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RKO Radio Pictures

Overview
Works: 1,945 works in 4,655 publications in 4 languages and 100,770 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  History  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Interviews  Trials, litigation, etc  Fairy tales  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Producer, Distributor, pmn, Defendant
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Citizen Kane by Orson Welles ( Visual )
102 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 4,875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The battle over Citizen Kane: Chronicles the battle between Orson Welles and William Randolph Hearst over Welles' Citizen Kane. Includes interviews with colleagues of both men as well as biographical information about Hearst
King Kong by Merian C Cooper ( Visual )
75 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A moviemaking expedition to a fantastic island is filled with dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures. A giant simian becomes lovestruck with the film's blonde starlet. King Kong is captured and is brought to Manhattan, where he goes on a rampage, culminating in the fateful finale atop the Empire State Building where he cradles his beloved and swats at machine-gunning airplanes
Frank Capra's It's a wonderful life ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 2,949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George Bailey, a desperate and suicidal man, is visited by a guardian angel who shows him how important he has been to those around him in his life
Bringing up Baby by Howard Hawks ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A scatterbrained heiress uses her pet leopard, Baby, to attract the attention of a stuffy paleontologist
Peter Pan by P. J Hogan ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 2,192 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
Top hat by Mark Sandrich ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1935 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,932 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
Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 1,813 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
Little women by Louisa May Alcott ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1933 and 2005 in English and held by 1,634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the humorous and sentimental fortunes of the four March sisters as they grew into young ladies during the harsh times of the Civil war
Shall we dance by Mark Sandrich ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,597 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 )
27 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,519 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
Suspicion by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1941 and 2004 in English and held by 1,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fragil, gently-reared young English heiress fears she has just married a murderer
She wore a yellow ribbon by John Ford ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1949 and 2007 in English and French and held by 1,376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a U.S. Calvary captain's last days in service on the western frontier in 1876
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs by Walt Disney ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1937 and 2009 in English and held by 1,338 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
The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and held by 1,265 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
Alice in Wonderland by Johnny Depp ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,251 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
Fort Apache by John Ford ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,245 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
Out of the past by Jacques Tourneur ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1947 and 2007 in English and held by 1,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jeff (Robert Mitchum), a former private detective, is hired by a gangster (Kirk Douglas) to find his former girlfriend (Jane Greer), whom he still loves, that took
Dumbo by Herman Bing ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 1,193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The stork delivers a baby elephant to Mrs. Jumbo, who happens to be a veteran of the circus, but the newborn is soon ridiculed because of his truly gigantic ears and is dubbed "Dumbo". Dumbo is relegated to the circus' clown acts. It is up to Dumbo's only true friend, Timothy Q. Mouse, to assist Dumbo to achieve his full potential
Gunga Din by George Stevens ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1900 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adventure story of three soldier comrades battling the savage punjabs in India
Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 1,171 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
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity RKO-Pathe

controlled identity RKO Teleradio Pictures

R.K.O
Radio Keith Orpheum
Radio Keith Orpheum radio pictures
Radio Keith Orpheum Radio Pictures, inc.
Radio pictures
RKO Pathe Studios
RKO Pictures
RKO Radio pictures
RKO Radio Pictures, inc.
Languages
English (546)
French (9)
Spanish (8)
Italian (3)
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