AFI Catalog of Feature Films, 1893-1993

AFIThe American Film Institute’s catalog of films is now free and on line. They have been working on it for decades and it is fabulous resource. »

Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film

In the teens and early twenties, women flourished at all levels of filmmaking. Today women are under-represented behind the camera, but we can count on The Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film to monitor and report on women’s employment in the field. »

Leonard Maltin’s Movie Crazy

Leonard Maltin has been promoting film preservation and silent cinema for over forty years. His site is a great resource for movie fans, containing reviews, interviews and plenty of information on contemporary and classic films. »

The Media History Digital Library

The Media History Digital Library provides researchers with a wealth of public domain cinema industry periodicals, including 25 years of Photoplay magazine, scanned in their entirety and available to download or read online. »

Turner Classic Movies

Turner Classic Movies has been broadcasting uncut, commercial-free classic films 24 hours a day since 1994. Every Sunday night they present silent films, and the network hosts an annual film festival every April in Los Angeles, CA. They welcome viewer requests on their website.

The Chris Milewski Mary Pickford Collection

Chris Milewski seeks out locations of Mary Pickford’s early films – comparing then and now. He has been very generous in working with The Mary Pickford Foundation and his site is a great resource for movie fans and researchers alike.