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Kino International Corporation

Overview
Works: 1,285 works in 4,139 publications in 7 languages and 152,407 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Science fiction films  Dystopian films  Vampire films  Horror films  Comedy films 
Roles: Distributor, fds, prn, Producer, Originator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Kino International Corporation
 
Most widely held works by Kino International Corporation
Metropolis by Fritz Lang( Visual )

28 editions published between 1927 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,746 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
Nosferatu : a symphony of horror by F. W Murnau( Visual )

34 editions published between 1922 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Count Orlock moves from his ancestral home in the Carpathian Mountains to Germany, leaving a wave of corpses in his wake
Daughters of the dust by Julie Dash( Visual )

21 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 1,571 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
The general ; Cops ; Playhouse by Buster Keaton( Visual )

32 editions published between 1926 and 2009 in English and held by 1,243 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
Der blaue Engel = The blue angel by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

29 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in German and English and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A straight-laced professor falls in love with a nighclub singer leading to his eventual downfall
The wonderful, horrible life of Leni Riefenstahl by Ray Müller( Visual )

18 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,069 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
Faust : eine deutsche Volkssage by F. W Murnau( Visual )

12 editions published between 1926 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El cuento clásico de un hombre que vende su alma al diablo
The birth of a nation by D. W Griffith( Visual )

18 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 969 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
Lan feng zheng by Zhuangzhuang Tian( Visual )

25 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in Chinese and No Linguistic content and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Banned in China, this film is the most acclaimed and controversial to come out of the new Chinese cinema. Told from the perspective of a young boy, Tietou, it traces the fate of a Beijing family and their neighbors through the political and social upheavals in 1950s and 60s China
Der letzte Mann by F. W Murnau( Visual )

29 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the major works of German silent cinema, Murnau's class drama depicts the fall of the respected, aging, hotel doorman of a posh 1920s Berlin hotel, who is cruelly stripped of his position and reduced to a bathroom attendant, before his fortunes turn and he becomes a millionaire. The film was groundbreaking for its expressive, mobile camera work, which imparts information visually, without subtitles. The camera on a trolley glides, rises, zooms, or weaves where the story takes it. The camera takes part in the action and becomes a character in the drama
The cabinet of Dr. Caligari : a film in six acts( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 867 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
The iceman cometh by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

15 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 863 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
Battleship Potemkin : from the series "The year 1905"( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 851 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 )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Greek, Modern and held by 842 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
Our hospitality and Sherlock Jr. by Buster Keaton( Visual )

23 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 827 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
Intolerance : a drama of comparisons by D. W Griffith( Visual )

13 editions published between 1916 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four stories from history illustrating intolerance, including Belshazzar's Feast & the St. Bartholomew's Day massacre, told at the same time and unified by the image of a mother rocking a cradle
Rhinoceros by Eugène Ionesco( Visual )

9 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhinoceros tells the story of a French town plagued by rhinoceroses. These are not ordinary rhinoceroses, but people who have been victims of "rhinoceritis." Or is it something else entirely?
Vozvrashchenie = The return by Andreĭ Zvi︠a︡gint︠s︡ev( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Russian and English and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having a fatherless childhood, young brothers Andrei and Ivan have grown closer than most siblings. But when they least expect it, the father the boys have never known returns. Under the cool midnight sun of a coastal Russian summer, the boys eagerly hop into a car for a fishing trip with a complete stranger they absolutely need to believe is their father. As they travel deep into the wilderness, their journey devolves from vacation to boot camp to father-son love triangle and ultimately to a test of wills that pushed to the brink of violence
Chun guang zha xie by Kar-wai Wong( Visual )

30 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in Chinese and English and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art-film style movie tells the story of a pair of gay lovers living out the waning days of their relationship as expatriates in Buenos Aires
Three sisters by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nearly a thousand miles away from their beloved Moscow, three sisters live in virtual exile. Olga attemps 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
 
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