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RKO Pictures

Overview
Works: 312 works in 564 publications in 4 languages and 14,241 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  History  Comedy films  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Spy films  War films 
Roles: Producer, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Hamburger Hill by John Irvin ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,273 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 1,078 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 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Now married to Suzanne, Nick buys a suburban house for more space for his new wife and kids. However, the adventures begin to roll as it becomes a costly 'fixer upper, ' and Nick finds himself at the mercy of an eccentric contractor
A late quartet by Philip Seymour Hoffman ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 776 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 Guthrie CSD ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 629 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 509 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
Tartuffe, or, The imposter by Molière ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 431 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
The Best little whorehouse in Texas by Colin Higgins ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 412 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 day the universe changed by James Burke ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 411 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 381 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 334 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 Florida Friebus ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 294 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 248 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 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A border guard faces corruption in his department when the infant of a poor Mexican girl is kidnapped
Science revises the heavens ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 227 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 )
12 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 222 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
Streets of fire by Walter Hill ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 211 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 Factory and marketplace revolution by James Burke ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 206 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
Scientific imagination in the Renaissance by James Burke ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 204 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
Notorious by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 201 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 has loved her all along
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity RKO General, inc.

Radio Keith Orpheum Pictures
RKO Radio Pictures
Languages
English (143)
Polish (2)
French (2)
Spanish (1)
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