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Subjects: African American Studies
, Film Studies
, First Year Experience (UNIV 103)
, Latina/o Studies
, World Languages
General Search Strategies
Try out subject searches & keyword searches. If you're using the "default" search option, you're doing keyword searching.
A search might work well in one database, like MLA and not in another database.
Keep in mind that most books listed here are ebooks. This will allow you to easily search within them.
For our physical collection and for volumes exploring film genre, please consult "Finding Film Genre Books" at the bottom right of this page.
America's Film Legacy by Daniel Eagan
Publication Date: 2009-11-26
Each of the 500 film entries in this volume provides an overview of basic film information which will assist you in completing the paper worksheet. Each entry ends with a brief essay that provides important synthesis on key historical contributions which led to the film being included in this volume.
Film History: An International Journal
Film History focuses on the historical development of the motion picture and the social, technological, and economic context in which this has occurred. Its areas of interest range from the technical and entrepreneurial innovations of the early and pre-cinema experiments, through all aspects of the production, distribution, exhibition, and reception of commercial and non-commercial motion pictures.
Published by: Indiana University Press
MLA International Bibliography This link opens in a new window
The premier index covering literature, literary theory & criticism, languages & linguistics, dramatic arts, and folklore from thousands of journals and series published worldwide.
Screenwriting & Cinematography
Finding Film Genre Books
- Use keyword searches to find books on specific film genres, such as "horror" or "science fiction." The subject heading for horror is "horror films" and that can be subdivided.
- "Film Noir" is the subject heading for this film movement. Expressionism is a subject heading that will pull up expressionism in film as well as other art forms.
- If you contact me to get assistance playing with different search combinations, I will be happy to help.
Hollywood Horror by Mark A. Vieira
Call Number: General Collection--Oversize (7th Floor) PN1995.9.H6
Publication Date: 2003-11-01
Found using the subject heading Horror films--United States--History and criticism; this is a physical book found in our library
Film Noir Guide by Michael F. Keaney
Call Number: Millersville University Library General Collection PN1995.9.F54 K43 2003
Publication Date: 2003-04-02
A catalog of 745 films from 1940-1959; also a physical book in the library's collection
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