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Online Resources for Moving Image Material

  • Library of Congress Online Catalog to search for some of the films and videos at the Library of Congress.
  • National Archives Catalog to search for U.S. government films and videos in the public domain
  • Internet Movie Database provides a wealth of information on motion pictures and some television, including credits, plot summary, box office, and reviews.
  • provides global keyword search capabilities for numerous commercial stock, archival and news footage collections worldwide.
  • TV Tome guides to thousands of television series covering almost all of the current shows and many classics.
  • Online Media Resources the UC Berkeley Media Resource Center's links to sources of audio and video resources on the web.
  • National Film Preservation Board provides numerous links to film and television related sites, including archives, research centers, motion pictures studios, film schools, and preservation publication
  • American Widescreen Museum links to history of film technology including widescreen, color systems, and sound.
  • American Film Institute Catalog Online provides non-AFI members access to credit and plot information on over 25,000 silent American films from the years 1893 to 1930. AFI members can also search filmographic information for films produced from 1931-1950 and 1961-1970.
  • Links to Cinema History and Cinema Studies
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