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Author Jewell, Richard B.

Title RKO Radio Pictures : a titan is born / Richard B. Jewell.

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, c2012.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    384 JEW    Lost and Paid
Description 330 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- "Master showmen of the world": prehistory and the formation of the company -- "It's RKO-let's go": the Brown-Schnitzer-Lebaron regime (1929-1931) -- "Failure on the installment plan, a ticket at a time": the Aylesworth-Kahane-Selznick regime (1932-1933) -- "All this is very distressing to me": the Aylesworth-Kahane-Cooper regime (1933-1934) -- "He feels the company is unsettled": the Aylesworth-McDonough-Kahane regime (1934-1935) -- "An awfully long corner": the Spitz-Briskin regime (1936-1937) -- "Plaything of industry": the Spitz-Berman regime -- "The company's best interest": the Schaefer-Berman regime -- "Quality pictures are the lifeblood of this business": the Schaefer-Edington regime (1940-1941) -- "Crossing wires": the Schaefer-Breen regime (1941-1942).
Subject RKO Radio Pictures -- History.
ISBN 9780520271784 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520271785 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780520271791 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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