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Kino International Corporation

Works: 1,127 works in 3,585 publications in 7 languages and 150,288 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Science fiction films  Horror films  Biographical films  Comedy 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 )

23 editions published between 1927 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,620 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 )

35 editions published between 1926 and 2010 in English and held by 1,751 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
Daughters of the dust by Alva Rogers( Visual )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 1,582 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
Nosferatu : a symphony of horror by F. W Murnau( Visual )

32 editions published between 1922 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,577 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
Der blaue Engel = The blue angel by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

27 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in German and English and held by 1,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A straight-laced professor falls in love with a nighclub singer leading to his eventual downfall
The cabinet of Dr. Caligari : a film in six acts by Robert Wiene( Visual )

25 editions published between 1919 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the film The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, a somnambulist commits murders under a hypnotist's influence. Also featured on this program is a lengthy excerpt of Genuine, a tale of a vampire, which reunited Caligari's creative team. Both films are examples of the German expressionist movement
The wonderful, horrible life of Leni Riefenstahl by Leni Riefenstahl( Visual )

14 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,024 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
Intolerance : a drama of comparisons by D. W Griffith( Visual )

15 editions published between 1916 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four separate stories are interwoven: the fall of Babylon, the death of Christ, the massacre of the Huguenots and a contemporary drama, all crosscut and building with enormous energy to a thrilling chase and finale
The birth of a nation by D. W Griffith( Visual )

18 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,000 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
Battleship Potemkin : From the series "The year 1905" by Sergei Eisenstein( Visual )

13 editions published between 1925 and 2011 in English and Russian and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giugno 1905. Tra l'equipaggio della corazzata russa Potemkin regna un vivo malcontento a causa delle vessazioni cui sono sottoposti i marinai. Il malcontento si trasforma in ammutinamento, allorché il comandante ed il medico dell'unità rifiutano di accogliere le giuste proteste dei marinai per il rancio ricavato da cibi immangiabili. La corazzata raggiunge quindi il porto di Odessa, dove il gesto compiuto dai marinai si diffonde rapidamente tra la popolazione, provocando manifestazioni di plauso e di incoraggiamento
Faust : eine deutsche Volkssage by F. W Murnau( Visual )

14 editions published between 1926 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Faust sells his soul to Mephistopheles in exchange for scientific knowledge and perfect happiness
Lan feng zheng by Zhuangzhuang Tian( Visual )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in Chinese and No Linguistic content and held by 924 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 1950's and 60's China
Der letzte Mann by F. W Murnau( Visual )

24 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 881 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 )

11 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 838 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
Broken blossoms or The yellow man and the girl by D. W Griffith( Visual )

19 editions published between 1919 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 825 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
Our hospitality by Buster Keaton( Visual )

19 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 822 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 )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 800 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
The Pianist by Roman Polanski( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in French and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erika Kohut, a middle aged piano teacher who has lived with her mother all of her life, develops an obsession for Walter Klemmer, her young student
Kynodontas = Dogtooth by Yorgos Lanthimos( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Greek, Modern and held by 783 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
Rhinoceros by Dominique Thiel( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhinoceros tells the story of a French town plagued by rhinoceroses. These are not ordinary rhinoceroses, but people who have been victims of "rhinoceritis." Or is it something else entirely?
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