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RKO Pictures

Overview
Works: 280 works in 626 publications in 4 languages and 15,986 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Children's films  Animated films  Juvenile works  Action and adventure films  War films  Comedy films  History 
Roles: Producer, prn, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about RKO Pictures
 
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Hamburger Hill by John Irvin( Visual )

26 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,335 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 )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 1,095 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 1,039 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 815 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 687 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 )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin Hunter is a high profile lawyer 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
Plenty by David Hare( Visual )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 504 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 Colin Higgins( Visual )

3 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sheriff and a proprietress join together not only in romance, but to fight a big city TV crusader 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 )

20 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 444 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
Tartuffe, or, The imposter by Molière( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clutching ever-present rosary beads, shifting uncomfortably within the hairshirt he wears as continual penance--and always eyeing the women as they pass--Tartuffe, Moliére's master of unctuous evil, insinuates himself into a wealthy Parisian household in this indictment of religious hypocrisy. Posing as a holy man, the wily Tartuffe entrances Orgon, a credulous well-to-do merchant, bent on bestowing his worldly goods, social position, and nubile daughter on the perfidious fraud. Tartuffe delights in accepting it all--and also arranges a little depraved dalliance with Orgon's young wife, Elmire
Flying leathernecks by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 379 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
Booth Tarkington's Alice Adams by George Stevens( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 365 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
The gin game( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 359 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
Shade( Visual )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 260 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 Florida Friebus( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 252 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
Streets of fire by Walter Hill( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 237 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. --
The border by Tony Richardson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 237 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 )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 202 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
Science revises the heavens( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 199 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 Factory and marketplace revolution( Visual )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 191 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
 
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The magnificent Ambersons
Alternative Names

controlled identityRKO General, inc.

Radio Keith Orpheum Pictures

RKO Pictures International.

RKO Radio Pictures.

Languages
English (153)

Polish (2)

French (2)

Spanish (1)

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Mighty Joe YoungThe magnificent AmbersonsPlentyFlying leathernecksThe border