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Kino International Corporation

Works: 1,554 works in 3,406 publications in 8 languages and 148,556 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Motion pictures  Film noir  Musical films  Biography  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Distributor, fds, prn, Producer, Originator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Kino International Corporation
Metropolis by Fritz Lang( Visual )

21 editions published between 1927 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a 21st century city run by a "super trustee" and his collaborators who live in a paradise-like garden. Workers are totally enslaved by machines and condemned to live underground. In the midst of this misery, a young woman, Maria, arises and attempts to inspire the workers to throw off their oppressors
Daughters of the dust by Alva Rogers( Visual )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 1,582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a large African-American family as they prepare to move North from the Sea Islands off the coast of Georgia at the dawn of the 20th century
Der blaue Engel The blue angel by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

16 editions published between 1930 and 2001 in English and German and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A straight-laced professor falls in love with a nighclub singer leading to his eventual downfall
The birth of a nation by D. W Griffith( Visual )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two brothers, Phil and Ted Stoneman, visit their friends in Piedmont, South Carolina: the family Cameron. This friendship is affected by the Civil War, as the Stonemans and the Camerons must join up opposite armies. The consequences of the War in their lives are shown in connection to major historical events, like the development of the Civil War itself, Lincoln's assassination, and the birth of the Ku Klux Klan
The wonderful, horrible life of Leni Riefenstahl by Ray Müller( Visual )

13 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A spellbinding account of the woman best known as Hitler's moviemaker ... In this remarkable documentary, Leni Riefenstahl addresses her past for the first time on camera."--Container
The General by Buster Keaton( Visual )

21 editions published between 1926 and 2009 in English and held by 984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(The general) A locomotive is beloved by its engineer, who sets out to win the Civil War single handedly. (The playhouse) A comedy in which Keaton plays a stage manager, an actor, a monkey and other parts. (Cops) A comedy of errors in which Buster Keaton attempts to win his sweetheart's hand in marriage by becoming a successful businessman. His exploits climax in a chase with an entire police precinct
Nosferatu a symphony of horror by F. W Murnau( Visual )

22 editions published between 1922 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first vampire movie. Count Orlock (Nosferatu, the vampire) leaves his castle in the Carpathians and travels by ship to Bremen, bringing coffins filled with dirt and plague rats
The cabinet of Dr. Caligari a film in six acts( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the film The cabinet of Dr. Caligari, a somnambulist commits murders under a hypnotist's influence. Also featured is a lengthy excerpt of Genuine. Both films are examples of the German Expressionist movement
Faust eine deutsche Volkssage( Visual )

8 editions published between 1926 and 2009 in English and German and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Faust sells his soul to Mephistopheles in exchange for scientific knowledge and perfect happiness
Our hospitality by Buster Keaton( Visual )

15 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our hospitality: A New York man returns to his southern antebellum home to find himself embroiled in a longstanding feud between his family and that of the woman he loves. Sherlock Jr.: Dramatizes the uproarious exploits of a meek theater projectionist turned amateur sleuth
Battleship Potemkin From the series "The year 1905"( Visual )

2 editions published between 1925 and 2007 in Russian and English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Re-creates the 1905 mutiny on the battleship "Prince Potemkin." It focuses on a mutiny by the battleship's crew and the subsequent massacre of civilians, reflecting the spirit of the times
Kynodontas Dogtooth by Yorgos Lanthimos( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Greek, Modern and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A darkly surreal look at three teenagers confined to an isolated country estate and kept under strict rule and regimen by their parents - an alternately hilarious and nightmarish experiment of manipulation and oppression
Edison the invention of the movies by Thomas A Edison( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commercial motion pictures were invented at the Edison Laboratory between 1888 and 1893. Perhaps none of the component parts were strictly new, but the ability of Edison and his staff to reorganize them for a specific purpose was an extraordinary cultural achievement. In 1894, Edison was the sole producer of motion pictures in the world. Many Edison films continue to be impressive as the company employed such accomplished early directors as John Collins and Alan Crosland
Avant-garde experimental cinema of the 1920s and '30s( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally produced as individual silent motion pictures in France, the Netherlands, Germany, and the United States, these twenty-five short films epitomize the avant garde movement of the 1920's and 1930's. The films are drawn from the collection assembled by Raymond Rohauer, one of the nation's foremost proponents of experimental cinema, founder of the Hollywood Film Society, and longtime programmer at the Coronet Theatre in Los Angeles. Rohauer helped preserve and promote avant-garde cinema, and these films from his personal archive are some of the most influential and eclectic short films made during the 20th Century
ʻAjamī ʻAg'ami( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Arabic and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespearian in its scope and themes; revenge, loyalty, hope and despair, draws us into the lives of two brothers fearing assassination; a young refugee working illegally to cover his mother's medical expenses; a cop obsessed with finding his missing brother. Through this dramatic collision of different worlds, we witness cultural and religious tensions simmering beneath the surface and the tragic consequences of enemies living as neighbors
Broken blossoms or The yellow man and the girl by Thomas Burke( Visual )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a tender yet tragic tale of love and suffering in the seedy Limehouse district of London. A young Chinese man hopes to spread the peaceful philosophy of his Eastern religion. He befriends a frail waif who is abused by her brutal boxer father
Himalaya by Eric Valli( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in Tibetan and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a generational struggle for the leadership of a tiny mountain village between its proud old chief and a headstrong young caravanner. The balance of power shifts uneasily as they make their annual salt trek across the Himalayas
A delicate balance by Edward Albee( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle aged couple, Agnes and Tobias, find themselves at odds with Agnes' alcoholic sister Clair, their divorce-prone daughter Julia, and their neurotic best friends, Edna and Harry
Three sisters by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nearly a thousand miles away from their beloved Moscow, three sisters live in virtual exile. Olga attempts to support her family and home that is the sole legacy from their late father. Masha finds relief from an empty marriage by being involved with a passionate young colonel. Irina wills herself to return the affections of an ardent suitor in the hope that he will whisk her off to the city. Sift through the debris of their shattered dreams on the eve of the social and political upheaval that will transform Russia forever
Eugene O'Neill's The iceman cometh by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

3 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the faded, Vermeer-like light of Harry Hope's 1912 New York skid row bar, a ragtag group of fallen men await the annual arrival of their friend Hickey. But now Hickey is sober, and he wants his drunken friends to follow the same path
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