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Cinema Studies: Cinema Studies Research Guide

Resources for searching for scholarly information in all areas of cinema.

Welcome to your Cinema Studies Research Guide!

This homepage contains resources for cinema studies in general.  See other tabs for resources relating to specific classes or subject areas.

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Reference Sources for Film

Finding Articles in Databases

Database trial July 21, 2022- October 20, 2022

Hollywood, Moral Censorship, and the Motion Picture Production Code, 1927-1968 
The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) Production Code Administration Files collection documents forty years of self-regulation and censorship in the motion picture industry.
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  • Lantern The free search platform of Media History Digital Library. Search over 2,772,417 pages of digitized books and magazines from the histories of film, broadcasting, and recorded sound

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Louisa Trott

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Louisa Trott
Hodges Library
1015 Volunteer Blvd
TN 37996
Subjects: Art, Cinema Studies, Theatre


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