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Kino International Corporation

Works: 1,229 works in 3,918 publications in 6 languages and 151,398 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Biographical films  Science fiction films  Comedy films  Vampire films  Dystopian 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 )

27 editions published between 1927 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drame de science-fiction. En l'an 2026, l'industriel Fredersen dirige les destinées d'une ville gigantesque d'une architecture ultra-moderne. Son fils Freder s'aventure dans les souterrains de la cité où il découvre un peuple d'ouvriers traités en esclaves dont le travail favorise la vie des privilégiés de la surface. Il s'éprend de Maria, une jeune fille qui prêche la bonne parole aux prolétaires. Un savant fou, Rotwan, enlève Maria pour qu'elle serve de modèle à un robot qu'il a conçu. Le robot s'anime sous cette forme féminine et se met à semer la révolte. Freder et Maria s'emploient à sauver les enfants des ouvriers d'une catastrophe provoquée par l'arrêt du travail
The General by Buster Keaton( Visual )

39 editions published between 1926 and 2010 in English and held by 1,781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rejected by the Confederate army, and taken for a coward by his beloved, young Johnny Gray is given a chance to redeem himself when he wages a one-man war against Yankee spies who have stolen his locomotive
Nosferatu : a symphony of horror by F. W Murnau( Visual )

33 editions published between 1922 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first film version of Bram Stoker's Dracula. 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
Daughters of the dust by Julie Dash( Visual )

20 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 1,574 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 )

28 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in German and English and held by 1,134 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 )

17 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,064 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 )

17 editions published between 1926 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,009 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 )

19 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This remains one of the most controversial films ever made. It was a landmark achievement in film history that combines brilliant battle scenes and tender romance with a vicious portrayal of African Americans. However flawed it now seems, it is undeniable that the film itself made history. Special features disc includes several Civil War shorts directed by D.W. Griffiths as well as archival material from a 1915 souvenir book and information on legal protests and scenes cut from the 1922 re-release
Lan feng zheng by Zhuangzhuang Tian( Visual )

23 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in Chinese and No Linguistic content and held by 893 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
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 871 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
Der letzte Mann by F. W Murnau( Visual )

29 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 865 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 iceman cometh by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

12 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 848 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
Our hospitality and Sherlock Jr. by Buster Keaton( Visual )

22 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Sherlock Jr.] Dramatizes the uproarious exploits of a meek theater projectionist turned amateur sleuth
Three sisters by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 817 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
Intolerance : a drama of comparisons by D. W Griffith( Visual )

16 editions published between 1916 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 808 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
Broken blossoms or The yellow man and the girl by D. W Griffith( Visual )

21 editions published between 1919 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Chinaman in London's squalid Limehouse district hopes to spread the peaceful philosophy of his Eastern religion. He befriends a pitiful street waif who is mistreated by her brutal father. Nursing her back to health, tragedy results when an unspoken romance flowers between them
Rhinoceros by Dominique Thiel( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 783 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?
The Pianist by Roman Polanski( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in French and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erika Kohut, a middle aged piano teacher who has lived with her mother all of her life, develops an obsession for Walter Klemmer, her young student
The Battleship Potemkin by Sergei Eisenstein( Visual )

15 editions published between 1925 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giugno 1905. Tra l'equipaggio della corazzata russa Potemkin regna un vivo malcontento a causa delle vessazioni cui sono sottoposti i marinai. Il malcontento si trasforma in ammutinamento, allorché il comandante ed il medico dell'unità rifiutano di accogliere le giuste proteste dei marinai per il rancio ricavato da cibi immangiabili. La corazzata raggiunge quindi il porto di Odessa, dove il gesto compiuto dai marinai si diffonde rapidamente tra la popolazione, provocando manifestazioni di plauso e di incoraggiamento
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Kino International

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Kino on Video (Firm)

Kino Video (Firm)

English (250)

German (44)

Chinese (22)

French (15)

Russian (4)

Spanish (1)