WorldCat Identities

RKO Radio Pictures

Overview
Works: 1,565 works in 4,548 publications in 5 languages and 104,210 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Children's films  Animated films  Juvenile works  Fantasy films  Musical films  Action and adventure films  Motion pictures  History 
Roles: Producer, pmn, prn, Distributor, Defendant
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about RKO Radio Pictures
 
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Most widely held works by RKO Radio Pictures
Citizen Kane by Robert McKee( Visual )

119 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 5,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The battle over Citizen Kane: Looks at the lives and careers of Orson Welles and William Randolph Hearst, and how Hearst tried to suppress the 1941 film Citizen Kane and destroy Welles
Frank Capra's It's a wonderful life by Frank Capra( Visual )

66 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in English and French and held by 3,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Bailey is not having a good day. His life in the sleepy little town of Bedford Falls has been thrown off track, perhaps never to recover. His business has failed, he's wanted by the police, and he's had a fight with his beloved wife Mary. On this disastrous day, his responsibilities and frustrations overwhelm him, leading him to a bridge and serious contemplation of suicide. It's up to an angel named Clarence to convince George that his life has been one of worth and that it's still worth living. After taking a long look at George's life, the angel offers a portrait of what life in Bedford Falls would be like if George had never been born. This classic, sentimental favorite has become a Christmas tradition
King Kong by Merian C Cooper( Visual )

80 editions published between 1933 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carl Denham, a filmmaker and entrepreneur, leads an expedition to Skull Island, a place where time has stood still. The natives pay homage to the one whom they revere as "Kong," and who is, indeed, king of the island. Denham, together with his beautiful starlet, Ann Darrow, and the crew of the ship, investigate a strange ritual being performed on the island by its native population. When Ann finds herself captured by the natives to become the bride of the mysterious Kong, the ship's first mate, Jack Driscoll, who is in love with Ann, manages to rescue her from the clutches of Kong. Denham then arranges to capture the creature, whom he calls "King Kong" and takes him back to New York
Bringing up Baby by Howard Hawks( Visual )

33 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scatterbrained heiress uses her pet leopard, Baby, to attract the attention of a stuffy paleontologist
Alice in Wonderland by Florida Friebus( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 2,602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Curious Alice follows White Rabbit who must be late for something. She falls into a magical world, where she meets Tweedledee and Tweedledum, the Mad Hatter, and the Queen of Hearts
Peter Pan by Walt Disney( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fantastic adventures await Wendy Darling and her brothers when Peter Pan whisks them away to the magical world of Never Land. After following Peter and his feisty sidekick Tinker Bell, they explore the island and Peter's secret hideout with the Lost Boys and leap into high-flying battles with swashbuckling pirates and the infamous Captain Hook
Alfred Hitchcock's Notorious by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

31 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in English and held by 2,095 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
Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi( Visual )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woodcarver Geppetto has pets Figaro the cat and Cleo the fish. He has just made a little wooden puppet called Pinocchio. Wishing upon a star before he goes to bed, Geppetto wishes that Pinocchio would become a real boy. As Geppetto sleeps, the Blue Fairy arrives and partially grants his wish. Pinocchio can come to life, but he must prove himself worthy before becoming a real boy. He will require some guidance, and Jiminy Cricket agrees to act as his conscience. After some unfortunate incidents, Pinocchio finds himself in trouble. The Blue Fairy appears. Pinocchio lies to her and his nose grows. He is forgiven, but warned not to lie again
Top Hat by Mark Sandrich( Visual )

35 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical in which the path of true love is roughened by mistaken identities
Little women by Louisa May Alcott( Visual )

22 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of four sisters who grew up together in Massachusetts during the Civil War
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs by Walt Disney( Visual )

10 editions published between 1937 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the old fairy tale, a jealous queen attempts to get rid of her beautiful step-daughter, Snow White, who takes refuge with seven dwarfs in their forest home. The queen changes into a witch and tempts Snow White with a poisoned apple which puts her into an everlasting sleep, until a prince finds her in a glass coffin and awakens her with Love's First Kiss
Shall We Dance by Mark Sandrich( Visual )

37 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in English and held by 1,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A male ballet dancer and a female singer enter into a phony romance to generate publicity for their careers
Swing Time by George Stevens( Visual )

28 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in English and held by 1,421 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
She wore a yellow ribbon by John Ford( Visual )

23 editions published between 1949 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a U.S. Calvary captain's last days in service on the western frontier in 1876
Suspicion by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

37 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fragil, gently-reared young English heiress fears she has just married a murderer
Dumbo by Herman Bing( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 1,379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of Dumbo, the courageous baby elephant who uses his sensational ears to soar to fame with the help of his clever best friend Timothy Q. Mouse
Fort Apache by John Ford( Visual )

28 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The soldiers at Fort Apache may disagree with the tactics of their glory-seeking new commander. But to a man, they're duty bound to obey - even when it means almost certain disaster
The hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo( Visual )

28 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in English and German and held by 1,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Academy award winner Charles Laughton stars as Quasimodo, the deformed bell-ringer of Notre Dame and Maureen O'Hara is Esmeralda, the beautiful gypsy he adores
The bishop's wife by Henry Koster( Visual )

6 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and held by 1,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cary Grant stars as an angel who materializes in answer to the prayers of a harried young bishop, David Niven. Niven's efforts to raise money for a new cathedral have endangered his marriage to beautiful Loretta Young. Grant enters the bishop's household hoping to end the problems plaguing the family, but instead the bishop's negelected wife becomes infatuated with him
Out of the past by Jacques Tourneur( Visual )

23 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,242 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
 
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Audience level: 0.21 (from 0.04 for Orson Well ... to 0.84 for Val Lewton ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Frank Capra's It's a wonderful life
Alternative Names

controlled identityRKO-Pathe

controlled identityRKO Teleradio Pictures

R.K.O

Radio Keith Orpheum

Radio Keith Orpheum radio pictures

Radio Keith Orpheum Radio Pictures, inc.

Radio pictures

RKO

RKO Pictures amerykańska wytwórnia filmowa

RKO Pictures entreprise américaine

RKO Radio Pictures

RKO Radio Pictures, inc.

RKO 라디오 픽처스

آر. ک. ئو

雷电华电影公司

Languages
English (665)

Spanish (14)

French (12)

Italian (4)

German (2)

Covers
Frank Capra's It's a wonderful lifeKing KongBringing up BabyAlfred Hitchcock's NotoriousTop HatLittle womenSnow White and the Seven DwarfsShall We Dance