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Kino International Corporation

Overview
Works: 1,354 works in 3,606 publications in 8 languages and 150,514 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  History  Film adaptations  Historical films  Horror films  Vampire films  Science fiction films  Comedy 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 )

23 editions published between 1927 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,645 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 1,765 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 1,580 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 )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 1,567 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
Faust : eine deutsche Volkssage by F. W Murnau( Visual )

22 editions published between 1926 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,241 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 1,194 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 blaue Engel = The blue angel by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

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

15 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,030 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 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four separate stories are interwoven: the fall of Babylon, the death of Christ, the massacre of the Huguenots and a contemporary drama, all crosscut and building with enormous energy to a thrilling chase and finale
The birth of a nation by David Wark 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 957 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
Lan feng zheng by Zhuangzhuang Tian( Visual )

22 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in Chinese and No Linguistic content and held by 922 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 873 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 )

20 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 835 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 )

19 editions published between 1919 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 821 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
La pianiste = The piano teacher by Michael Haneke( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in French and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erika is a loner. A middle aged piano teacher of some repute, she is unmarried, living with her mother in a small apartment in Vienna, her days an unending round of conservatory students, rehearsals, and dinner in front of the television. Her sex life consists of visits to sex shops and voyeurism. When she becomes involved with a student who has become infatuated with her, she tries to share her obsessions with him--with tragic results
Kynodontas = Dogtooth by Yorgos Lanthimos( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Greek, Modern and held by 796 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 )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 794 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 764 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 )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Russian and English and held by 750 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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