WorldCat Identities

RKO Pictures

Overview
Works: 296 works in 611 publications in 4 languages and 15,853 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Children's films  Comedy films  Musical films  War films  Action and adventure films  Animated films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Producer, prn, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 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 )

27 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,361 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 Ernest B Schoedsack( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe, a playful, smart fifteen-foot-tall gorilla, and his lifelong best friend Jill Young have grown up together in the remote mountains of Central Africa. When Joe's peaceful existence is shattered by poachers, Jill and zoologist Gregg O'Hara rescue their innocent friend and move him to the safety of an animal conservancy in California. But Joe's safety is short-lived. No longer a myth, his notoriety makes him a target for a ruthless hunter who will do anything to capture the mighty Joe
Are we done yet? by Shi ti fu ka er( Visual )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,027 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 )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 812 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 679 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 )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 662 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 Fred Schepisi( Visual )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Susan Traherne is a former World War II French Resistance fighter who returns to her home in post-war Britain haunted by her experiences in occupied France. She finds that she is having trouble fitting back into formal British society after the war
The best little whorehouse in Texas by Colin Higgins( Visual )

3 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 468 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 )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 450 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
Booth Tarkington's Alice Adams by George Stevens( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A working-class small-town girl with social ambitions falls in love with a wealthy playboy
Flying leathernecks by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 375 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 )

4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clutching ever-present rosary beads, shifting uncomfortably within the hairshirt he wears for continual penance--and always eyeing the women as they pass--Tartuffe, Molière's master of unctuous evil, insinuates himself into a wealthy Parisian household, and turns it into wickedly funny pandemonium
The gin game( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 353 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
Streets of fire by Universal Pictures Company( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Cody is a handsome, heroic soldier of fortune who returns to his old neighborhood to rescue his gorgeous ex-girlfriend, rock star Ellen Aim, from the clutches of the evil motorcycle gang that kidnaps her
Shade( Visual )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 261 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
The border by Tony Richardson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A border guard faces corruption in his department when the infant of a poor Mexican girl is kidnapped
Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 233 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?
Science revises the heavens( Visual )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 188 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
Carbon copy( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 186 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
Darwin's revolution by James Burke( Visual )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 184 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
 
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The magnificent Ambersons
Alternative Names

controlled identityRKO General, inc.

Radio Keith Orpheum Pictures

RKO Radio Pictures

Languages
English (144)

Spanish (1)

Polish (1)

French (1)

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Mighty Joe YoungThe magnificent AmbersonsPlentyFlying leathernecksThe border