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Decla-Bioscop (Firm)

Overview
Works: 52 works in 98 publications in 2 languages and 1,963 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Science fiction films  Dystopian films  Film adaptations  Expressionist films  Horror films  Documentary films  Film excerpts  Vampire films 
Roles: prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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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 3 languages and held by 564 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 )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lang's first film featuring the arch-criminal Dr. Mabuse is also an allegory about Weimar Germany. Mabuse maintains his wealth through counterfeiting, manipulating the stock exchange and his ability to bend 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. Mabuse is finally captured in his own hideaway, consumed by madness
Dr. Mabuse, the gambler by Fritz Lang( Visual )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 254 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( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 250 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 )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 157 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 )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An organized band of criminals scheme to dominate the world
Phantom by F. W Murnau( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 116 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 haunted castle by F. W Murnau( Visual )

3 editions published between 1921 and 2009 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the castle Vogelöd, a few aristocrats are awaiting baroness Safferstätt. But first count Oetsch invites himself. Everyone thinks he murdered his brother, baroness Safferstat's first husband, three years ago. So he is rather undesirable. But Oetsch stays; arguing he is not the murderer and will find the real one
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
The cabinet of Dr. Caligari by Robert Wiene( Visual )

8 editions published between 1919 and 2002 in English and German and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un somnambule commet des meurtres sous l'influence d'un maître de l'hypnose
Der müde Tod( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries 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 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
Metropolis by Fritz Lang( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 8 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
Der müde Tod Destiny( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in German and English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries 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
Der blaue Engel = The blue angel by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'autoritaire professeur Immanuel Rath tombe amoureux de Löla, chanteuse de Beuglant. Il perd sa position, épouse la chanteuse, suit la troupe dirigée par Hazeppa, vend les photos de sa femme déshabillée, devient même clown, essaie d'étrangler l'infidèle et a conscience de toute sa déchéance en retrouvant sa petite ville et sa salle de classe
Der letzte Mann by F. W Murnau( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in German and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fiction. Drame. Film de style Kammerspiel racontant l'histoire d'un portier de palace berlinois qui, parce qu'il est trop vieux, est dépouillé de son uniforme rutilant et devient gardien de lavabos. Humilié, il pense au suicide dans le pauvre logement où il vit avec sa fille et son fiancé. Mais, pour une fin heureuse, il devient un client millionnaire du palace. Avec Emil Jannings, Maly Delshaft, Max Hiller, Emilie Kurz, Hans Unterkirchen, Georg John, Olaf Storm, Emmy Wyda, Hermann Vallentin
The Golem by Jean Kerchbron( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Undetermined and held by 2 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
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
Der letzte Mann by F. W Murnau( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
 
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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 (47)

German (12)