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The RKO story

by Richard B. Jewell

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Published by Octopus in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • RKO Radio Pictures -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementRichard B. Jewell with Vernon Harbin.
    ContributionsHarbin, Vernon.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1999.R3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination320p. :
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17243179M
    ISBN 100706412850

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One of the “Big Five” studios of Hollywood’s golden age, RKO is remembered today primarily for the famous films it produced, from King Kong and Citizen Kane to the Astaire-Rogers musicals. But its own story also provides a fascinating case study of film industry management during one of the most vexing periods in American