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|Genre/Form:||Documentaries and factual films and video
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Charles Chabot; Rosemary Wilton; Edward Asner; LC Off-Air Taping Collection (Library of Congress); Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
|Notes:||Copyright: British Broadcasting Corporation and RKO Pictures, Inc. Appl. au.: cinematography: British Broadcasting Corporation & RKO Pictures, Inc. Prev.: History of RKO Studios, archive material and clips preexisting. NM: additional cinematography. DCR 1987; PUB 21Jan88; REG 17Dec92; PA608-286.
On same claim with the other five episodes in this mini-series.
Originally released in Great Britain under the title The RKO story--tales from Hollywood. It was released in the U.S. under the title Hollywood--the golden years. Episode one, Birth of a titan. No information can be found to verify whether the episode title, Birth of a titan, is the same on the British release. Copyright application title for series title: The RKO story.
Originally broadcast in U.K. in 7/87 on BBC-2-TV. Program was originally aired in U.S. on 8/14/88 on the A&E Network and then went into syndication in 1989. Date of publication given as 1/21/88 on copyright data sheet.
LC holds probable original U.S. broadcast copy (viewing copy, copy 2, VBK 2081) and repeat U.S. broadcast on PBS station WETA-TV (viewing copy, VBH 6816).
Part 1 of 6; episode number given as HTGY no. 101 on copyright data sheet; number 101.
Sources used: WETA magazine, 7/91; Variety, 8/19/87; The listener, 6/25/87; Sight and Sound, autumn 1987, v. 56, no. 4, p. 236-237; M/B/RS description files; copyright data base; Baseline home page, 6/9/97; A&E program guide, 8/88; copyright data sheet; videocassette label.
|Performer(s):||Narrator: Edward Asner.|
|Description:||1 videocassette of 1 (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. & b&w ; 3/4 in. viewing copy. 1 videocassette of 1 (ca. 55 min.) : sd., col. & b&w ; 3/4 in. viewing copy (copy 2)|
|Other Titles:||Tales from Hollywood.
Birth of a titan
Hollywood--the golden years.
|Responsibility:||a BBC Television production in association with RKO Pictures ; produced by Charles Chabot and Rosemary Wilton.|
- RKO Radio Pictures -- History.
- Motion picture studios -- California -- Los Angeles -- History.
- Motion picture industry -- California -- Los Angeles -- History.
- Motion pictures -- History.
- RKO Radio Pictures.
- Motion picture industry.
- Motion picture studios.
- Motion pictures.
- California -- Los Angeles.