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Corinth Films

Overview
Works: 184 works in 347 publications in 4 languages and 12,424 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Historical films  War films  Silent films  Fiction  Motion pictures  Comedy films 
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 )

23 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in Italian and English and held by 2,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A semi-autobiographical film of Fellini about a film director (Mastroianni) who finds himself creatively barren at the peak of his career. He fantasizes at a resort to get away from the pressures of wife and staff
Ladri di biciclette The bicycle thief by ( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1999 in Italian and held by 1,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple story of a 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 best foreign film in 1949 and is a prime example of the "Neorealist" school of Italian cinema
The Battleship Potemkin by Sergei Eisenstein( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,070 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 925 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
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
Oedipus Rex by Sophocles( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed version of Sophocles's tragedy. Performed in masks
October 1917 by Sergei Eisenstein( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 446 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 405 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 331 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 222 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
Invaders from Mars by William Cameron Menzies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 215 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! Brilliantly created by visionary set designer and director William Cameron Menzies with a haunting musical score by Raoul Kraushaar, this golden age sci-fi classic has lost none of its chilling power. Surreal imagery brought to terrifying life in a Cinecolor world just beyond our nightmares!
Parsifal( Visual )

2 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in German and English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A religious drama where salvation comes to the knight through compassion, renunciation, and suffering
Bride of the monster( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mad scientist 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 nosy 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 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The timeless tale of redemption through love. Captures a great ballerina in her prime in an eternal classic
Jail bait by Edward D Wood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 155 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
Destination Moon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American inventor gets private backing to build a rocket so that the United States can reach the moon before the Russians
Anna Karenina by Rodion Konstantinovich Shchedrin( Visual )

7 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A completely cinematic rendering of the acclaimed ballet production by the Bolshoi Ballet, never before seen in the U.S. Deals primarily with the psychological elements of the character Anna
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 99 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
October ten days that shook the world( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extraordinary silent film by the Russian master, Sergei M. Eisenstein, detailing the events leading up to the Russian Revolution. The original version was heavily censored by Stalin, but in 1967 a full restoration was made, and a music score by Shostakovich and sound effects track were added
Spartacus by Aram Khachaturi︠a︡n( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 92 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 (58)

Italian (28)

Russian (13)

German (1)

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Swan lakeAndreĭ Rubli︠o︡v strasti po Andrei︠u︡ = Andrei Rublev : the passion according to Andrei