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  • AFI's 100 Movie Quotes(129 clicks)
  • American Film Institute(135 clicks)
    Fundamental for American film history.
  • American Museum of the Moving Image(135 clicks)
    "The American Museum of the Moving Image is dedicated to educating the public about the art, history, technique, and technology of film, television, and digital media, and to examining their impact on culture and society. It achieves these goals by maintaining the nation's largest permanent collection of moving image artifacts, and by offering the public exhibitions, film screenings, lectures, seminars, and other education programs."
  • Biograph(140 clicks)
    The Oldest Movie Company in America
  • Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid(133 clicks)
  • Chinese Films in the 1930s(123 clicks)
    Nicely designed site worth viewing.
  • Cinema History(138 clicks)
  • Cinergía(139 clicks)
    A Web site dedicated to the study of Spanish, Latin American and Latino Cinema, Film, Movies and Media for students and scholars.
  • Early Motion Pictures(134 clicks)
    From the Library of Congress.
  • For the Love of Film(130 clicks)
    Includes history and biography
  • Frank Capra's America(119 clicks)
    "On January 9, 1999, during the annual American Historical Association (AHA) meeting in Washington DC, The Popular Culture Association, Film & History, and the AHA co-sponsored a conference session on the films and legacy of Frank Capra. The session was titled "Frank Capra's Populism: Timebound or Timeless?" Capra's films have made an indelible impact on 20th-century America, serving as both commentaries on and artifacts of American culture. Few historians are more able and competent to analyze them than Robert Brent Toplin, Lawrence Levine, and Dan T. Carter."
  • Free Movies(161 clicks)
  • H-Film(131 clicks)
    "H-Film encourages scholarly discussion of cinema history and uses of the media. Diverse bibliographical, research, and teaching aids are available."
  • History of Film(129 clicks)
    World Wide Web Virtual Library. The Film History Index provides Internet resources on the international History of Cinema from different approaches.
  • Home of the Screwball(133 clicks)
    This web page is devoted to the study of screwball comedy as a cultural force, particularly in consideration of class and gender. The films on this page do not encapsulate every screwball film, but they do provide a taste of true screwball comedy.
  • Internet Archive: Movies(132 clicks)
    This collection contains movies that the Prelinger Archives has digitized and donated to the Internet Archive. The films focus mainly on everyday life, culture, industry, and institutions in North America in the 20th century.
  • Mary Pickford Institute(172 clicks)
    The Mary Pickford Institute is a non-profit organization in Los Angeles dedicated to cultivating awareness of film pioneer Mary Pickford’s life, preserving her work, furthering her philanthropic legacy and honoring her creativity. Founded in 2003 by the Mary Pickford Foundation, MPI actively serves the community through our public research library as well as educational initiatives using film, video and digital media to empower students by helping them realize they have a voice that is worthy of being heard.
  • Movies as Culture(134 clicks)
    "What many of us know about cultures other than our own we either know through the movies, or our knowledge has been influenced by movies. They are part of our lives."
  • Movies as Culture(135 clicks)
    "What many of us know about cultures other than our own we either know through the movies, or our knowledge has been influenced by movies. They are part of our lives."
  • Northeast Historic Film(201 clicks)
    "Dedicated to preserving the moving image history of northern New England, Northeast Historic Film is an archives, a theater, and study center located in Bucksport, Maine. We are a leader in preserving and promoting the historical value of home movies, safeguarding and making available one of the largest collections of amateur film in North America. We offer a free video lending library for members, plus a catalog of Videos of Life in New England."
  • Picture Show Man(138 clicks)
  • Reel American History(121 clicks)
    In short cinema has always been writing the history that makes our nation. So If we are to understand how we have been shaped, we must study reel American history. If we are to guard ourselves against the guardians of memory, we must challenge reel American history. If we are to shape the kind of future we know we need, we must influence reel American history.
  • Screening the Past: An international Electronic Journal of Visual Media and History(139 clicks)
    Articles, reviews.
  • Senses of Cinema(185 clicks)
    an online journal devoted to the serious and eclectic discussion of cinema
  • Talkies(128 clicks)
  • The 100 Most Influential people in the History of Movies(113 clicks)
  • The Establishment of a National Cinema Under Colonialism:The History of Early Korean Cinema(157 clicks)
    Lee Young-II presents a brief overview.
  • The Greatest Films(143 clicks)
    "An award-winning, unique website since 1996, an outstanding, all-around resource for film buffs and anyone interested in films, containing."
  • The News Film Library, University of South Carolina(130 clicks)
    "In an historic 1980 donation, the University of South Carolina was selected to receive a portion of the Fox Movietonews newsreel collection by the 20th Century Fox Film Corporation. This priceless gift of irreplaceable and unique newsreel material was the starting point for what has become one of the most significant academically-housed newsfilm libraries in the United States."
  • The Silent Film Bookshelf(110 clicks)
    This site reprints original documents from the silent film era, and is edited by David Pierce.
  • The Silent Western: Early Movie Myths of the American West(129 clicks)
    Silent movies and the myths about the West.
  • Towards a Black Genre: Afro-Americans on Film(139 clicks)
    "This is a survey designed to provide a context for films in the collection which portray, in varying ways, blacks and the black experience in the USA. Catalogue codes are given for films available from the Collection. This survey was first published in Film & Video Acquisitions no. 3 of 1984 and has not been updated." From the National Library of Australia.
  • Turner Classic Movies(130 clicks)
    Commercial site but useful for historians
  • W. C. Fields(182 clicks)
  • Yesterday's Movies: Memories on Film(127 clicks)
    Good links.