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- 10 Shades of Noir
Brief synopses and background information on 10 important noir films, written by scholars and other contributors to Images (a film journal meant for a popular audience). A good source of basic and reliable information on the genre.
- 3-D Film Archive
Founded in 1990 by Bob Furmanek, the 3-D Film Archive is dedicated to saving and preserving the heritage of stereoscopic film. The organization has located and restored original dual-strip 35mm Polaroid prints of more than thirty features and two dozen shorts from 1922-1955.
- Aaron Copland Collection, Library of Congress
The Aaron Copland Collection at the Library of Congress offers users electronic access to hundreds of photographs, correspondences, music, and writing.
- ABC News Video Source
View over 100 years of video and newsreels from ABC's archives.
- ABI/Inform via ProQuest
Search business periodicals.
- Academic Search Premier
Search the full text of more than 4,500 academic journals.
- Academy of TV Arts and Sciences
The official site for the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
- Ad Flip
A large database of classic print ads dating back to 1940, including movie ads. About 10 percent of the archive is publicly available; the rest of the content can only be accessed through a paid subscription.
Active from 1994 to 1997 and archived by the Walker Art Center, this website was among the first and most influential sites devoted to Internet-based art.
- Administration Commission of Motion Picture Code of Ethics (Japan)
The Administrative Commission of Motion Picture Code of Ethics is a nongovernmental body responsible for the regulation of film and video in Japan. This website provides information on the commission.
- AFI Silent Film Database
A comprehensive database of silent film synopses, with extensive cast and crew information. Titles can be sorted by keyword (everything from "Romance" to "Vamps" to "Amusement Parks").
- African Cinema and African Cinematic Representation: A Selected Bibliography/Videography
The resources listed are available in the UC-Berkeley library, but many of the books can be found elsewhere.
- African Cinema: A Biblio/Filmography
This site features a bibliography of materials held at Brown University.
- African Film Library
Over 600 digitally remastered African films and documentaries in English, French, Arabic, or Portuguese are available for a fee for 24-hour download.
- African Women in Cinema Project
This website provides research and resource guides for the study of African women filmmakers. It includes a filmography and bibliography, as well as a teaching and learning guide to the study of African women in cinema.
- Agrasanchez Film Archive
The Agrasanchez Film Archive is a privately owned film archive specializing in Mexican cinema following its conversion to sound. Although its holdings have not been completely cataloged and are at present not available to the public, the website features information on the archive's tentative future as well as several articles pertaining to the history of Mexican cinema.
- Alexander F. Victor Biography
A biography of the founder of RCA Victor, with an emphasis on his technological achievements. [SINGLE ARTICLE]
- Alfred Hitchcock Scholars Meet Here!
The online component to the MacGuffin Journal, edited by Ken Mogg. Lists a number of articles, resources, and primary sources on Hitchcock, mostly posted by the members of the group, who are scholars and regular contributors to MacGuffin.
- Alfred Hitchcock: The Master of Suspense
An Alfred Hitchcock website maintained by Patricio Lopez-Guzmán.
- American Composers Orchestra - David Raksin Remembers His Colleagues
This website features David Raskin's reminiscences of other film composers from Hollywood's classical era.