ACMI Collection: Significant moving image collections in Australia.
American Indian Film Gallery: This collection contains over 450 non-fiction films that document Native lifeways from the Arctic Circle to Tierra del Fuego, with a large concentration on peoples of the Southwest. The films range from a 1922 silent newsreel to recent footage of pow-wows and political meetings in 2011.
American Rhetoric: This site contains video, audio, and text of speeches and other media events. Among the collections are "Movie Speeches," "Obama Speeches," and a listing of what some scholars consider the top 100 American speeches.
Archive of American Television: A large database of interviews with important individuals in the history of television.
C-SPAN: This site contains almost all C-SPAN programs since 1987.
European Film Gateway: The EFG Portal gives you quick access to hundreds of thousands of film historical documents as preserved in European film archives and cinémathèques.
EUScreen: This portal offers free online access to thousands of items of audiovisual heritage. It brings together clips that provide an insight into the social, cultural, political and economic events that have shaped the 20th and 21st centuries.
Fed Flix: Features the best movies of the United States Government, from training films to history, from our national parks to the U.S. Fire Academy and the Postal Inspectors.
Great Performances: Clips from PBS.
Library of Congress: Digital Moving Image Collections: From American Memory, 11 collections are featured such as America at Work/America at Leisure; Early Edison films; Variety Stage; Spanish-American War; Before and After the Great Earthquake and Fire. Or view this collection by subject.
Moving Image Archive: This library from the Internet Archive contains digital movies uploaded by users which range from classic full-length films to daily alternative news.
National Film and Sound Archive of Australia: Collection of Vintage Cinema.
Open Vault: Provides online access to unique and historically important content produced by the public television and radio station WGBH.
Thanhouser Films Online: Thanhouser Company Film Preservation, Inc. is providing 56 films for streaming.
US: William Dickson ("William Kennedy Laurie Dickson")/Thomas Edison/Latham Loop
France: Lumiere Brothers (Louis & Auguste )
France: George and Georgette Melies
France: Gaumont Studios and Alice Guy Blache (you may want to look at this also)
France: Pathe Freres
England: Birt Acres and RW Paul
Germany: Max & Emil Sklandowsky
Books about motion picture arts can be found in the academic library. Look in the Dewey Decimal call number range of 790-791.53.
For example, the book—
Screenplays can be found outside rooms 113-114. Their call numbers start with 791.437, and they are organized by title.