WorldCat Identities

RKO Pictures

Overview
Works: 311 works in 641 publications in 4 languages and 15,887 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Children's films  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Animated films  Musical films  Juvenile works  Comedy films  War films 
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 )

31 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,388 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 En de wu de( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 1,067 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 )

7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,015 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 and 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 817 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
Beyond a reasonable doubt by Fritz Lang( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 672 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
The magnificent Ambersons by Orson Welles( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 570 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
Plenty by David Hare( Visual )

13 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 508 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 )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in English and held by 484 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
Booth Tarkington's Alice Adams by George Stevens( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 401 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
Flying leathernecks by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 383 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
The day the universe changed( Visual )

7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 373 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 gin game( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 347 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
Tartuffe, or, The imposter by Molière( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in English and held by 318 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 wordly 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
Streets of fire by Walter Hill( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 283 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
Shade( Visual )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 252 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 250 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 Florida Friebus( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 224 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
Carbon copy( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 187 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
Science revises the heavens( Visual )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 171 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 James Burke( Visual )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 164 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 (146)

Spanish (1)

Polish (1)

French (1)

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Mighty Joe YoungThe magnificent AmbersonsPlentyFlying leathernecksThe border