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Kino International Corporation

Works: 1,210 works in 3,730 publications in 7 languages and 150,963 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Science fiction films  Comedy films  Dystopian films  Horror films  Vampire 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 )

24 editions published between 1927 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,647 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
The General by Buster Keaton( Visual )

35 editions published between 1926 and 2010 in English and held by 1,766 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 )

38 editions published between 1922 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,636 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 )

18 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 1,575 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 1,138 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 )

15 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,038 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 birth of a nation by D. W Griffith( Visual )

18 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,000 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
Faust : eine deutsche Volkssage by F. W Murnau( Visual )

15 editions published between 1926 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Faust sells his soul to Mephistopheles in exchange for scientific knowledge and perfect happiness
Battleship Potemkin : From the series "The year 1905" by Sergei Eisenstein( Visual )

15 editions published between 1925 and 2011 in English and Russian and held by 971 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
Lan feng zheng by Zhuangzhuang Tian( Visual )

23 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in Chinese and No Linguistic content and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film described the fate of one Beijing family, their neighbours and friends, as they experienced the political movements and social upheavals of the 1950s and '60s in China. Their story was told from the perspective of a little boy
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 877 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 )

26 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a hotel doorman who is demoted to washroom attendant because of his age. Humiliated, he considers suicide. Then, by a strange twist of fate, he becomes a millionaire. This silent film is told entirely by camera, without title cards
The iceman cometh by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

11 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 841 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 by Buster Keaton( Visual )

19 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Sherlock Jr.] Dramatizes the uproarious exploits of a meek theater projectionist turned amateur sleuth
Broken blossoms or The yellow man and the girl by D. W Griffith( Visual )

20 editions published between 1919 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 813 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. As he nurses her back to health, tragedy results when an unspoken romance flowers between them
Kynodontas = Dogtooth by Yorgos Lanthimos( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Greek, Modern and held by 807 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
Three sisters by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 804 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
La pianiste = The piano teacher by Michael Haneke( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in French and held by 800 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
Intolerance : a drama of comparisons by D. W Griffith( Visual )

15 editions published between 1916 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Consists of four separate stories, all set in different periods of time, all with their own characters. Each story shows how hatred and intolerance have battled against love and charity throughout the ages. The fall of Babylon, the death of Christ, the massacre of the Huguenots, and a contemporary drama, are interwoven to unfold this common theme. Suffering of the innocents makes the salvation of the current generation possible is Griffith's view of history as determined by this film
Rhinoceros by Dominique Thiel( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhinoceros tells the story of a French town plagued by rhinoceri. These are not ordinary rhinoceroses, but people who have been victims of "rhinoceritis." Or is it something else entirely?
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