Print Resources

Film Literature Index
SSH Ref

Coverage: 1973 -- present

Covers 150 film and television periodicals from 30 countries indexed from cover to cover. 200 other periodicals selectively indexed for articles on film and television. Periodicals range from scholarly, critical, technical to popular, including film/TV journals, and other titles in the fields of literature, rhetoric, popular culture, cultural theory. Does not include journals devoted to fan interests, totally technical data, or short press release information.

Film Review Annual
SSH Ref

Coverage: 1982 - present

Reviews of selected films from 1982 to the present taken from a broad range of periodicals.

Film Review Index
SSH Ref

Coverage: Vol. 1: 1882-1949; Vol. 2: 1950-1985

Edited by Patricia K. Hanson, Hanson and Stephen L. Hanson. Cites reviews to over 7000 feature films between 1914 and 1986 in both popular and trade journals. Cites reviews to over 7000 feature films between 1914 and 1986.

Variety Film Reviews, 1907-1984. 18 vols. Cumulative Index
SSH Ref

Comprehensive and complete reproductions of original reviews printed in Variety. Indexes to titles, 1907-1980 (v. 16) and 1981-84 (v. 18).

Readers Guide To Periodical Literature
SSH Ref; AI 3.R4

Coverage: 1900 - present.

Lists articles on specific films and film subjects in monthly supplements that are cumulated quarterly and annually. Look for reviews under the heading "Motion Picture Reviews." See the subheading "Single works," with a "see" reference from the title of the film. Reviews are also indexed under the name of the director.

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