures. A gaint 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 2,774 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 )

45 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,595 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 2,358 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 )

25 editions published between 1937 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 2,272 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 2,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wendy, John and Michael Darling accompany Peter Pan to Never-Never Land, where no one ever grows up; while there, they have many adventures and a show-down with Peter's enemy, the pirate Capitan Hook
Top Hat by Mark Sandrich( Visual )

45 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Showman Jerry Travers is working for producer Horace Hardwick in London. Jerry demonstrates his new dance steps late one night in Horace's hotel, much to the annoyance of sleeping Dale Tremont below. She goes upstairs to complain and the two are immediately attracted to each other. Complications arise when Dale mistakes Jerry for Horace
Alice in Wonderland( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice is a bored schoolgirl who yearns for a more exciting life. Things get "curiouser and curiouser" after she follows the frantic White Rabbit down the rabbit hole and has a series of surreal misadventures in the madcap world of Wonderland, where "nothing's impossible." In Wonderland, Alice meets extraordinary characters such as Tweedledee and Tweedledum, the Queen of Hearts and the Cheshire Cat
Dumbo by Herman Bing( Visual )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in English and held by 1,518 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 )

36 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of four sisters who grew up together in Massachusetts during the Civil War
She wore a yellow ribbon by John Ford( Visual )

30 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

42 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,436 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
Shall We Dance by Mark Sandrich( Visual )

45 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,423 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 )

27 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,413 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 1,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Envoyé dans le désert de l'Arizona pour prendre le commandement de Fort Apache, le lieutenant-colonel Owen Thursday espère retrouver son grade de général. Mais au Fort il est méprisé pour son ignorance des tactiques indiennes et ses hommes n'apprécient pas sa discipline stricte. Mais lorsqu'il apprend que Cochise, le chef des Apaches a quitté sa réserve et conduit sa tribu vers le territoire mexicain, il espère le capturer et rétablir ainsi sa renommée. Mais les indiens sont d'excellents stratèges."--Site Allociné, consulté le 22 mai 2015
Out of the past by Jacques Tourneur( Visual )

38 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in English and held by 1,341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former private detective Jeff Baily 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 )

34 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in English and held by 1,243 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 )

26 editions published between 1946 and 2011 in English and held by 1,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working undercover for the U.S. government in Rio, the daughter of a convicted Nazi traitor marries a ruthless Nazi spy, but then begins a love affair with her American contact. Torn between passion and patriotism, they must sacrifice their feelings or risk destruction
The magnificent Ambersons by Orson Welles( Visual )

54 editions published between 1942 and 2018 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brilliant, moving portrayal of an aristocratic American family in what many critics consider a masterpiece equal to Citizen Kane. Based on a novel by Booth Tarkington, the drama begins in the 1870s when the Amberson family is at the height of its wealth and prestige. But the day arrives when all the Ambersons are stunned by the truth of their financial ruin
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Frank Capra's It's a wonderful life
King KongBringing up BabyFrank Capra's It's a wonderful lifeSnow White and the Seven DwarfsTop HatLittle womenSuspicionShall We Dance
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Radio Keith Orpheum

Radio Keith Orpheum radio pictures

Radio Keith Orpheum Radio Pictures, inc.

Radio pictures


RKO Pathe Studios

RKO Pictures

RKO Pictures americká produkční a distribuční společnost

RKO Pictures amerykańska wytwórnia filmowa

RKO Pictures compañia cinematografica.

RKO Pictures entinen yhdysvaltalainen elokuvatuotantoyhtiö

RKO Pictures entreprise américaine

RKO Pictures Filmproduktionsgesellschaft

RKO Pictures Filmproduktiounsgesellschaft

RKO Pictures International.

RKO Radio pictures

RKO Radio Pictures, inc.

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English (818)

Spanish (8)

French (5)

Italian (2)

German (1)