23 classics from the RKO era – including King Kong, Bringing Up Baby, Citizen Kane and Top Hat – are heading to BBC iPlayer.
Here’s some excellent news. The BBC has announced a fresh deal that’s going to see 23 films from the RKO catalogue to its service. Furthermore, said films are going to be arriving this very month.
The RKO Studio, one of the original Hollywood majors, was behind many movies now considered flat-out classics, and from May 18th, the following films will be available to stream via the iPlayer service.
Beautiful But Dangerous
Blackbeard The Pirate
Bringing Up Baby
Fort Apache (1948)
King Kong (1933)
Love Affair (1939)
Mr Blandings Builds His Dreamhouse
My Favourite Wife
She Wore A Yellow Ribbon
The Gay Divorce
The Miracle Of The Bells
The Sky’s The Limit
The Spanish Main
The Velvet Touch
We’re indebted to Yahoo for the heads up on this. You don’t need us to tell you that there are some flat-out classics available on that list, and they’ll be available in the UK for free streaming via iPlayer from next week.
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