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Kino International Corporation

Overview
Works: 1,360 works in 3,609 publications in 8 languages and 150,340 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  History  Film adaptations  Historical films  Science fiction films  Horror films  Comedy films  Dystopian 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 2,646 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 )

34 editions published between 1926 and 2010 in English and held by 1,763 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 )

33 editions published between 1922 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,574 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
Daughters of the dust by Alva Rogers( Visual )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 1,567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a large African-American family as they prepare to move North from the Sea Islands off the coast of Georgia at the beginning of the 20th century. The film brings to life the changing, values, conflicts and struggles of a family leaving home
Faust : eine deutsche Volkssage by F. W Murnau( Visual )

22 editions published between 1926 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Faust sells his soul to Mephistopheles in exchange for scientific knowledge & perfect happiness
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 1,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the film The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, a somnambulist commits murders under a hypnotist's influence. Also featured on this program is a lengthy excerpt of Genuine, a tale of a vampire, which reunited Caligari's creative team. Both films are examples of the German expressionist movement
Der blaue Engel = The blue angel by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

27 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in German and English and held by 1,133 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 1,034 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
Intolerance : a drama of comparisons by D. W Griffith( Visual )

17 editions published between 1916 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,022 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 985 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 Battleship Potemkin by Sergei Eisenstein( Visual )

13 editions published between 1925 and 2011 in English and Russian and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Odessa, 1905. La révolte éclate à bord du cuirassé Potemkine devant la mauvaise qualité de la nourriture. Des officiers sont jetés par-dessus bord mais la mutinerie est jugulée. La révolte gagne alors Odessa. C'est la fusillade sur le grand escalier. Elle ne pourra empêcher la fraternisation
Lan feng zheng by Zhuangzhuang Tian( Visual )

22 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in Chinese and No Linguistic content and held by 916 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 1950's and 60's China
Der letzte Mann by F. W Murnau( Visual )

25 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 869 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
Our hospitality by Buster Keaton( Visual )

20 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 833 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
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 820 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
Kynodontas = Dogtooth by Yorgos Lanthimos( Visual )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Greek, Modern and held by 802 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
La pianiste = The piano teacher by Michael Haneke( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in French and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Erika, a middle-aged classical piano instructor who is trapped between her rigid passion for music and her suffocating home life. She escapes her life with nightly voyeuristic wanderings and self-inflicted masochistic experiments
Three sisters by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 792 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
Rhinoceros by Eugène Ionesco( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 759 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 )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Russian and English and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mixture of psychological thriller and road movie, The Return tells the story of two young brothers, Andrei (Vladimir Garin) and Ivan (Ivan Dobronravov), who must cope with the sudden and unexplained return of their long absent father. Unusually close and notably protective of each other's interests, Andrei and Ivan embark on a destination-free road trip with the cryptic father after years of gazing at his image on a torn photograph. But as hopes for a caring parent metamorphose into fear of abuse, a family getaway becomes the background for self-discovery and the destruction of deeply rooted emotional investments. As it turns out, the missing spots in the two boys' pasts run deep, the distance between imagined fatherhood and the man in its symbolic center is breathtaking, and Andrei and Ivan's need for a newly articulated relationship with parental guidance is a source of impenetrable pain
 
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