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Decla-Bioscop (Firm)

Overview
Works: 75 works in 192 publications in 2 languages and 2,189 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Dystopian films  Expressionist films  Horror films  Documentary films  Crime films  Film excerpts 
Roles: prn, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Decla-Bioscop (Firm)
 
Most widely held works by Decla-Bioscop (Firm)
Die Nibelungen by Fritz Lang( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In part one, Siegfried wins the hand of Kriemhilde by slaying the dragon and defeating Brunhilde. When Brunhilde learns that magic has been used to conquer her, she has Siegfried murdered. In part two, Kriemhilde seeks revenge for Siegfried's death and marries Attila, king of the Huns, in order to further her purpose
Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2016 and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Mabuse, a gambler, hypnotist, master of disguises, and all-around criminal mastermind, tries to take over Berlin. This is an authorized restored edition using existing camera negatives from a two-part film. Includes English intertitles
Destiny = Der müde Tod by Fritz Lang( Visual )

19 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This silent film, directed by Fritz Lang and featuring Lil Dagover, Walter Janssen, and Bernhard Goetzke, is about a woman trying to save her lover from ultimate death
Dr. Mabuse, the gambler by Fritz Lang( Visual )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sinister Dr. Mabuse maintains his wealth through counterfeiting, manipulating the stock exchange and bending weaker minds to his will. In part 1, Mabuse builds his empire and casually ruins Count Told while entrancing the thrill-seeking Countess. In part 2, Mabuse turns from criminal to villain, murdering the Count and kidnapping the Countess
The haunted castle : the exposure of a secret in 5 acts( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hunting party is interrupted by the arrival of a notorious count, who is believed to have murdered his brother. The uninvited guest sets in motion an elaborate plot to resurrect the ghosts of the past and bring secrets of his brother's death to light
The spiders by Fritz Lang( Visual )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About the adventures of high-society adventurer Kay Hoog and his arch nemesis, a secret criminal organization known as the Spiders. Part 1: The Golden Lake is a treasure hunt that takes both Kay and Spiders mastermind Lio Sha to Peru, where they battle primitive Incas (who capture Lio for a human sacrifice) and each other for a fortune in hidden gold. Part 2: The Diamond Ship is a longer and far more intricate conspiracy involving a hidden criminal underground. Adventurer Kay Hoog is caught up in a race to find the Buddha-head diamond before the Spiders can locate it
Phantom by Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Alfred Abel (Metropolis, Dr. Mabuse) plays Lorenz Lubota, a man obsessed with his own desires to achieve fame and wealth, who must confront the barriers of class keeping him from a woman (Lya de Putti) with whom he has had a fateful encounter."
Fritz Lang's The spiders( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About the adventures of high-society adventurer Kay Hoog and his arch nemesis, a secret criminal organization known as the Spiders. Part 1: The Golden Lake is a treasure hunt that takes both Kay and Spiders mastermind Lio Sha to Peru, where they battle primitive Incas (who capture Lio for a human sacrifice) and each other for a fortune in hidden gold. Part 2: The Diamond Ship is a longer and far more intricate conspiracy involving a hidden criminal underground. Adventurer Kay Hoog is caught up in a race to find the Buddha-head diamond before the Spiders can locate it
Der müde Tod : ein deutsches Volkslied in sechs Versen( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman confronts the personification of Death, in an effort to restore life to her dead fiancé
The haunted castle( Visual )

4 editions published between 1921 and 2009 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the castle Vogelöd, a few aristocrats are awaiting baroness Safferstätt. But first count Oetsch invites himself. Everyone thinks he murdered his brother, baroness Safferstat's first husband, three years ago. So he is rather undesirable. But Oetsch stays; arguing he is not the murderer and will find the real one
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

German Expressionist film about a somnabulist who commits a series of murders under a hypnotist's influence
Four around the woman = Kämpfende Herzen, Die Vier um die Frau( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Involves a society woman who must navigate through a complex web of criminal and emotional intrigues
Metropolis by Fritz Lang( Visual )

8 editions published between 1926 and 2010 in English and held by 17 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. [(c) Médiafilm]. Avec Brigitte Helm, Alfred Abel
The cabinet of Dr. Caligari by Robert Wiene( Visual )

11 editions published between 1919 and 2002 in English and German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

German Expressionist film about a somnabulist who commits a series of murders under a hypnotist's influence
Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler = Dr. Mabuse, the gambler( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lang's first film featuring the arch-criminal Dr. Mabuse is also an allegory about Weimar Germany. Mabuse maintains his wealth through counterfeiting, manipulating the stock exchange and his ability to bend weaker minds to his will. In part one Mabuse builds his empire, and casually ruins Count Told while entrancing the thrill-seeking Countess. In part 2 Mabuse turns from criminal to villain, murdering the Count and kidnapping the Countess. Mabuse is finally captured in his own hideaway, consumed by madness
F.W. Murnau's Phantom( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Alfred Abel (Metropolis, Dr. Mabuse) plays Lorenz Lubota, a man obsessed with his own desires to achieve fame and wealth, who must confront the barriers of class keeping him from a woman (Lya de Putti) with whom he has had a fateful encounter."
The fatal passions( Visual )

5 editions published between 1973 and 2001 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Mabuse, the mastermind of crime, uses hypnosis to subvert his opponents and control his victims. His thirst for power and wealth reflect the decadence of post World War I German society. Filmmaker Lang's high-contrast expressionist graphics, overly-bright streetlights and bit-characters with significant mannerisms provide social commentary that raise this film above the limitations of the genre
Der blaue Engel = The blue angel by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in German and English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'autoritaire professeur Immanuel Rath tombe amoureux de Löla, chanteuse de Beuglant. Il perd sa position, épouse la chanteuse, suit la troupe dirigée par Hazeppa, vend les photos de sa femme déshabillée, devient même clown, essaie d'étrangler l'infidèle et a conscience de toute sa déchéance en retrouvant sa petite ville et sa salle de classe
The finances of the grand duke = Die Finanzen des Großherzogs by Friedrich W Murnau( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans les Balkans, un prince ruiné tombe sous la coupe d'un usurier
Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Mabuse, the mastermind of crime, uses hypnosis to subvert his opponents and control his victims. His thirst for power and wealth reflect the decadence of post World War I German society. Filmmaker Lang's high-contrast expressionist graphics, overly-bright streetlights and bit-characters with significant mannerisms provide social commentary that raise this film above the limitations of the genre
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityDecla Film-Gesellschaft

controlled identityDeutsche Bioscop (Firm)

controlled identityUFA (Firm)

Berliner Union Film

Decla-Bioscop (Firme)

Decla-Bioscope (Firm)

Decla-Bioscope (firma)

UFA (Universum Film Aktiengesellschaft, Allemagne)

Universum-Film Aktien Gesellschaft

Universum-Film Aktiengesellschaft

Languages
English (67)

German (18)