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RKO

Syllabification: RKO

Definition of RKO in English:

A movie production and distribution company founded in 1928, which produced such classics such as King Kong (1933) and Citizen Kane (1941).

Origin

abbreviation of Radio–Keith–Orpheum, from a merger of Radio Corporation of America (RCA) with the Keith and Orpheum theater chains.

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