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Corinth Films

Overview
Works: 177 works in 371 publications in 6 languages and 13,028 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Historical films  Silent films  War films  Biographical films  Science fiction films  B films  Low budget films 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Corinth Films
8 1/2 by Federico Fellini( Visual )

28 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in Italian and English and held by 2,333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A semi-autobiographical film of Fellini about a film director (Mastroianni) who finds himself creatively barren at the peak of his career. He fantasizes at a resort to get away from the pressures of wife and staff
The bicycle thief = ladri di biciclette by Vittorio De Sica( Visual )

18 editions published between 1948 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the surface, it is a simple story of an unemployed man and his son in war devastated Rome. The father finds a job pasting up posters, work requiring a bicycle to get around. The bicycle is stolen ... Panic stricken at being unable to recover his bicycle -- and the prospect of losing his means of employment -- the father is compelled to steal a bicycle ..."--Container
The Battleship Potemkin by Sergei Eisenstein( Visual )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considered director Sergei Eisenstein's most influential work, the film Potemkin re-created the 1905 mutiny on the battleship "Prince Potemkin." The film includes the "Odessa Steps" sequence, widely thought of as the most famous film scene ever made, and reveals Eisenstein as the creator of editing and filming techniques not used until later in the industry. This version was restored in 1976 by Mosfilm Studios to add original footage and a score composed by Dmitri Shostakovich
Of mice and men( Visual )

11 editions published between 1939 and 2009 in English and held by 942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story about the strange relationship of two migrant workers who are able to realize their dreams of an easy life until one of them succumbs to his weakness for soft, helpless creatures and strangles the farmer's wife
Alexander Nevsky by Sergei Eisenstein( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in Russian and English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of the invasion of Russia in 1241 by the Teutonic knights
Oedipus Rex by Sophocles( Visual )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Stratford, Ontario, Shakespearean Festival Players, speaking through Greek masks, present the tragedy of Oedipus, who, having unwittingly slain his father and unknowingly married his mother, is driven by the plague that has swept through his kingdom to track down the evildoer who has polluted his land and its people
October 1917 by Sergei Eisenstein( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silent film reenactment detailing the events leading up to the Russian Revolution. The film was commissioned to Sergei Eisenstein to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Russian Revolution. Eisenstein chose to capture the spirit of the era by focusing on one place at one point in time: Petrograd between February and October 1917, and using a political perspective. The original version was heavily censored by Stalin, and released in the US as 'Ten days that shook the world'. In 1967 a full restoration was made, and a music score by Shostakovich and sound effects track were added
Bartleby( Visual )

8 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Updating the Melville story from 19th century Wall Street to London in the 1970s, a young accounting clerk refuses to do his work, throwing his office into chaos. His boss, unable to fire him or help him, eventually has him placed in a mental hospital
H.G. Wells' Things to come by William Cameron Menzies( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a 25 year war destroys civilization, a group of scientific supermen set out to build a new one in this science fiction film. Decades later, their progress is threatened by a reactionary who urges the masses to rise up in protest
Glen or Glenda? by Edward D Wood( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in Spanish and English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Glen or Glenda tells two stories. One is about a transvestite who can't figure out how to tell his girl that he likes to wear her clothes. The other is about Alan, a pseudohermaphrodite who undergoes a painful operation to become a woman
Invaders from Mars by William Cameron Menzies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy is awakened during a storm to witness a flying saucer land in the field behind his home. No one will believe his story as, one by one, the townspeople are captured and put under the control of sinister forces from the planet Mars
Parsifal by Richard Wagner( Visual )

3 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in German and English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A religious drama where salvation comes to the knight through compassion, renunciation, and suffering
Bride of the monster( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mad scientest tries to harness atomic energy into the creation of super beings. Together with his sidekick slave, Lobo, he finds a willing bride for his monster in the person of a nosey girl reporter. Good eventually defeats evil in a hysterical chase through the marshes as the mad doctor is eaten alive by his own monster
Destination Moon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American inventor gets private backing to build a rocket so that the U.S. can reach the moon before the Russians. The public, fearful of radiation from their engine, initially protests, but the inventors take off anyway, and in the end become heroes
Jail bait by Edward D Wood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tragic tale of a youth led into crime and then forced to alter his face through plastic surgery to avoid capture
Remembrance( Visual )

2 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in German and English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A couple who managed to escape from a WWII German concentration camp in Poland is separated at the end of the war. Each believes the other is dead
Home from home : chronicle of a vision = Die Andere Heimat : chronik einer sehnsucht( Visual )

2 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in German and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

German drama co-written and directed by Edgar Reitz. In the fictional Hunsrueck village of Schabbach in 1840, inhabitants struggle with crippling poverty brought on by food shortages and years of bad harvests. The Simon family are particularly affected as patriarch and local blacksmith Johann (Rüdiger Kriese) struggles to put enough food on his family's table despite his best efforts. His son Jakob (Jan Dieter Schneider) tries to keep his head in books and out of his father's wrath but Johann favours his more practical older brother Gustav (Maximilian Scheidt) and berates Jakob for his perceived laziness. Young Jakob dreams of travelling to explore foreign lands and, like many others in the rural region, is tempted to leave by the promise of land in South America from the powerful Portuguese Empire
Swan lake by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1988 and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The timeless tale of redemption through love. Captures a great ballerina in her prime in an eternal classic
I vitelloni by Federico Fellini( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in Italian and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film compassionately details a year in the life of five young men lingering in post-adolescent limbo, dreaming of adventure and escape from their small town and struggling to find meaning in their lives
Beautiful darling : the life and times of Candy Darling, Andy Warhol superstar( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary chronicles the life of Candy Darling, star of the Andy Warhol movies Women in Revolt and Flesh. Born James Slattery in 1944, Darling acted in several other films and in various plays, including Tennessee Williams's Small Craft Warnings. The film features interviews with colleagues, contemporaries and friends of Candy, including John Waters, Peter Beard, Holly Woodlawn, Bob Colacello, Geraldine Smith, Pat Hackett, and Ron Delsener. It also includes rare 25-year-old interviews conducted by Jeremiah Newton with members of Warhol's Factory and Tennessee Williams
 
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