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Sinister Cinema (Firm)

Overview
Works: 471 works in 550 publications in 4 languages and 953 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Action and adventure films  Film noir  Comedy films  Superhero films  Horror films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher, Producer, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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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 : the exposure of a secret in 5 acts by R. G Austin( visu )
2 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 34 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
Waxworks by Paul Leni( visu )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
A poet imagines scenarios in a wax museum fairground that involve Jack the Ripper, Ivan the Terrible, and Haroun al-Raschid
Liliom by Fritz Lang( visu )
1 edition published in 1991 in French and held by 17 libraries worldwide
"A raffish carnival barker is killed in a knife fight, but is given one day to return to earth to see how his wife and daughter are managing"--The Faber companion to foreign films, 1992
The bargain ( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 16 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 crimes of Dr. Mabuse ( visu )
2 editions published between 1980 and 1998 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Sequel to Lang's silent film, Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler. A criminal mastermind controls his underworld empire even while confined to an insane asylum
Planeta bur = The planet of storms ( visu )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in Russian and held by 13 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 11 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 a psychopathic serial killer
Schwarz und weiss wie Tage und Nächte = Black and white as day and night ( visu )
2 editions published in 1998 in German and English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Ironic tale about a mathematician for whom chess becomes an obsession after his "unbeatable" chess program loses
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
Golgotha by Julien Duvivier( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
The first sound film made about the life of Jesus of Nazareth
Beyond the time barrier by Edgar G Ulmer( visu )
2 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
A supersonic test pilot exploits the theory of relativity to travel to and from the bleak future of humankind
Woman condemned ( visu )
2 editions published between 1934 and 2007 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
A female private investigator is trying to track down a radio singer when she is found with the woman's corpse and charged with her murder. The detective's husband, a newspaper reporter, sets out to prove her innocence and his investigation leads to a sanitarium run by a mysterious doctor. Throw in a gangster and a case of mistaken identity and you've got a mystery that needs to be solved before the detective pays for a crime she has not committed
Sky High by Mike Mitchell( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 9 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
Gaslight by George Cukor( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 8 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 he drives her to the brink of insanity
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
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
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
Black sabbath by Mario Bava( visu )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
One of the great horror anthology films of all time, and Mario Bava's personal favorite of his works, Black Sabbath solidified the director's reputation as Europe's maestro of the macabre. In The Telephone ... a woman is haunted by menacing phone calls from a former lover. The Wurdulak stars Boris Karloff (The Crimson Cult) as a vampire hunter whose family is stalked by the wandering spirit of an undead ghoul. A Drop Of Water involves a nurse who steals a ring from a corpse - not realizing the curse that is carried with it. This is the AIP English language version
 
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English (30)
Russian (2)
German (1)
French (1)
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