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RKO Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 40 works in 50 publications in 1 language and 772 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musicals  Filmed musicals  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Animal films  Televised musicals  Nonfiction films  Filmed performances 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by RKO Home Video (Firm)
Tartuffe, or, The imposter by Molière( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in English and held by 320 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
Sweeney Todd : the demon barber of Fleet Street by Stephen Sondheim( Visual )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the play, in which the title character is not only a barber, but also a thief and murderer. Sweeney Todd seeks revenge against the judge who once deported him to Australia, an act that led to the death of Todd's beloved wife
5th Ave girl( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Depression-era woman meets a miserable millionaire in Central Park and accompanies him on a giddy, glamorous birthday whirl through Manhattan. Enchanted, the millionaire installs her in his mansion where the rags-to-riches story becomes a laugh riot as she grabs his selfish, suspicious family by the scruff of the neck and shakes sense into them. Also included is a short documentary concerning the method the New York City police used in the search for runaways during the 1950's
Mesmerized by Alison Winter( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1880s New Zealand, Victoria Thompson, a young orphaned girl forced into an arranged marriage to a businessman twice her age, discovers that her new husband is bizarre and abusive. When he is found dead and she is the only witness, she stands accused of his murder
The gin game( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy drama that tells the moving story of the developing relationship between two elderly people in a rest home, the play unfolds during various hands of gin rummy
Eugene O'Neill's Hughie( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in New York City in 1928, a downtrodden hotel resident confides his imaginary triumphs as a gambler and ladies' man to the night clerk
Cat people by R. K.O Radio Pictures( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychological horror film which tells the story of Irena Dubrovna, a Serbian-born woman who believes that she suffers from an ancient curse which will cause her to turn into a panther and kill whenever she becomes emotionally aroused. She marries a young American named Oliver Reed, who thinks the curse is imaginary and sends her to a psychiatrist to be cured
Gotta dance, gotta sing( Visual )

2 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of film clips from great Hollywood musical films
Having wonderful time( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tired of the daily grind, a working girl abandons her typewriter and heads for the Catskills resort. But what is supposed to be two weeks of R & R, turns into romp and romance
Mighty Joe Young by Ernest B Schoedsack( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman and her pet 10 ft. gorilla are lured to New York to perform in a nightclub. While the young woman finds romance and adjusts well, the gorilla does not and after trials and tribulations it is decided to return to Africa
Judy Garland in concert by Judy Garland( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Judy Garland's most popular melodies performed before live audiences
Morning glory by Lowell Sherman( Visual )

2 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A struggling young actress vies for her big break
Fifth Avenue girl by Gregory La Cava( Visual )

2 editions published between 1939 and 1984 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Depression-era woman meets a miserable millionaire in Central Park and accompanies him on a giddy, glamorous birthday whirl through Manhattan. Enchanted, the millionaire installs her in his mansion where the rags-to-riches story becomes a laugh riot as she grabs his selfish, suspicious family by the scruff of the neck and shakes sense into them
I remember mama by George Stevens( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nostalgic recreation of a Norwegian-American family's struggle in turn-of-the-century San Francisco
The Falcon takes over by Irving Reis( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Falcon investigates when Moose Molloy starts asking about his lost love, and anyone with the wrong answer shuts up permanently (1st work) ; a mild-mannered bookkeeper is caught in a web of complications when his boss stages a suicide to look like murder
Lena Horne, the lady and her music( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical revue first produced for Broadway in which Lena Horne sings the music with which she has been become identified during her career on stage, in movies, nightclubs and in concerts
Johnny Angel by Edwin L Marin( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The son of a murdered ship's captain hunts down his killer in this taut, spellbinding mystery
The Falcon's adventure ; Armored car robbery( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Falcon's vacation becomes "The Falcon's Adventure" when the sophisticated sleuth saves a Brazilian beauty from kidnappers. William Talman is a smart con, the "brain man" who plans the heists and lets others do the dirty work in "Armored car robbery."
The Thing( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Thing is an alien anthropomorphic creature, that lands in a flying saucer at the North Pole near a scientific expedition base
The saint's vacation( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Saint is confronted with international intrigue (1st work) ; a hardboiled detective has to contend with mob hit men and a key witness on a cross-country train to L.A
 
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