WorldCat Identities

Brock, Timothy

Overview
Works: 66 works in 172 publications in 4 languages and 5,165 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Silent films  Parodies, imitations, etc  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Biography  Fiction  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Composer, Conductor, Author, Musician, Adapter, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Timothy Brock
Nanook of the North a story of life and love in the actual Arctic by Robert Joseph Flaherty( Visual )
22 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An early ethnographic documentary about a Canadian Eskimo family pitting their strength against a vast and inhospitable Arctic. Juxtaposes their struggle for survival against the elements of human warmth of the little family. Concludes with a 1958 interview with Frances Flaherty, the director's widow and co-editor of the film
Faust eine deutsche Volkssage ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1926 and 2009 in English and German and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Faust sells his soul to Mephistopheles in exchange for scientific knowledge and perfect happiness
The cabinet of Dr. Caligari a film in six acts ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 767 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
The cabinet of Dr. Caligari by Erich Pommer( Visual )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 535 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
Der letzte Mann by F. W Murnau( Visual )
13 editions published between 1924 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The crowning achievement of the German expressionist movement and one of the most notable artworks to arise from the Weimar Republic...the bleak fable of an aging doorman whose happiness crumbles when he is relieved of the duties and uniform which had for years been the foundation of his happiness and pride...more than the plight of a single doorman but a mournful dramatization of the frustration and anguish of the universal working class."--Container
Potomok Chingis-Khana ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in Russian and English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1918. The son of an elderly Mongol sets off for the fur market to sell his father's season's trappings, his mother giving him a talisman as a lucky charm. However, a capitalist fur trader causes a brawl, leaving the boy no choice but to escape to the mountains where he joins up with the partisans. Two years later he is caught by soldiers and sentenced to death. A missionary, however, translates the words on the talisman, which seem to proclaim the young man as a direct descendant of Genghis Khan. The boy survives his death sentence and the army general decides he should be made the puppet ruler of the region. However, the local chiefs offer him their fighting men as well as their loyalty, leaving the boy in a position of great power. He becomes a revolutionary, vowing to clear the land of exploiters and occupiers
The last laugh der letzte Mann ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and German and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a hotel doorman who is demoted to washroom attendant because of his age. Humiliated, the considers suicide. Then, by a strange twist of fate, he becomes a millionaire. This silent film is told entirely by camera, without title cards
The cat and the canary by Paul Leni( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The potential heirs to a large fortune gather at their benefactor's mansion twenty years after his death but the reading of his will is interrupted by a series of disturbing events
The love of Jeanne Ney [Die Liebe der Jeanne Ney] by G. W Pabst( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in German and English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young French woman is caught up in political and romantic turmoil during the Russian revolution. This is the longest version available and features a new orchestral score by Timothy Brock
F.W. Murnau's The last laugh ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a hotel doorman who is demoted to washroom attendant because of his age. Humiliated, he considers suicide. Then, by a strange twist of fate, he becomes a millionaire. This silent film is told entirely by camera, without title cards
Sunrise a song of two humans by F. W Murnau( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A simple farmer is seduced by an alluring city woman; to be with her he plans to drown his wife. The wife suspects nothing when her husband suggests an outing, but when they set off across the lake, she grows suspicious. He prepares to throw her overboard, but she pleads for mercy, and he comes to his senses. He rows frantically for shore, but when the boat reaches land, she flees. He follows, begging her not to be afraid. Slowly, she begins to recover. They wander into a church where a wedding is taking place. Breaking down, the husband begins to repeat the wedding vows, finally convincing his wife that she has nothing to fear. On their way back home across the lake, a sudden storm arises. The man remembers the bundles of reeds he placed in the boat to save himself, and ties them around his wife. The boat capsizes. Washing up on shore, the unconscious man is brought home, but his wife is nowhere to be found, and it appears that she has died. The man is grief-stricken. The other woman comes to his house, assuming their plan has succeeded. Enraged, the man begins to strangle her, but the word comes that his wife has been found. He releases the woman and runs to his wife, kneeling by her bed as she slowly opens her eyes. As the other woman drives away, the man and wife cling to one another, watching the sun rise above their now-happy home
The great dictator Le dictateur by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
French masterworks Russian émigrés in Paris, 1923-1928 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of five French silent films restored by the Cinemathèque française, originally released by Films Albatros between 1923 and 1928, with new music scores by Timothy Brock, Robert Israel, Neil Brand, Antonio Coppola and the Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra
Der Letzte Mann The last laugh ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in German and English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A pompous, aging doorman, rejected by family and friends when he is fired from his job, experiences a sudden change in fortune
Feu Mathias Pascal ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2013 in No Linguistic content and French and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathias, an eccentric dreamer, is trapped in the undertakings of daily life as he suffers his days in a loveless marriage, a dead end job and tyrannized by his ungrateful mother-in-law. Grief-stricken by the death of his mother and infant daughter, he flees to Monte Carlo, where he wins a fortune at roulette. When his death is falsely reported, he leaps at the chance of a second and adventurous life in Rome
Carmen by Georges Bizet( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 19th century Seville, the lusty, tempestuous Carmen seduces a naive Army corporal, Don Jose. Jose abandons his career, his fiancee and even his dying mother for the love of this sultry gypsy. But soon she spurns him for the love of a toreador, Escamillo. Crazed with jealousy, Jose begs Carmen to reutrn to him, but her taunting declaration of independence results in tragedy
Storm over Asia by Vsevolod Illarionovich Pudovkin( )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Mongols, once mighty warriors who reigned throughout Asia, are by 1918 reduced to improverished fur-trappers, at the mercy of unscrupulous traders from the West. When one of these men rebels against the sly capitialists, he becomes a renegade and joins the Soviet partisians in the treacherous mountains. The young Mongol is later captured by the occupation forces, who realize he is a descendant of Genghis Khan and plot to use him as a political tool against his countrymen. But the Westerners are soon reminded that the blood if the mighty Khan still boils within his veins
Der letzte Mann by F. W Murnau( Visual )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in German and English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a hotel doorman who is demoted to washroom attendant because of his age. Humiliated, rejected by family and friends, he considers suicide. Then, by a strange twist of fate, he becomes a millionaire. This silent film is told entirely by camera, without title cards
Berlin, symphony of a great city and, Opus 1 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"At once an invaluable photographic record of life in Weimar Berlin and a timeless demonstration of the cinema's ability to enthrall on a purely visceral level, Berlin, Symphony of a Great City offers a kaleidoscopic view of a single day in the life of the bustling metropolis. Also included is Opus 1 (1922, 10 min.), a rare example of the German avant-garde cinema. Director Walther Ruttmann's hand-colored film is an exploration of the geometry of movement."--Container
Nanouk l'Esquimau by Robert Joseph Flaherty( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Indiqué sur la jaquette : L'explorateur Robert Flaherty nous fait partager les joies et les peines de la rude vie du chasseur Nanouk et de sa famille dans le Grand nord canadien des années 20. Scènes de vie et d'amour, humour et tendresse de la maman et ses enfants esquimaux, poésie des images, beauté des grands déserts glacés
 
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Languages
English (68)
German (13)
Russian (6)
French (3)
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