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RKO radio pictures horror, science fiction and fantasy films, 1929-1956

Author: Michael R Pitts
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Between 1929 and 1956, RKO released over 140 genre features. The studio also produced films in the adventure, comedy, fantasy, mystery and western genres. They released many Walt Disney classics as well as several "Tarzan" features. This volume covers these movies in detail with critical and historical analysis, in-depth plot synopsis and numerous contemporary reviews"--
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael R Pitts
ISBN: 9780786460472 0786460474
OCLC Number: 900869931
Description: vii, 397 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Preface --
Feature films --
Selected short subjects --
Chronology.
Responsibility: Michael R. Pitts.

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King Kong and The Thing from Another World are among the most popular horror and science fiction films of all time and both were made by RKO Radio Pictures. Between 1929 and 1956, RKO released over  Read more...

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