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Kino International Corporation

Overview
Works: 1,127 works in 3,585 publications in 6 languages and 150,288 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  History  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Horror films  Dystopian films  Historical films  Vampire 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 )

23 editions published between 1927 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2026, the rich rule over the poor, who live underground. One man tries to bridge the gap between the two classes. In July 2008 a complete copy of the film was discovered with an additional 25 minutes of lost footage that had not been seen since the film's premiere in 1927. After years of restoration the sci-fi epic was re-released in theaters in 2010 as The Complete Metropolis
The General by Buster Keaton( Visual )

33 editions published between 1926 and 2010 in English and held by 1,760 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
Daughters of the dust by Julie Dash( Visual )

15 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
Nosferatu : a symphony of horror by F. W Murnau( Visual )

32 editions published between 1922 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first film version of Bram Stoker's Dracula. The insatiable Transylvanian vampire, Count Orlock (Nosferatu), 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 by Robert Wiene( Visual )

24 editions published between 1919 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the film The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, a somnambulist commits murders under a hynotist's influence. Also featured on this cassette is a lengthy excerpt of Genuine, a vampire tale. Both films are examples of the German Expressionist movement, and were restored in 1996 by Film Preservation Associates
Der blaue Engel = The blue angel by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

26 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in German and English and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged schoolmaster becomes infatuated with and marries a singer from a sleazy cafe. When she leaves him for another man he returns to his school as a broken old man
Intolerance : a drama of comparisons by D. W Griffith( Visual )

15 editions published between 1916 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Switches back and forth between four separate stories from Babylonian times to the twentieth century to show humanity's inhumanity and intolerance through the ages. The Babylonian story deals with the fall of Babylon in 538 B.C. The Judean story treats the life of Christ. The French story centers on the Massacre of St. Bartholomew's Day in 1572. The modern story is set in an American mill town and the slum area of an American city
The birth of a nation by D. W Griffith( Visual )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most popular silent film of all time, this Civil War epic focuses on the northern Stoneman family, and the southern Cameron family before, during, and after the Civil War. Portrays life in the South during Reconstruction as rife with conflict between the defeated southern whites and the emancipated, renegade Blacks, which is resolved through the inception of the Ku Klux Klan
The Battleship Potemkin by Sergei Eisenstein( Visual )

13 editions published between 1925 and 2011 in English and Russian and held by 953 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
Der letzte Mann by F. W Murnau( Visual )

24 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 883 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
Our hospitality by Buster Keaton( Visual )

19 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 831 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 (75 min.)
La pianiste = The piano teacher by Michael Haneke( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in French and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erika Kohut enseigne le piano au Conservatoire de Vienne. Pour échapper à l'emprise de sa mère avec laquelle elle vit en vase clos, elle fréquente en secret les cinémas porno et les peep-shows. Une intrigue saisissante commencera lorsque les désirs sexuels d'Erika seront dérangés par l'un de ses élèves qui s'est mis en tête de la séduire
Kynodontas = Dogtooth by Yorgos Lanthimos( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Greek, Modern and held by 787 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
 
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