WorldCat Identities

RKO

Overview
Works: 88 works in 112 publications in 3 languages and 152 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Romance films  Action and adventure films  Film noir  History  Horror films 
Roles: Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by RKO
The story of Vernon and Irene Castle by H. C Potter( Visual )

2 editions published between 1978 and 1987 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fred and Ginger dance up a storm as they dramatize the careers of the renowned ballroom dancers, Vernon and Irene Castle
The magnificent Ambersons by Orson Welles( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and French and held by 5 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
Top Hat by Mark Sandrich( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Showman Jerry Travers is working for producer Horace Hardwick in London. Jerry demonstrates his new dance steps late one night in Horace's hotel, much to the annoyance of sleeping Dale Tremont below. She goes upstairs to complain and the two are immediately attracted to each other. Complications arise when Dale mistakes Jerry for Horace
Macao by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in French and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A traveling night club singer gets hired by an American expatriate who runs a casino in Macao, and specializes in converting stolen jewelry into cash. When one of her traveling companions turns out to be a cop, complications ensue
Out of the past by Jacques Tourneur( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former private detective Jeff Bailey is trying to lead a quiet life, but his past comes back to haunt him and he finds himself framed for murder
Shall We Dance by Mark Sandrich( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A male ballet dancer and a female singer enter into a phony romance to generate publicity for their careers
The set-up by Robert Wise( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An over-the-hill boxer thinks he can still win a bout, despite doubts from his wife and his manager. He goes into his next fight determined to beat his opponent, not realizing his manager has taken money for a 'dive' from a tough gambler. Heightening the tension, the film takes place over the course of 72 minutes, its approximate running time
Wagon master by John Ford( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in French and Multiple languages and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Mormon wagon train headed for Utah hooks up with two horse traders, the members of a traveling medicine show, and a tribe of Navajo Indians. The group is threatened by a gang of outlaws who use the wagon train as a hideout
Flying leathernecks by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in French and held by 2 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
Swing Time by George Stevens( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A performer and gambler travels to New York City to raise the $25,000 he needs to marry his fiancée, only to become entangled with a beautiful aspiring dancer
Gunga Din by George Stevens( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three English soldier comrades battle the punjabs in India while accompanied by their lowly water-bearer Gunga Din, who longs to be a fighter himself
Mr. & Mrs. Smith by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in French and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bickering couple discover their marriage isn't legal, and go through the courtship process again
The thing from another world by Christian Nyby( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A team of scientists, investigating a magnetic disturbance near the North Pole, discovers a disc-shaped object and some sort of man-like creature frozen beneath the ice
Follow the Fleet by Mark Sandrich( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in French and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Navy sailor tries to rekindle a romance with the woman he loves while on shore leave in San Francisco
Carefree by Mark Sandrich( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She's afraid of marriage--can he help? With the forever magic of Irving Berlin's romantic Change Partners, the dance craze of The Yam and more, the answer is delightfully Yes!
Les diables de Guadalcanal [affiche] by Roger Soubie( Visual )

1 edition published in 1952 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

La princesse et le pirate [affiche] by Valar( Visual )

1 edition published in 1947 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Pavillon noir [affiche] by Bernard Lancy( Visual )

1 edition published in 1947 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Pavillon noir [affiche] by Roger Rojac( Visual )

1 edition published in 1947 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Les diables de Guadalcanal [affiche] by Roger Soubie( Visual )

1 edition published in 1955 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityGeneral Teleradio, inc.

controlled identityRKO General, inc.

controlled identityRKO Radio Pictures

Radio Keith Orpheum

RKO Pathe Studios

RKO Pictures

RKO Radio pictures

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