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Guides and Handbooks Top of Page
The American Film Institute Desk Reference
  Ref PN1994 .A599 2002
Time Out Film Guide
  Ref PN1998 .T46 2000
VideoHound's Independent Film Guide
  Ref PN1998 .S84 1999
VideoHound's World Cinema
  Ref PN1995.9 .F67 W56 1999


Dictionaries and Encyclopedias Top of Page
Critical Dictionary of Film and Television Theory
  Ref PN1993.45 .C75 2001
Dictionary of Film Terms
  Ref PN1993.45 .B33 2006
Encyclopedia of Film Themes, Settings and Series
  Ref PN1997.8 .A76 2001 Ref
Encyclopedia of Novels into Film
  Ref PN1997.85 .T54 1998
Encyclopedia of Stage Plays into Film
  Ref PN1997.85 .T544 2001
Encyclopedic Dictionary of Women in Early American Films: 1895-1930, 2005
 http://www.xreferplus.com/book/routwfilm
Film Studies Dictionary
  Ref PN1993.45 .B49 2001
New Historical Dictionary of the American Film Industry
  Ref PN1993.5 .U6 S539 1998
Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film
  Ref PN 1993.45 .G65 2007 v. 1-4


Biographical Sources Top of Page
Hollywood Baby Boomers
  Ref PN2285 .P333 1991
New Biographical Dictionary of Film
  Ref PN1998.2 .T49 2002
Women Filmmakers & Their Films
  Ref PN1998.2 .W66 1998


Histories Top of Page
Banned Films
  Ref KF4300 .D43
Film: An International History of the Medium
  Ref PN1993.5 .A1 S55 1993
History of the American Cinema
  Ref PN1993.5 .U6 H55 1990 v. 1-10
Oxford History of World Cinema
  Ref PN1993.5 .A1 O96 1995


Genre Films Top of Page
A-Z of Cult Films and Film-makers
  Ref PN1997.85 .D38 2001
Arthurian Legends on Film and Television
  Ref PN1995.9 .A75 O48 2000
Celluloid Wars: A Guide to Film and the American Experience of War
  Ref PN1995.9 .W3 W48 1992
Fantasy and Horror: A Critical and Historical Guide to Literature, Illustration, Film, TV,
Radio, and the Internet

  Ref Z6514 .F35 F35 1999
Film Noir: An Encyclopedic Reference to the American Style
  Ref PN1995.9 .F54 F55 1992
Films by Genre: 775 Categories, Styles, Trends, and Movements Defined
  Ref PN1998 .L63 1993
Women of the Western Frontier in Fact, Fiction, and Film
  Ref F596 .L33 1997
Trouble is Their Business: Private Eyes in Fiction, Film, and Television, 1927-1988
  Ref P96 .D4 C66 1990


Filmographies Top of Page
African American Films through 1959: A Comprehensive, Illustrated Filmography
  Ref PN1995.9 .N4 R54 1998
American Political Movies: An Annotated Filmography of Feature Films
  Ref PN1995.9 .P6 C66
Censorship and Hollywood's Hispanic Image: An Interpretive Filmography, 1936-1955
  Ref PN1995.9 .L37 R53 1993
Enser's Filmed Books and Plays: A List of Books and Plays from which Films
Have Been Made, 1928-1991

  Ref PN1997.85 .B385 1993
Ethnic and Racial Images in American Film and Television
  Ref Z5784 .M9 W65
Folger Shakespeare Filmography
  Ref PR3093 .P3 STORAGE
French Films, 1945-1993: A Critical Filmography of the 400 Most Important Releases
  Ref PN1993.5 .F7 B52 1996
From Real Life to Reel Life: A Filmography of Biographical Films
  Ref PN1995.9 .B55 K37 1993


Reviews Top of Page
Internet Movie Database
  http://www.imdb.com
ProQuest Newspapers
Reader's Guide Full Text


Indexes, Abstracts, and Databases Top of Page
Academic Search Elite
Arts & Humanities Citation Index

Humanities Full Text
Principle ToolInternational Index to Performing Arts Full Text
JSTOR
Project Muse
Readers' Guide Full Text


Internet Sites Top of Page
American Film Institute
  http://www.afi.com/
British Film Institute
  http://www.bfi.org.uk/
Film Resources on the Web
  http://www.duke.edu/~kennethl/filmsite.html
Guide to WWW Resources in Film Studies
  http://www.libraries.iub.edu/index.php?pageId=351
NAMAC: A Resource of Independent Film, Video, and Multimedia Arts Organizations
  http://www.namac.org/
SnagFilms
  http://www.snagfilms.com/films/