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Kino International Corporation

Overview
Works: 1,244 works in 3,893 publications in 7 languages and 151,368 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Science fiction films  Horror films  Dystopian films  Vampire films  Comedy 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 )

27 editions published between 1927 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,715 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
Nosferatu : a symphony of horror by F. W Murnau( Visual )

32 editions published between 1922 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,573 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 )

20 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 1,572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a large African-American family at the dawn of the 20th century as they prepare to move north from the Sea Islands off the coast of Georgia
The general ; Cops ; Playhouse by Buster Keaton( Visual )

31 editions published between 1926 and 2009 in English and held by 1,241 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
Der blaue Engel = The blue angel by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

28 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 1,054 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 )

17 editions published between 1926 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 998 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 995 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
Lan feng zheng by Zhuangzhuang Tian( Visual )

23 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in Chinese and No Linguistic content and held by 893 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 )

2 editions published in 2002 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 868 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 )

12 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of has-beens in Harry Hope's saloon wait for the annual visit of Hickey, a happy salesman. Hickey arrives a changed character and tries to make each man see reality and face the truth about himself. This play, written near the end of O'Neill's career, reflected a new and intensely personal style in his writing. In it are bits and snatches of himself, his brother, their father, and his friends. It transcends its tragedy and humor to say something about the human condition
Battleship Potemkin : From the series "The year 1905"( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Russian and held by 842 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
Our hospitality by Buster Keaton( Visual )

21 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Sherlock Jr.] Dramatizes the uproarious exploits of a meek theater projectionist turned amateur sleuth
Kynodontas = Dogtooth by Yorgos Lanthimos( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Greek, Modern and held by 823 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
Three sisters by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 810 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
La pianiste = The piano teacher by Michael Haneke( Visual )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in French and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tells the story of Erika, a middle-aged classical piano instructor who is trapped between her rigid passion for music and her suffocating home life. After subtly tormenting her students at a Vienna conservatory and battling her domineering mother in an undeclared war at home, Erika seeks solitary release through nightly voyeuristic wanderings and self-inflicted masochistic experiments. Drawn to Erika's unrelenting perfectionism, Walter, a vain and handsome young student, tragically mistakes her unraveling sanity for growing ardor. After an unspeakably cruel assault on another conservatory student, Erika and Walter's perverse courtship explodes."--Container
Intolerance : a drama of comparisons by D. W Griffith( Visual )

13 editions published between 1916 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 801 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 )

20 editions published between 1919 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 780 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
Vozvrashchenie = The return by Andreĭ Zvi︠a︡gint︠s︡ev( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Russian and English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having a fatherless childhood, young brothers Andrei and Ivan have grown closer than most siblings. But when they least expect it, the father the boys have never known returns. Under the cool midnight sun of a coastal Russian summer, the boys eagerly hop into a car for a fishing trip with a complete stranger they absolutely need to believe is their father. As they travel deep into the wilderness, their journey devolves from vacation to boot camp to father-son love triangle and ultimately to a test of wills that pushes to the brink of violence
 
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