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Sinister Cinema (Firm)

Overview
Works: 398 works in 463 publications in 4 languages and 863 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Motion pictures  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Interviews 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher, Producer, 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 39 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 32 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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The crimes of Dr. Mabuse ( visu )
4 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Locked away in an asylum for a decade and teetering between life and death, the criminal mastermind Dr. Mabuse has scribbled his last will and testament: a manifesto establishing a future empire of crime
The bargain ( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
The story of an outlaw who trades his talent for his freedom
Planeta bur The planet of storms ( visu )
1 edition published in 1990 in Russian and held by 15 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 hitch-hiker by Ida Lupino( visu )
2 editions published between 1977 and 1993 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Two middle-class American homebodies on vacation in Mexico on a long-awaited fishing trip decide to pick up a hitchhiker who turns out to be a killer. Suddenly their car and their very lives are commandeered by psychopathic serial killer. Notable for being the only true 'Film Noir' directed by a woman
Sky high ( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
An immigration officer in Arizona tries to stop a gang from smuggling Chinese labor over the border from Mexico. His investigation takes him to the Grand Canyon
Phantom broadcast ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 12 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
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
Golgotha by Julien Duvivier( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
The first sound film made about the life of Jesus of Nazareth
Beyond the time barrier ( 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
M by Fritz Lang( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in German and held by 8 libraries worldwide
A psychological thriller based on the true case of Peter Kurten, a compulsive child murderer in Dusseldorf and Germany's worst mass killer of the times. In the movie Berlin is in the grip of terror as an unknown child molestor and murderer attacks little girls. While the police produce no clues, despite frantic searching, neighbours turn against each other. The underworld becomes so incensed at the police activity that the leaders decide to find the pervert themselves
Jane Eyre ( visu )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Raised in a strict orphanage, Jane Eyre becomes a governess in a mysterious Yorkshire mansion, and falls in love with the master of the house. She doesn't question the mystery of the stranger living on the third floor until she hears tormented screams. After discovering the master's insane wife, Jane flees. When she returns, she learns of the terrible events that followed her departure
The phantom of the Moulin Rouge ( visu )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 8 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
Stop train 349 ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
An American train travels from East to West Germany. When a stowaway boards, this cold war era journey becomes a political bombshell, with the lives of the passengers put in jeopardy over the freedom of one, lone man
And the wild, wild women ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 7 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
Edgar Allan Poe's Castle of terror ( visu )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
A writer meets Edgar Allan Poe and Lord Blackwood at an inn. They bet him that he can't spend the night alone in a certain castle on All Soul's Eve. On that night, every person who ever died there re-enacts his deaths. He meets the beautiful Elizabeth Blackwood and discovers she has no heartbeat. He sees several horrible murders replayed by the dead inhabitants. When he discovers that they plan to kill him for his blood he runs outside and is impaled on an iron fence. Poe and Blackwood arrive and collect their money from his pocket
Gaslight by George Cukor( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
A susceptible young woman marries a suave, romantic man never suspecting that he is a murderous scoundrel, obsessed with finding the jewels hidden in their London home. She becomes the helpless victim as slowly, insidiously, he drives her to the brink of insanity
Battle of Blood Island ( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Two American soldiers are stranded on a Pacific island swarming with Japs. They must survive until the war's end when they will be rescued by US forces
 
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Languages
English (33)
German (2)
Russian (1)
French (1)
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