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African American Studies
Film and Television
Ulrich's Periodicals Directory
Provides detailed information on periodicals published throughout the world, including subject, circulation figures, editors name, and publisher.
Articles on Film Criticism
MLA International Bibliography
Also includes books--use titles and people as Subject searches in Advanced search, e.g. Within Our Gates; or Micheaux, Oscar. Also useful to find literary criticism of Thomas Dixon novels.
Film & Television Literature Index with Full Text
A good place to find recent articles on film.
Birth of a Nation Program
Birth of a Nation Program 1915
Victorian Popular Culture
Source for the digitized copy of the program.
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