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RKO Radio Pictures

Overview
Works: 1,908 works in 5,059 publications in 5 languages and 105,589 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Children's films  Animated films  Juvenile works  Fantasy films  Comedy films  Musical films  Romance films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Producer, Distributor, pmn, prn, Defendant
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Citizen Kane by Orson Welles( visu )
125 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 5,059 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 )
77 editions published between 1933 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,061 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( visu )
37 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,665 libraries worldwide
A scatterbrained heiress uses her pet leopard, Baby, to attract the attention of a stuffy paleontologist
Alice in Wonderland by Clyde Geronimi( visu )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 2,555 libraries worldwide
An animated musical version of Lewis Carroll's tale about a girl named Alice who follows a white rabbit through a very small door and enters Wonderland, where she has many unusual adventures
Peter Pan by Hamilton S Luske( visu )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,169 libraries worldwide
The fantastical film begins when the hero of Wendy, John and Michael's bedtime stories--Peter Pan, the boy who refuses to grow up-- returns to the nursery and invites them on a magical journey to Never Land. With the help of Tinker Bell, his feisty sidekick, a dazzling shower of pixie dust and some happy thoughts, Peter teaches them to fly. Off they soar to an enchanted island filled with wonder and adventure. Before they know it, they're knee-deep in a high-flying battle with swashbuckling pirates, led by Peter's arch enemy, Captain Hook--whose time is nearly up against a ticktocking crocodile
Spellbound by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
36 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 2,111 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 )
50 editions published between 1946 and 2007 in English and held by 1,995 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
Pinocchio by Ben Sharpsteen( visu )
13 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,903 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( visu )
39 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,759 libraries worldwide
Rogers and Astaire are caught up in aa mistaken identity plot, in which Rogers assumes that Astaire is already married, and is alternatively charmed and repelled by the latter's advances
Little women by Louisa May Alcott( visu )
23 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,572 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the humorous and sentimental fortunes of the four March sisters as they grew into young ladies in nineteenth-century New England
Shall we dance? by Mark Sandrich( visu )
42 editions published between 1937 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,496 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 )
31 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,431 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( visu )
24 editions published between 1949 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,410 libraries worldwide
The story of a U.S. Calvary captain's last days in service on the western frontier in 1876
Frank Capra's it's a wonderful life by Frank Capra( visu )
15 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,405 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
Suspicion by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
40 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,397 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
Dumbo by Ben Sharpsteen( visu )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,358 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
Fort Apache by John Ford( visu )
32 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,337 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 William Dieterle( visu )
30 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,293 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( visu )
6 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and held by 1,270 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. Grand hopes to end the problems plaguing the family, but instead the bishop's neglected wife becomes infatuated with him
Snow White and the seven dwarfs by David Hand( visu )
3 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 37 libraries worldwide
The beautiful and kindhearted princess Snow White charms every creature in the kingdom except one, the Queen, her jealous stepmother. When the Magic Mirror proclaims Snow White as the fairest one of all, she must flee into the forest. There, she befriends the lovable seven dwarfs, Doc, Sneezy, Grumpy, Happy, Bashful, Sleepy and Dopey. The Queen finds Snow White and tricks her with an enchanted apple. Only the magic of true love's kiss can save her
 
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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 International.
RKO Radio pictures
RKO Radio Pictures, inc.
RKO 라디오 픽처스
آر. ک. ئو
雷电华电影公司
Languages
English (642)
French (27)
Spanish (11)
Italian (5)
German (2)
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