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Kino International Corporation

Works: 1,516 works in 3,517 publications in 6 languages and 149,802 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Film adaptations  History  Science fiction films  Dystopian films  Historical films  Short films  Comedy films  Horror films 
Roles: Distributor, fds, prn, Producer, Originator, Publisher
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 )

21 editions published between 1927 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,575 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
Daughters of the dust by Alva Rogers( Visual )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 1,588 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
Der blaue Engel = The blue angel by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

15 editions published between 1930 and 2001 in English and German and held by 1,085 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 Mller( Visual )

14 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,056 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
The General by Buster Keaton( Visual )

23 editions published between 1926 and 2010 in English and held by 1,014 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
Our hospitality by Buster Keaton( Visual )

20 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in English and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Sherlock Jr.] Dramatizes the uproarious exploits of a meek theater projectionist turned amateur sleuth
Nosferatu a symphony of horror by F. W Murnau( Visual )

23 editions published between 1922 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 994 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
The birth of a nation by D. W Griffith( Visual )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 992 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
Broken blossoms or The yellow man and the girl by D. W Griffith( Visual )

16 editions published between 1919 and 2002 in English and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a tender yet tragic tale of love and suffering in the seedy Limehouse district of London. A young Chinese man hopes to spread the peaceful philosophy of his Eastern religion. He befriends a frail waif who is abused by her brutal boxer father
Faust eine deutsche Volkssage( Visual )

8 editions published between 1926 and 2009 in English and German and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Faust sells his soul to Mephistopheles in exchange for scientific knowledge and perfect happiness
The iceman cometh by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

8 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 807 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
The cabinet of Dr. Caligari a film in six acts( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 806 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
Rhinoceros by Eugne Ionesco( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 773 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?
Dersu Uzala = The hunter by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in Russian and held by 752 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
Battleship Potemkin From the series "The year 1905"( Visual )

2 editions published between 1925 and 2007 in Russian and English and held by 732 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
Intolerance a drama of comparisons by D. W Griffith( Visual )

9 editions published between 1916 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quatre histoires évoquant le thème de l'intolérance à travers les âges: la mère et la loi, le massacre de la Saint-Barthélémy, la passion du Christ, la chute de Babylone
Three sisters by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 717 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
Kynodontas = Dogtooth( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in Greek, Modern and held by 710 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
Edison the invention of the movies by Thomas A Edison( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commercial motion pictures were invented at the Edison Laboratory between 1888 and 1893. Perhaps none of the component parts were strictly new, but the ability of Edison and his staff to reorganize them for a specific purpose was an extraordinary cultural achievement. In 1894, Edison was the sole producer of motion pictures in the world. Many Edison films continue to be impressive as the company employed such accomplished early directors as John Collins and Alan Crosland
Avant-garde experimental cinema of the 1920s and '30s by Bret Wood( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally produced as individual silent motion pictures in France, the Netherlands, Germany, and the United States, these twenty-five short films epitomize the avant garde movement of the 1920's and 1930's. The films are drawn from the collection assembled by Raymond Rohauer, one of the nation's foremost proponents of experimental cinema, founder of the Hollywood Film Society, and longtime programmer at the Coronet Theatre in Los Angeles. Rohauer helped preserve and promote avant-garde cinema, and these films from his personal archive are some of the most influential and eclectic short films made during the 20th Century
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