The history of RKO - one of the legendary "Big Five" studios of the Hollywood’s Golden Age, from its creation in 1928 (when the movies started talking) to its demise in 1956, largely due to the mismanagement by its last CEO, Howard Hughes. During this period, RKO produced some 550 films including some of cinema’s great masterpieces ("King Kong", "Citizen Kane", the Fred Astaire/Ginger Rogers films, "Bringing Up Baby") and launched the career of famous stars such as Katherine Hepburn and Robert Mitchum. Film lovers will enjoy the many extracts from RKO’s most famous movies.
A ballet dancer wins the lead in "Swan Lake" and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan - Princess Odette - but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.
Britain, A.D. 117. Quintus Dias, the sole survivor of a Pictish raid on a Roman frontier fort, marches north with General Virilus' legendary Ninth Legion, under orders to wipe the Picts from the face of the Earth and destroy their leader, Gorlacon.
This time around Edmund and Lucy Pevensie, along with their pesky cousin Eustace Scrubb find themselves swallowed into a painting and on to a fantastic Narnian ship headed for the very edges of the world.
After a little white lie about losing her virginity gets out, a clean cut high school girl sees her life paralleling Hester Prynne's in "The Scarlet Letter," which she is currently studying in school - until she decides to use the rumor mill to advance her social and financial standing.
Have you watched RKO, A Story made in Hollywood yet? What did you think about it?