Η RKO (Radio-Keith-Orpheum) Pictures (γνωστή και ως RKO Productions, Radio Pictures, RKO Radio Pictures, RKO Teleradio Pictures, ενώ και για ένα μικρό χρονικό διάστημα RKO Pathé) είναι αμερικανική κινηματογραφική εταιρεία παραγωγής και διανομής. Ήταν μία από τις Πέντε Μεγάλες κινηματογραφικές εταιρείες του Χόλυγουντ της Χρυσής Εποχής του Χολύγουντ (Golden Age of Hollywood). Η επιχείρηση δημιουργήθηκε μετά την ένωση των Keith-Albee-Orpheum και του Τζόζεφ Κένεντι τη Film Booking Offices of America, υπό τον έλεγχο της RCA, τον Οκτώβριο του 1928. Ο Δαβίδ Σαρνόφ, διευθυντής της RCA, σχεδίασε αυτή τη συγχώνευση. Τα μέσα της δεκαετίας του 1940, η διεύθυνση της εταιρείας ανήκε στον επενδυτή Φλόιντ Όντλουμ.

RKO Pictures
Νομική μορφήσυμμετοχική εταιρεία
Κλάδοςκινηματογράφος και motion picture, video and television programme production activities
Ίδρυση23  Οκτωβρίου 1928
ΙδρυτήςΔαβίδ Σαρνόφ και Τζόζεφ Πάτρικ Κένεντι
Διάλυση7  Μαρτίου 1959
ΈδραΜανχάταν, Ηνωμένες Πολιτείες Αμερικής
ΙστότοποςΕπίσημος ιστότοπος
Commons page Πολυμέσα

Η εταιρεία τα πήγαινε πολύ καλά με τα μιούζικαλ που παρήγαγε, έχοντας σπουδαίους ηθοποιός να πρωταγωνιστούν σε αυτά, όπως ο Φρεντ Αστέρ και η Τζίντζερ Ρότζερς, στα μέσα της δεκαετίας του 1930. Ηθοποιοί όπως η Κάθριν Χέπμπορν και ο Ρόμπερτ Μίτσαμ, έκαναν εκεί τις πρώτες τους μεγάλες επιτυχίες. Ενώ και ο Κάρι Γκραντ ήταν για πολύ καιρό ο στυλοβάτης της εταιρείας. Η δουλειά του παραγωγού, σε χαμηλού προϋπολογισμού ταινίες τρόμου, Βαλ Λιούτον, που αργότερα έγιναν γνωστές ως φιλμ νουάρ, είναι πλέον αναγνωρίσιμες, από τους κατοπινούς κριτικούς και ιστορικούς.

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