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Kino International Corporation

Overview
Works: 1,248 works in 4,009 publications in 7 languages and 151,983 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Film adaptations  History  Science fiction films  Historical films  Horror 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 )

28 editions published between 1927 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,728 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 )

38 editions published between 1926 and 2010 in English and held by 1,778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rejected by the Confederate army as unfit and taken for a coward by his beloved Annabelle Lee, young Johnnie Gray sets out to single-handedly win the war with the help of his cherished locomotive. Johnnie wages war against hijackers, an errant cannon and the unpredictable hand of fate while roaring along the iron rails. The Playhouse: Keaton portrays every member of a stage company, the entire audience and an undisciplined chimp. Cops: Buster tumbles into a series of mishaps while fleeing hundreds of uniformed police
Nosferatu : a symphony of horror by F. W Murnau( Visual )

34 editions published between 1922 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Count Orlok's move to Wisburg brings the plague traceable to his dealings with the Realtor Thomas Hutter, and the Count's obsession with Hutter's wife, Ellen the only one with the power to end the evil
Daughters of the dust by Julie Dash( Visual )

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

29 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in German and English and held by 1,135 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 )

18 editions published between 1926 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Faust sells his soul to Mephistopheles in exchange for scientific knowledge and perfect happiness
The birth of a nation by D. W Griffith( Visual )

19 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 988 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 )

24 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in Chinese and No Linguistic content and held by 891 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 )

3 editions published between 1919 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 870 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 866 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 )

14 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 852 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
Battleship Potemkin : From the series "The year 1905"( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Russian and held by 846 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
Kynodontas = Dogtooth by Yorgos Lanthimos( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Greek, Modern and held by 833 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
Our hospitality and Sherlock Jr. by Buster Keaton( Visual )

22 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 830 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 )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and held by 818 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 805 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
Vozvrashchenie = The return by Andreĭ Zvi︠a︡gint︠s︡ev( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Russian and English and held by 788 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
Rhinoceros by Dominique Thiel( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 785 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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