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Ed Asner tells the story of RKO Pictures from the 1920s to the 1960s.

Series Cast

  1. Ed Asner as Self - Presenter

    Ed Asner

    Self - Presenter

    6 Episodes

  2. Ginger Rogers as Self

    Ginger Rogers


    2 Episodes

  3. Bert Granet as Himself

    Bert Granet


    2 Episodes

  4. Katherine Brown


    2 Episodes

  5. Katharine Hepburn as Herself

    Katharine Hepburn


    1 Episode

  6. Pandro S. Berman


    1 Episode

  7. Fred Astaire as Self

    Fred Astaire


    1 Episode

  8. Lucille Ball as Self

    Lucille Ball


    1 Episode

  9. Fay Wray as Herself

    Fay Wray


    1 Episode

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Last Season

Season 1

1987 | 6 Episodes

Season 1 of The RKO Story: Tales From Hollywood premiered on July 3, 1987.

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The RKO Story: Tales From Hollywood
The RKO Story: Tales From Hollywood


Status Ended


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Type Documentary

Original Language English


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