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Decla-Bioscop (Firm)

Overview
Works: 21 works in 64 publications in 2 languages and 2,032 library holdings
Genres: Silent films  Drama  Horror films  Expressionist films  Film adaptations  Film excerpts  Vampire films  Crime films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films 
Roles: prn
Classifications: PN1995.75, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Decla-Bioscop (Firm)
 
Most widely held works by Decla-Bioscop (Firm)
Die Nibelungen by Fritz Lang( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in No Linguistic content and German and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In part one, Siegfried wins the hand of Kriemhilde by slaying the dragon and defeating Brunhilde. When Brunhilde learns that magic has been used to conquer her, she has Siegfried murdered. In part two, Kriemhilde seeks revenge for Siegfried's death and marries Attila, king of the Huns, in order to further her purpose
Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler by Fritz Lang( Visual )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sinister Dr. Mabuse maintains his wealth through counterfeiting, manipulating the stock exchange and bending weaker minds to his will. In part 1, Mabuse builds his empire and casually ruins Count Told while entrancing the thrill-seeking Countess. In part 2, Mabuse turns from criminal to villain, murdering the Count and kidnapping the Countess
Destiny = Der müde Tod by Fritz Lang( Visual )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This silent film, directed by Fritz Lang and featuring Lil Dagover, Walter Janssen, and Bernhard Goetzke, is about a woman trying to save her lover from ultimate death
The haunted castle : the exposure of a secret in 5 acts( Visual )

3 editions published between 1921 and 2009 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hunting party is interrupted by the arrival of a notorious count, who is believed to have murdered his brother. The uninvited guest sets in motion an elaborate plot to resurrect the ghosts of the past and bring secrets of his brother's death to light
The spiders by Fritz Lang( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adventure story about an organized band of criminals who scheme to dominate the world
Phantom by Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Alfred Abel (Metropolis, Dr. Mabuse) plays Lorenz Lubota, a man obsessed with his own desires to achieve fame and wealth, who must confront the barriers of class keeping him from a woman (Lya de Putti) with whom he has had a fateful encounter."
Fritz Lang's The spiders( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About the adventures of high-society adventurer Kay Hoog and his arch nemesis, a secret criminal organization known as the Spiders. Part 1: The Golden Lake is a treasure hunt that takes both Kay and Spiders mastermind Lio Sha to Peru, where they battle primitive Incas (who capture Lio for a human sacrifice) and each other for a fortune in hidden gold. Part 2: The Diamond Ship is a longer and far more intricate conspiracy involving a hidden criminal underground. Adventurer Kay Hoog is caught up in a race to find the Buddha-head diamond before the Spiders can locate it
Four around the woman = Kämpfende Herzen, Die Vier um die Frau( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Involves a society woman who must navigate through a complex web of criminal and emotional intrigues
The cabinet of Dr. Caligari : a film in six acts by Robert Wiene( Visual )

9 editions published between 1919 and 1996 in English and German and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reality and illusion seem to lose their delineations when Dr. Caligari, the travelling hypnotist, comes to town. Truth & fiction, dreams & reality can indeed become intertangled!
Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sinister Dr. Mabuse maintains his wealth through counterfeiting, manipulating the stock exchange and bending weaker minds to his will. In part one, Mabuse builds his empire and casually ruins Count Told while entrancing the thrill-seeking Countess. In part 2, Mabuse turns from criminal to villain, murdering the Count and kidnapping the Countess
The Fatal passion of Dr. Mabuse( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Mabuse, the mastermind of crime, uses hypnosis to subvert his opponents and control his victims. His thirst for power and wealth reflect the decadence of post World War I German society. Filmmaker Lang's high-contrast expressionist graphics, overly-bright streetlights and bit-characters with significant mannerisms provide social commentary that raise this film above the limitations of the genre
The fatal passions( Visual )

3 editions published between 1973 and 1996 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A criminal mastermind uses hypnotism and blackmail in his efforts to obtain world domination, but when finally cornered is discovered to be a raving maniac. Intended to portray the decadence of the contemporary social atmosphere in Germany
The spiders( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the first episode, millionaire sportsman Kay Hoog heads for Peru in search of Inca treasure and a missing Harvard professor; however his plans being overheard by Lio Sha, the Spiders mount a rival expedition to get the unbelievable treasure and the inexhaustible gold mine to be found beneath the Holy Sea ... In the second part, Hoog pursues the criminals as they pursue the elusive diamond
Dr. Mabuse, the gambler( Visual )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Mabuse, the mastermind of crime, uses hypnosis to subvert his opponents and control his victims. His thirst for power and wealth reflect the decadence of post World War I German society
Die Nibelungen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In part one, Siegfried wins the hand of Kriemhilde by slaying the dragon and defeating Brunhilde. When Brunhilde learns that magic has been used to conquer her, she has Siegfried murdered. In part two, Kriemhilde seeks revenge for Siegfried's death and marries Attila, king of the Huns, in order to further her purpose
Die Nibelungen : Kriemhild's revenge( Visual )

1 edition published in 1924 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Kriemhild, wife of the slain Siegfried, seeks revenge for his death and marries Attila, King of the Huns, in order to further her purpose
Die Nibelungen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A retelling of Nordic lagend, in part one, Siegfried wins the hand of Kriemhilde by slaying the dragon and defeating Brunhilde. When Brunhilde learns that magic has been used to conquer her, she has Siegfried murdered. In part two, Kriemhilde seeks revenge for Siegfried's death and marries Attila, king of the Huns, in order to further her purpose
Still photographs from the 1924 motion picture Siegfried, the first part of Die Nibelungen( Visual )

in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Motion picture stills show scenery; characters in action; and events from the 1924 Fritz Lang film Die Nibelungen: Siegfried based on a Norse and Germanic mythological epic. Includes portraits of Paul Richter as Siegfried; Margarete Schön as Kriemhild; Bernhard Goetzke as Volker von Alzey; Hans Carl Mueller and Erwin Biswanger as Gernot and Giselher von Burgund; Theodor Loos as Gunther; Hanna Ralph as Brunnhild; Gertrud Arnold as Queen Ute and Hans Adalbert Schlettow as Hagen Tronje
Dermude Tod = Destiny( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The story of a girl who pleads with Death for her lover's life. Death gives her three chances to save him in different settings
The Spiders = Die Spinnen( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adventure story about an organized band of criminals who scheme to dominate the world and the American adventurer who they pursue to Mexico, Peru (where he meets a beautiful Inca princess) and the opium dens of San Francisco
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityDecla Film-Gesellschaft

controlled identityDeutsche Bioscop (Firm)

controlled identityUFA (Firm)

Decla-Bioscope (Firm)

Decla-Bioscope (firma)

Languages
English (37)

German (17)