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RKO Pictures

Overview
Works: 282 works in 538 publications in 4 languages and 14,434 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  History  Film and video adaptations  Comedy films  Fiction  Spy films  Television adaptations  War films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Hamburger Hill by John Irvin ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fourteen American soldiers in Vietnam battle for a mud-covered mound of earth that chews up soldiers like meat. They are fighting for their country, their fellow soldiers and their lives. War is hell, but this is worse
Mighty Joe Young by Ron Underwood ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and French and held by 1,086 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? ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,046 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 )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 752 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 )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 725 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 ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 617 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 the the corrupt D.A. in the act
Plenty by David Hare ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 505 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 day the universe changed ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 401 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
The Best little whorehouse in Texas by Colin Higgins ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A long-established Texas whorehouse becomes the object of a clean-up campaign."--Halliwell's Film and video guide, 5th ed
The gin game ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 385 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 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Social climber Alice tries to push her clodhopper family to the background and assumes airs to win the love of an amiable, wealthy young man
Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 309 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
Shade ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 242 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
Science revises the heavens ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 234 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
The border by Tony Richardson ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A border guard faces corruption in his department when the infant of a poor Mexican girl is kidnapped
Darwin's revolution by James Burke ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 229 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
The Factory and marketplace revolution by James Burke ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the origins of the Industrial Revolution and the resulting growth of urbanization, the creation of the factory system and an industrial working class, and the exploitation of the planet
Notorious by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A beautiful woman with a tainted past is enlisted by American agent Devlin to spy on a ring of Nazis in post-war Rio. Her espionage work becomes life-threatening after she marries the most debonair of the Nazi ring, Alex. Only Devlin can rescue her, but to do so he must face his role in her desperate situation and acknowledge that he's loved her all along
Scientific imagination in the Renaissance by James Burke ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows the startling changes that grew out of the study of Arab optics. From the discovery of perspective geometry came new painting and architecture, the ability to measure at a distance and to map the world, and the confidence that allowed Columbus to cross the Atlantic. Above all the new knowledge led to a new individualism
Medieval conflict--faith and reason ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Europeans invaded Moorish Spain in the 11th century, they discovered libraries, universities, optics, mechanics, and natural philosophy, as well as table manners and dessert. The rediscovery of classical knowledge leads to the founding of universities and the overthrow of Augustinian beliefs by those of Aristotle
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity RKO General, inc.

Radio Keith Orpheum Pictures
RKO Radio Pictures
Languages
English (151)
French (3)
Polish (2)
Spanish (1)
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