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Sinister Cinema (Firm)

Overview
Works: 392 works in 459 publications in 4 languages and 876 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Motion pictures 
Roles: Distributor, Producer, Publisher, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Sinister Cinema (Firm)
Publications by Sinister Cinema (Firm)
Most widely held works by Sinister Cinema (Firm)
The haunted castle Schloss Vogelöd ( visu )
2 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
When the count of Vogeloed Castle steals his brother's sweetheart, a family row begins which has unnerving results. A gothic story of murder, innuendo, suspicion and hatred
Waxworks by Paul Leni( visu )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
The owner of a Waxmuseum needs for three of his models stories to be told to the audience. For that reason he has hired a writer, who after one look at the owner's pretty daughter, starts writing stories featuring the models, the daughter and himself
Liliom by Fritz Lang( visu )
1 edition published in 1991 in French and held by 23 libraries worldwide
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Das Testament des Dr. Mabuse by Fritz Lang( visu )
4 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Berlin police inspector Lohmann investigates a case, in which all clues lead to a man, who's been in a hospital for mental illness for many years
Planeta bur The planet of storms ( visu )
1 edition published in 1990 in Russian and held by 17 libraries worldwide
A team of cosmonauts, consisting of six men, one woman, and one robot, land on Venus. They discover an ancient culture and carnivorous plants
The bargain ( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
"After the bandit Jim Stokes robs the stage he is wounded fleeing. Recuperating at a ranch, he falls in love with and marries the daughter. Now wishing to go straight he tries to return the money but is recognized and captured. When the Sheriff then loses the recovered money at a crooked roulette table, he and Stokes strike a bargain."--Internet Movie Database
The hitch-hiker by Ida Lupino( visu )
2 editions published between 1977 and 1993 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
While on their way to a fishing trip, two men pick up a hitchhiker -- not knowing that he is a sadistic and psychopathic killer
Sky high ( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
An immigration officer in Arizona who tries to stop a gang from smuggling Chinese labor over the border from Mexico. His investigation takes him to the Grand Canyon
Schwarz und weiss wie Tage und Nächte Black and white as day and night ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in German and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Engrossing ironic tale about a demented prodigy who plays chess for the highest stakes of all
The phantom of the Moulin Rouge ( visu )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
A man's spirit is separated from his body by a doctor, and runs rampant in Paris. When the police find the man's corpse and decide to do an autopsy, the man's spirit must race back to its body to prevent this from happening
Phantom broadcast ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
A hunchbacked radio crooner hires a handsome stand-in who can't sing to pose as him at public appearances. When a beautiful woman falls in love with substitute, the hunchback begins to wonder what it would be like to have the fame for himself
Black sabbath ( visu )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
A variety of vampires called "wurdalak" are the same as other vampires with one exception--they only drink the blood of those they love. While riding through the mountains, a young man comes upon a horse carrying the recently decapitated body of a man. He leads the horse and its grisly burden to a nearby farmhouse inhabited by a fear-ridden family. The father has gone away to kill a wurdalak and in the process has become one himself. Now he must go after the ones he loves the most, as the horrible cycle continues
Black Sunday ( visu )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
A Russian adultress tortured by the Inquisition and accused of witchcraft and vampirism returns from the grave to massacre her clan's survivors
Beyond the time barrier by Edgar G Ulmer( visu )
2 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
A supersonic test pilot exploits the theory of relativity to travel to and from the bleak future of humankind
Golgotha by Julien Duvivier( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
The first sound film made about the life of Jesus of Nazareth, told without any undue flourishes
She ( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Three men journey to Lybia, seeking the "Pillar of Fire" and the "Queen whose days and loveliness do not fade," who lives in Sybaritic splendor awaiting the reincarnation of her beloved Kallikrates
M ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in German and held by 8 libraries worldwide
A psychopathic murderer of young girls terrorizes a German city causing public hysteria and intense police investigations, which in turn disrupts organized crime. The contrasting worlds of the police and the underworld are juxtaposed as they both resolve to hunt, capture, and try the murderer
Jane Eyre ( visu )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Classic Charlotte Bronte romance-thriller of a young, homeless girl who grows into womanhood under unfortunate circumstances
Gaslight by Thorold Dickinson( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
A Victorian schizophrenic drives his wife insane when she seems likely to stumble on his guilty secret of an old murder and hidden rubies
Nella città l'inferno by Renato Castellani( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Drama about an innocent housewife falsely convicted of theft. Sent to a women's prison in Rome, she is trying to survive and learn to cope in the company of murderers, thieves and prostitutes
 
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Languages
English (36)
German (2)
Russian (1)
French (1)
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