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RKO Pictures

Works: 283 works in 590 publications in 4 languages and 15,905 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Comedy films  Children's films  War films  Crime films  Nonfiction television programs  Musical films 
Roles: Producer, prn, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about RKO Pictures
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Most widely held works by RKO Pictures
Hamburger Hill by John Irvin( Visual )

25 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For ten days, the American soldiers of Bravo Company fight in Vietnam to take over Hill 937, also known as Hamburger Hill
Mighty Joe Young by Ron Underwood( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fifteen-foot-tall Central African gorilla is brought to America to save him from poachers. But his notoriety makes him a target for an enemy from his past
Are we done yet? by Shi ti fu ka er( Visual )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now married to Suzanne, Nick buys a suburban house to escape the rat race of the big city and to provide more space for his new wife and kids Lindsey and Kevin. But when his new home quickly becomes a costly "fixer upper," he finds himself at the mercy of an eccentric contractor, Nick's suburban dream soon becomes a nightmare
A late quartet by Yaron Zilberman( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After twenty-five years together, the members of a world-renowned string quartet learn that their beloved cellist may soon be forced to retire. Competing egos, harbored resentment, and irrepressible lust threaten to derail the group as they struggle to maintain harmony in their music and their lives
The magnificent Ambersons by Orson Welles( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lavish new production made from Welles' original shooting script, allowing audiences to finally see his epic vision of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Booth Tarkington novel fully realized. The haunting story of a wealthy Midwestern family's struggle to adapt to the rapidly changing world at the dawn of the 20th century
Beyond a reasonable doubt by Fritz Lang( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin Hunter is a high profile laywer who has an impeccable record putting criminals behind bars and is a shoo-in for governor in the upcoming election. But when ambitious rookie journalist C.J. Nicholas begins investigating Hunter for tampering with evidence to secure his convictions, the district attorney's perfect record is up for scrutiny. Commencing a risky game of cat and mouse with Hunter, C.J. frames himself as a murder suspect to catch the the corrupt D.A. in the act
Hors de prix Priceless by Pierre Salvadori( Visual )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Susan Traherne returns to her home in post-war Britain haunted by her experiences as a resistance fighter in occupied France
The best little whorehouse in Texas by Carol Hall( Visual )

3 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The demise of the real-life Chicken Ranch inspired the musical stage play and this big screen version. Sheriff Ed Earl Dodd and the Chicken Ranch's proprietress, Miss Mona join together not only in romance, but to fight big city TV crusader Melvin P. Thorpe in his efforts to expose the Chicken Ranch to public scandal, and thus close it down
The day the universe changed by James Burke( Visual )

13 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series traces the major advances in knowledge in Western civilization since the Greeks, and demonstrates how our view of the world changes as our knowledge develops
Flying leathernecks by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's World War II. Major Dan Kirby (John Wayne) is hard on his marines. His subordinate Captain Carl Griffin thinks the Major is overdoing it, but Kirby proves that there is a method to his madness after all
Tartuffe by Molière( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moliere's timeless comedy, starring the incomparable Donald Moffat portraying the scoundrel Tartuffe, who manipulates his way into the confidence and affection of Orgon, an affluent bourgeois concerned with his own salvation, and whose wife and daughter Tartuffe attempts to seduce
The gin game( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bittersweet comedy that follows the relationship that develops between nursing home residents Fonsia Dorsey and Weller Martin during a series of gin games. As the games progress, their ailments, misfortunes, and losses are exposed in funny, honest, and increasingly heated moments, and what begins as a tentative friendship quickly turns into a battle of wills
Booth Tarkington's Alice Adams by George Stevens( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A working-class small-town girl with social ambitions falls in love with a wealthy playboy
Shade by Raphaël Nadjari( Visual )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three small-time grifters devise a plan to beat the Dean, the ultimate card mechanic, in this film centered around L.A.'s underground gambling scene
Alice in Wonderland by Johnny Depp( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice Kingsleigh is a young woman at a crossroads. Not knowing what she wants from life, she is being pushed, pulled, strong-armed, and confused into doing what everyone expects of her. A marriage proposal in front of friends and family pushes Alice over the edge and down the rabbit hole into a place she hasn't visited since her father died 10 years before. Only problem is, she's now a very different person, has no memories of Underland, and is somehow still expected to be someone she's not. How can she argue with something that's mapped out in full visual splendor in the prophetic Oraculum? With the help of The Mad Hatter, The White Queen, Tweedledum and Tweedledee, Absolom, The Cheshire Cat, and the Bandersnatch, can Alice unlock the mystery of her past and light a path to her future?
Streets of fire by Universal Film Manufacturing Company( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amid a brooding rock & roll landscape, the Bombers motorcycle gang, led by the vicious Raven Shaddock, kidnap diva Ellen Aim. Her hope for rescue lies with unlikely heroes: soldier of fortune Tom Cody and his sidekick, the two-fisted beer-guzzling, McCoy. Joined by Ellen's manager, Billy Fish, the trio plunge headfirst into a world of rain-splattered streets, hot cars and deadly assassins.--Container
Science revises the heavens( Visual )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with advances made during the Scientific Revolution, including Copernicus's explanation that the heavens do not revolve around the earth, Galileo's exploration of the acceleration of falling objects, and Newton's theories, and examines the bitter conflict that these ideas caused within the Catholic Church
Darwin's revolution by Hannes Schuler( Visual )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals how Darwin's writings undermined the concept of an orderly, unchanging universe and with it the belief in the biblical theory of creation. Also considers how aspects of Darwinism were used to political and economic advantage to justify nazism, robber baron style capitalism, and communism
Carbon copy( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an uptight executive discovers he has a long-lost black son, his tidy world goes hopelessly and hilariously awry in this wickedly funny comedy
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The magnificent Ambersons
Alternative Names

controlled identityRKO General, inc.

Radio Keith Orpheum Pictures

RKO Radio Pictures

English (138)

Spanish (1)

Polish (1)

French (1)

Mighty Joe YoungThe magnificent AmbersonsHors de prix PricelessFlying leathernecks