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Film History Research Guide

This guide was created to help researchers and students use library resources to do historical research in cinema.

Databases

LC Subject Headings

Browse with these subject headings for a more comprehensive list of trade periodicals:

Trade/Industry Journals in Print

Box Office
Hollywood Reporter
Variety
 

Lantern

Miriam Hopkins on the cover of Photo Play (March 1932).

Lantern is a open-access digital archive of trade press, fan magazines, yearbooks, film reviews, and general media/movies news. The scope of the archive ranges from 1867 to 1996.