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Corinth Films

Overview
Works: 184 works in 344 publications in 4 languages and 12,233 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Fiction  Motion pictures  Silent films  Science fiction films  B films  Horror films  Film and video adaptations 
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 )
22 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in Italian and English and held by 2,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disc one contains Fellini's autobiographical film about a famous film director who loses his inspiration in the midst of making of film as well as an audio essay by Gideon Bachmann and Antonio Monda, an introduction by Terry Gilliam, and the theatrical trailer. Disc two features Fellini's rarely seen first film for television, an imagined documentary, as well as a documentary about Nino Rota, the maestro behind the music of Fellini's films, interviews, still photographs and production photos connected with the film
Ladri di biciclette The bicycle thief ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in Italian and held by 1,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An unemployed man gets work for which his bicycle is essential. Its theft and the man's desperate attempt to recover it evoke a story of deep poignancy
The Battleship Potemkin by Sergei Eisenstein( Visual )
11 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,087 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 by Lewis Milestone( Visual )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of two migrant workers trying to realize their dreams of owning a ranch until one of them succumbs to his weakness for soft, helpless creatures and strangles the farmer's wife
Oedipus Rex by Sophocles( Visual )
8 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Filmed version of Sophocles's tragedy. Performed in masks
Alexander Nevsky by Sergei Eisenstein( Visual )
5 editions published between 1938 and 1998 in Russian and English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biographical story of Prince Alexander Nevsky and his successful resistance against an attempt by the Teutonic Knights to invade Russia in 1242
October 1917 by Sergei Eisenstein( Visual )
7 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 444 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 2006 in English and held by 418 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. Why the boss simply doesn't fire him is the crux of the film
H.G. Wells' Things to come by H. G Wells( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 266 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 )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 221 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
Parsifal ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in German and English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A religious drama where salvation comes to the knight through compassion, renunciation, and suffering
The bicycle thief by Vittorio De Sica( Visual )
3 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in Italian and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Simple story of an unemployed man and his family living in war devastated Rome. The father finds a job pasting up signs, work requiring a bicycle on which to get around. When his bicycle is stolen the father and his son are forced to steal one in desperation and are caught. The film won the Academy Award for the best foreign film in 1949 and is a prime example of the "Neorealist" school of Italian cinema
Bride of the monster ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 165 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
Swan lake by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )
2 editions published between 1984 and 1988 and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The timeless tale of redemption through love. Captures a great ballerina in her prime in an eternal classic
Jail bait ( 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
Invaders from Mars by William Cameron Menzies( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 150 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
Destination Moon by Irving Pichel( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 143 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. Also includes short previews for The Hideous Sun Demon; Flight to Mars; Invaders from Mars; Rocketship X-M; and Plan 9 from Outer Space
Anna Karenina by Rodion Konstantinovich Shchedrin( Visual )
7 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A completely cinematic rendering of the acclaimed ballet production by the Bolshoi Ballet
Andreĭ Rubli︠o︡v strasti po Andrei︠u︡ = Andrei Rublev : the passion according to Andrei by Andreĭ Arsenʹevich Tarkovskiĭ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in Russian and English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Andrei Roublev is a monk in 15th century Russia. He takes a vow of silence after witnessing the repressive society around him
Spartacus by Aram Khachaturi︠a︡n( Visual )
3 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the story of the Roman slave uprising, led by Spartacus, in a film ballet
 
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Languages
English (54)
Italian (30)
Russian (13)
German (1)
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