Bibliographies & Indexes
Frequently Cited Works
Guides & Encyclopedias
Journals & Magazines
Locating Relevant Books
Major Films & Names
UNC owns no guides, dictionaries, or encyclopedias specifically
devoted to Hollywood’s Golden Age, it has several general
film resources. Many contain alphabetically arranged entries that
provide an introduction, overview, and general factual information
for quick reference.
Film Institute. The American Film Institute Catalog of Motion
Pictures Produced in the U.S. New York: Bowker, 1971.
of the world's major film collections. Documents every American
film from 1893-1950 and 1961-1970. Very complete information
on over 45,000 films, 500,000 actors, and 27,000 directors.
Davis Reference (PN1998.A57)
Library Reference (PN1998 .A57)
Gene, ed. The New York Times Encyclopedia of Film.
New York: Times Books, 1984.
reprint collection of articles on film that appeared in
The New York Times between 1896 and 1979. Does
not contain New York Times film reviews. Arranged in order
by date. Contains an extensive index to people, places,
themes, and things.
Davis Reference (PN1993.N465 1984)
Richard. A Title Guide to the Talkies: A Comprehensive
Listing of 16,000 Feature-Length Films From October, 1927,
Until December, 1963. New York: Scarecrow Press, 1965.
by title, this guide contains the studio, release date,
screenwriter, and work adapted from for 16,000 films. Includes
a name index.
Davis Reference (PN1998 .D55)
Anthony. The New Historical Dictionary of the American Film
Industry. Westport, CT: Scarecrow, 1998.
short articles on film companies, technological innovations,
industry terms, genres and organizations. Covers the beginnings
of the film industry to the present. Many articles have
Davis Reference (PN1993.5.U6 S539 1998)
Undergraduate Library Reference (PN1993.5.U6 S539 1998)