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Kino International Corporation

Overview
Works: 1,469 works in 3,222 publications in 9 languages and 147,317 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Silent films  Science fiction films  Interviews  Motion pictures  Musical films  Film noir 
Roles: Distributor, Originator, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Kino International Corporation
Publications by Kino International Corporation
Most widely held works by Kino International Corporation
Metropolis by Fritz Lang( visu )
20 editions published between 1927 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 2,509 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
Daughters of the dust by Alva Rogers( visu )
13 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 1,574 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of a large African-American family at the dawn of the 20th century as they prepare to move north from the Sea Islands off the coast of Georgia
Der blaue Engel The blue angel by Josef Von Sternberg( visu )
16 editions published between 1930 and 2001 in English and German and held by 1,085 libraries worldwide
A straight-laced professor falls in love with a nighclub singer leading to his eventual downfall
The birth of a nation by D. W Griffith( visu )
16 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,018 libraries worldwide
Two brothers, Phil and Ted Stoneman, visit their friends in Piedmont, South Carolina: the family Cameron. This friendship is affected by the Civil War, as the Stonemans and the Camerons must join up opposite armies. The consequences of the War in their lives are shown in connection to major historical events, like the development of the Civil War itself, Lincoln's assassination, and the birth of the Ku Klux Klan
The wonderful, horrible life of Leni Riefenstahl by Ray Müller( visu )
12 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 998 libraries worldwide
"A spellbinding account of the woman best known as Hitler's moviemaker ... In this remarkable documentary, Leni Riefenstahl addresses her past for the first time on camera."--Container
The General by Buster Keaton( visu )
20 editions published between 1926 and 2009 in English and held by 937 libraries worldwide
Rejected by the Confederate army, and taken for a coward by his beloved, young Johnny Gray is given a chance to redeem himself when he wages a one-man war against Yankee spies who have stolen his locomotive
Nosferatu a symphony of horror by F. W Murnau( visu )
19 editions published between 1922 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 929 libraries worldwide
The first vampire movie. Count Orlock (Nosferatu, the vampire) leaves his castle in the Carpathians and travels by ship to Bremen, bringing coffins filled with dirt and plague rats
Faust eine deutsche Volkssage ( visu )
8 editions published between 1926 and 2009 in English and German and held by 789 libraries worldwide
Dr. Faust sells his soul to Mephistopheles in exchange for scientific knowledge & perfect happiness
The cabinet of Dr. Caligari a film in six acts ( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 781 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
Our hospitality by Buster Keaton( visu )
15 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in English and held by 748 libraries worldwide
[Sherlock Jr.] Dramatizes the uproarious exploits of a meek theater projectionist turned amateur sleuth
The blue kite ( visu )
15 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in Chinese and held by 738 libraries worldwide
Banned in China, this film is the most acclaimed and controversial to come out of the new Chinese cinema. Told from the perspective of a young boy, Tʻieh-tʻou, it traces the fate of a Beijing family and their neighbors through the political and social upheavals in 1950's and 60's China
Kynodontas Dogtooth by Yorgos Lanthimos( visu )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Greek, Modern [1453- ] and held by 705 libraries worldwide
A darkly surreal look at three teenagers confined to an isolated country estate and kept under strict rule and regimen by their parents - an alternately hilarious and nightmarish experiment of manipulation and oppression
Battleship Potemkin From the series "The year 1905" ( visu )
2 editions published between 1925 and 2007 in Russian and English and held by 698 libraries worldwide
Re-creates the 1905 mutiny on the battleship "Prince Potemkin." It focuses on a mutiny by the battleship's crew and the subsequent massacre of civilians, reflecting the spirit of the times
Three sisters by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( visu )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 695 libraries worldwide
Nearly a thousand miles away from their beloved Moscow, three sisters live in virtual exile. Olga attempts to support her family and home that is the sole legacy from their late father. Masha finds relief from an empty marriage by being involved with a passionate young colonel. Irina wills herself to return the affections of an ardent suitor in the hope that he will whisk her off to the city. Sift through the debris of their shattered dreams on the eve of the social and political upheaval that will transform Russia forever
Avant-garde experimental cinema of the 1920s and '30s ( visu )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 693 libraries worldwide
Originally produced as individual silent motion pictures in France, the Netherlands, Germany, and the United States, these twenty-five short films epitomize the avant garde movement of the 1920's and 1930's. The films are drawn from the collection assembled by Raymond Rohauer, one of the nation's foremost proponents of experimental cinema, founder of the Hollywood Film Society, and longtime programmer at the Coronet Theatre in Los Angeles. Rohauer helped preserve and promote avant-garde cinema, and these films from his personal archive are some of the most influential and eclectic short films made during the 20th Century
Himalaya ( visu )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in Tibetan and held by 690 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of a generational struggle for the leadership of a tiny mountain village between its proud old chief and a headstrong young caravanner. The balance of power shifts uneasily as they make their annual salt trek across the Himalayas
Edison the invention of the movies ( visu )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 686 libraries worldwide
Commercial motion pictures were invented at the Edison Laboratory between 1888 and 1893. Perhaps none of the component parts were strictly new, but the ability of Edison and his staff to reorganize them for a specific purpose was an extraordinary cultural achievement. In 1894, Edison was the sole producer of motion pictures in the world. Many Edison films continue to be impressive as the company employed such accomplished early directors as John Collins and Alan Crosland
ʻAjamī ʻAg'ami ( visu )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Arabic and held by 678 libraries worldwide
Shakespearian in its scope and themes; revenge, loyalty, hope and despair, draws us into the lives of two brothers fearing assassination; a young refugee working illegally to cover his mother's medical expenses and a cop obsessed with finding his missing brother. Through this dramatic collision of different worlds, we witness cultural and religious tensions simmering beneath the surface and the tragic consequences of enemies living as neighbors in modern-day Tel Aviv
A delicate balance by Edward Albee( visu )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 647 libraries worldwide
Agnes, as domineering and sarcastic as her husband Tobias is equivocating and guarded, finds her empty nest invaded by her alcoholic sister, their divorced daughter, and friends who are terrified of being alone for unknown reasons
Eugene O'Neill's The iceman cometh by Eugene O'Neill( visu )
3 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 636 libraries worldwide
In the faded, Vermeer-like light of Harry Hope's 1912 New York skid row bar, a rag tag group of fallen men await the annual arrival of their friend Hickey. But now Hickey is sober, and he wants his drunken friends to do the same
 
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Alternative Names
Kino International
Kino International Corp.
Kino on Video (Firm)
Kino Video (Firm)
Languages
English (130)
German (19)
Chinese (15)
Tibetan (8)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (4)
Arabic (3)
French (2)
Russian (1)
Spanish (1)
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