Detailed reference source for American film back to 1893.
Time-span1893 - 2011
Resource TypesArticle Database
DescriptionThe American Film Institute Catalog is a comprehensive resource for the study of American film. The searchable database contains citations to more than 60,000 films covering 1893 through 2011. Full catalog records are available until 1975; stub catalog records are available from 1976-2011. Full catalog entries give release and copyright dates; genre; information on technical processes; full credits for writing, directing, cast, production staff, production and distribution vehicles, literary and stage sources, lyricists and composers; plot summaries; production history; remakes; and censorship issues. Stub records contain release and copyright dates, genre, information on technical processes, production credits, cast, and notes. (Updated irregularly)