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Kino International Corporation

Works: 1,122 works in 3,621 publications in 7 languages and 149,933 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  History  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Horror films  Dystopian films  Historical films  Vampire films 
Roles: Distributor, fds, prn, Producer, Originator, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997,
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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 )

22 editions published between 1927 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,591 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 1,700 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 )

36 editions published between 1922 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,631 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 )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 1,580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1902, the Gullah Peazant family, descendants of slaves, live on the Sea Islands off the coast of Georgia and South Carolina. Most of the family is moving to the mainland and to the North. Their departure causes upheaval within the family
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 straight-laced professor falls in love with a nighclub singer leading to his eventual downfall
The birth of a nation by D. W Griffith( Visual )

18 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,016 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
Our hospitality by Buster Keaton( Visual )

23 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Sherlock Jr.] Dramatizes the uproarious exploits of a meek theater projectionist turned amateur sleuth
The wonderful, horrible life of Leni Riefenstahl by Ray Müller( Visual )

14 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with Leni Riefenstahl, now in her nineties, flash-backs and modern film sequences tell the story of the most famous woman film director of all time. Known for her films made during the Third Reich, Riefenstahl's story is a controversial one. Best known for her "Triumph of the Will," the film made of the 1934 Nazi Party Congress, it proved to be her undoing
Battleship Potemkin From the series "The year 1905" by Sergei Eisenstein( Visual )

14 editions published between 1925 and 2011 in English and Russian and held by 939 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 )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in Chinese and held by 929 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 )

23 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 894 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 cabinet of Dr. Caligari a film in six acts( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 890 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
Faust eine deutsche Volkssage by F. W Murnau( Visual )

13 editions published between 1926 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Faust sells his soul to Mephistopheles in exchange for scientific knowledge and perfect happiness
Broken blossoms or The yellow man and the girl by D. W Griffith( Visual )

18 editions published between 1919 and 2002 in English and held by 843 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
The iceman cometh by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

11 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the faded light of Harry Hope's 1912 New York skid row bar, a rag tag group of fallen men await the annual arrival of their friend Hickey. But now Hickey is sober, and he wants his drunken friends to do the same
Dersu Uzala = The hunter by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in Russian and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells of the friendship between Vladimir Arsenyev, a well-known Soviet explorer, and his guide, Dersu Uzala. It is the story of a man's unity with nature and of the struggle for survival in the wilderness
Rhinoceros by Eugène Ionesco( Visual )

4 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?
Kynodontas = Dogtooth by Yorgos Lanthimos( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Greek, Modern and held by 746 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 741 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
Moscow does not believe in tears by Vladimir Menʹshov( Visual )

13 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in Russian and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic comedy about three young, working-class, country girls, who go to Moscow in 1958 to seek work, men, and success. Looks at the results of their expedition in 1978
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