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Interdisciplinary guide to key educational video resources

Selected Reference Tools (Including Database Search Techniques)

Chambers Film Factfinder  


Encyclopedia of Multimedia 


International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers 4th ed. 2001


Visual Effects in a Digital World: A Comprehensive Glossary of over 7000 Visual Effects Terms                                        


Academic OneFile (Note limit by Document Type "Movie Review", "Video Recording Review", and "Video File" in Advanced Search)

Historical research

ProQuest Historical Newspapers New York Times New York Times reviews (to identify name of original US film distributor)  
Current research  
Variety (entertainment magazine with movie reviews) 1905-2000; 1999-