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Decla-Bioscop (Firm)

Overview
Works: 38 works in 101 publications in 4 languages and 1,993 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Dystopian films  Horror films  Expressionist films  Erotic films  Film noir  Spy films 
Roles: prn
Classifications: PN1997, 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 )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in German and No Linguistic content and held by 567 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 )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 557 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
Destiny Der müde Tod by Fritz Lang( Visual )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 277 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 by F. W Murnau( Visual )

4 editions published between 1921 and 2009 in English and held by 189 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 )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and German and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 118 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 56 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
The cabinet of Dr. Caligari a film in six acts by Conrad Veidt( Visual )

10 editions published between 1919 and 2002 in English and German and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un somnambule commet des meurtres sous l'influence d'un maître de l'hypnose
Four around the woman Kämpfende Herzen, Die Vier um die Frau( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Involves a society woman who must navigate through a complex web of criminal and emotional intrigues
Metropolis by Fritz Lang( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drame de science-fiction. En l'an 2026, l'industriel Fredersen dirige les destinées d'une ville gigantesque d'une architecture ultra-moderne. Son fils Freder s'aventure dans les souterrains de la cité où il découvre un peuple d'ouvriers traités en esclaves dont le travail favorise la vie des privilégiés de la surface. Il s'éprend de Maria, une jeune fille qui prêche la bonne parole aux prolétaires. Un savant fou, Rotwan, enlève Maria pour qu'elle serve de modèle à un robot qu'il a conçu. Le robot s'anime sous cette forme féminine et se met à semer la révolte. Freder et Maria s'emploient à sauver les enfants des ouvriers d'une catastrophe provoquée par l'arrêt du travail
The fatal passions( Visual )

4 editions published between 1973 and 2001 in English and held by 8 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
Der letzte Mann by F. W Murnau( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le portier d'un palace berlinois, fier de sa fonction et de son uniforme, est jugé trop vieux et se retrouve relégué au rang de gardien des lavabos au sous-sol. Pour ses amis, sa famille, ses voisins, il n'est plus qu'une épave, en d'autres mots, "le dernier des hommes". Humilié, il songe au suicide. Grâce à un héritage providentiel, il devient un client millionnaire et goguenard du palace
Der blaue Engel = The blue angel by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un professeur de collège connaît la déchéance après être devenu amoureux d'une chanteuse de cabaret
The Golem how he came into the world by Paul Wegener( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in Undetermined and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sous le règne de Rodolphe II, à Prague, au 17e siècle, pour protéger la communauté juive, le rabbin Löw façonne une statue d'argile à laquelle il donne le souffle de vie: le Golem. La créature s'interpose devant ceux qui veulent nuire à la communauté et rend de menus services dans le ghetto. Un soir, le rabbin oublie d'enlever sur la poitrine du Golem la capsule qui lui donne vie. Livrée à elle-même, la créature se met à détruire ceux qu'elle devait protéger. Mais une petite fille l'attendrit et le lui ôte
Tartuffe by F. W Murnau( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un vieillard riche vit sous la coupe d'une gouvernante hypocrite qui convoite son héritage. Le petit-fils du vieillard démasque la gouvernante en lui projetant le film "Tartuffe" tiré de la pièce de Molière. À la fin de la projection, le vieillard comprend qu'il se trouve dans la même situation qu'Orgon en face de Tartuffe et chasse l'intrigante. De la pièce, Murnau n'a conservé que 4 personnages: Orgon et Elmire, d'une part représentant la bourgeoisie, Tartuffe et Dorine d'autre part représentant le peuple
Variety by E. A Dupont( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Un trapéziste jaloux tue l'amant de sa partenaire. [Médiafilm]
Die Nibelungen : Kriemhild's revenge( Visual )

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

The second part of a two-part version of the Nibelungenlied. Kriemhild, wife of the slain Siegfried, seeks revenge for his death and marries Attila, King of the Huns, in order to further her purpose
Last tango in Paris by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An American widower in Paris, desolate at the unexplained suicide of his wife, plunges into an erotic affair with a young French girl half his age
Besiedged( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Réfugiée à Rome pour des raisons politiques, Shandurai se retrouve à Rome dans la villa enchanteresse de M. Kinsky où elle effectue de menus travaux de ménage contre son hospitalité. L'homme, excentrique et solitairee, tombe amoureux d'elle. Mais mariée à un prisonnier politique, Shandurai refuse les avances de son bienfaiteur qui liquidera ses biens pour faire libérer l'époux de sa dulcinée. Shandurai, devant tant de bonté, finira par succomber à l'amour de Kinsky
The conformist by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Italian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A rising young follower of Mussolini must assassinate his former professor, now in political exile, to demonstrate his loyalty to the Fascist state
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityDecla Film-Gesellschaft

controlled identityDeutsche Bioscop (Firm)

controlled identityUFA (Firm)

Berliner Union Film

Decla-Bioscop (Firme)

Decla-Bioscope (Firm)

Decla-Bioscope (firma)

Universum-Film Aktien Gesellschaft

Universum-Film Aktiengesellschaft

Languages
English (53)

German (19)

French (1)

Italian (1)