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RKO Radio Pictures

Overview
Works: 2,264 works in 5,668 publications in 5 languages and 108,302 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Children's films  Film adaptations  Animated films  Fantasy films  Musical films  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Romance films 
Roles: Producer, Distributor, pmn, fmd, prn, Defendant, Sponsor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Citizen Kane by Orson Welles( visu )
140 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 4,487 libraries worldwide
The battle over Citizen Kane: Examines the lives of William Randolph Hearst, the powerful newspaper magnate, and director/actor, Orson Welles as they clashed over Welles first film: "Citizen Kane". Hearst's reaction upon learning about the film, which portrayed him unfavorably, was to work to suppress it and destroy Welles. Major movie theater chains refused to show "Citizen Kane", and Welles' masterpiece virtually disappeared for almost 25 years. Never again would Orson Welles gain control of a major Hollywood production
King Kong by Merian C Cooper( visu )
94 editions published between 1933 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,963 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
Bringing up Baby by Howard Hawks( visu )
43 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,636 libraries worldwide
A scatterbrained heiress uses her pet leopard, Baby, to attract the attention of a stuffy paleontologist
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs by Walt Disney( visu )
20 editions published between 1937 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 2,202 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
Peter Pan by Browne( visu )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,070 libraries worldwide
Wendy and her brothers embark on fantastic adventures with the hero of their bedtime stories, Peter Pan! With faith, trust and Tinker Bell's pixie dust, Peter teaches them how to fly and leads them to the "second star to the right" and beyond, to Never Land!
Pinocchio by Ben Sharpsteen( visu )
14 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in English and German and held by 2,037 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
Alfred Hitchcock's Notorious by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
38 editions published between 1946 and 2011 in English and held by 2,029 libraries worldwide
When troubled beauty Alicia Huberman is recruited by American agent T.R. Devlin to infiltrate a German spy ring in postwar Rio, she accepts. When she receives orders to seduce a Nazi kingpin, Alicia must sacrifice the only happiness she's ever known for a perilous mission that could ultimately cost her and Devlin their lives
Frank Capra's It's a wonderful life by Frank Capra( visu )
61 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,019 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
Top Hat by Mark Sandrich( visu )
41 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,744 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
Alice in Wonderland by Florida Friebus( visu )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 1,653 libraries worldwide
Follow alice as she chases the White Rabbit on a magical journey into the fantastical world of Wonderland. It's a topsy-turvy place that gets "curiouser and curiouser" as Alice's madcap adventures introduce her to some truly unforgettable characters -- the Mad Hatter, March Hare, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, Cheshire Cat, the Queen of Hearts and more
Little women by Louisa May Alcott( visu )
33 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,517 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the humorous and sentimental fortunes of four sisters as they grow into young ladies in Massachusetts during the Civil War
Dumbo by Herman Bing( visu )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 1,510 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
She wore a yellow ribbon by John Ford( visu )
32 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,460 libraries worldwide
The story of a U.S. Calvary captain's last days in service on the western frontier in 1876
Shall We Dance by Mark Sandrich( visu )
45 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,454 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( visu )
32 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in English and held by 1,434 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( visu )
43 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,415 libraries worldwide
Alfred Hitchcock weaves a terrifying web of suspicion around a fragile young English bride and captures a classic suspense thriller. Joan Fontaine is the bride, a gently-reared heiress who fears she has married a murderer. Cary Grant is the husband, a dashing ne'er-do-well with a penchant for the high life--and a bank account that's strictly low-life
Fort Apache by John Ford( visu )
35 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,356 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
Frank Capra's it's a wonderful life ( visu )
8 editions published between 1978 and 2003 in English and held by 1,349 libraries worldwide
This comedy-drama is about a man (James Stewart) who, facing bankruptcy and feeling he is a failure, is about to kill himself. His guardian angel comes and shows him all the good he has really done in his life and what his hometown would have been like had he not been born
Out of the past by Jacques Tourneur( visu )
31 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in English and held by 1,295 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
The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo( visu )
32 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in English and held by 1,280 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
 
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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
RKO Pathe Studios
RKO Pictures
RKO Pictures amerykańska wytwórnia filmowa
RKO Pictures entreprise américaine
RKO Pictures Filmproduktionsgesellschaft
RKO Pictures International.
RKO Radio pictures
RKO Radio Pictures, inc.
RKO 라디오 픽처스
آر كي أو بيكتشرز
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雷电华电影公司
Languages
English (807)
French (13)
Spanish (8)
Italian (2)
German (1)
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