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Film Studies

A guide to film studies resources at the UNLV Libraries.

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Special Collections and Archives at UNLV

Microfilmed collections at Lied Library

Research Collections on Microform in Lied Library

History of the cinema 1895-1940        MICROFICHE PN1993.5.A1 H57 1987
Collection Dates: 01/01/1895 - 12/31/1940. This 3900 piece collection contains a variety of articles, guides, and pamphlets written in several languages, published between 1895-1940.  Books and pamphlets range in subject from contemporary studies in the sociology of the cinema to Hollywood novels, biographies of stars and how-to books on screenwriting. 

Finding Aids: Accompanied by Guide [Micro PN1993.5.A1 H57 1987 Guide]. An alphabetical listing by author and the title of the piece(s).

Cinema pressbooks from the original studio collections          MICROFILM PN1995.9.P79 C55 1989
Collection Dates: 01/01/1919 - 12/31/1949. This 37 reel collection is a rich source for basic background movie information, including promotional campaigns, publicity blurbs, posters, still reproductions, actor bibliographies, and full technical and promotional details. A total of 1700 pressbooks are reproduced covering the following studios for the following respective years: United Artists, 1919 - 1949; Warner Brothers, 1922 - 1949; and Monogram Pictures, 1937 - 1947. These pressbooks are a unique and detailed record transition from silent movies to "talkies"; and the Golden Years of Hollywood in the 1930's and 1940's.

Finding Aids: Cinema Pressbooks from the original studio collections, Reading, Eng ; Woodbridge, Conn.: Research Publications 1988 (MICRO PN1995.9.P79 C55 1989 v.1 and v.2).

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