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      You can also browse the shelves. The following call numbers contain the majority of film-related materials:


      • PN 1990-1992 - Broadcasting (including television)
      • PN 1993-1999 - Motion Pictures
      • TR 845-898 - Cinematography and Film Editing


      • PN 1993 - PN 1999 (film and television)
      • Z 5782 - Z 5784 M9 (film research guides: indexes, bibliographies etc.)
      • TR 845-898 - Cinematography and Film Editing

      Reference Examples

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      American Film Institute Desk Reference - George Ochoa; Melinda Corey; Clint Eastwood (Introduction by); Jean Picker Firstenberg (Preface by)
      Call Number: PN1994 .A599 2002
      ISBN: 0789489341
      Publication Date: 2002-11-15

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      American Silent Film Comedies - Blair Miller
      Call Number: PN1995.9.C55 M53 1995
      ISBN: 0899509290
      Publication Date: 1995-07-01

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      Encyclopedia of Chinese Film - Yingjin Zhang (Editor); Zhiwei Xiao
      Call Number: PN1993.5.C4 Z53 1998
      ISBN: 0415151686
      Publication Date: 1999-02-10

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      Encyclopedia of Early Cinema - Richard Abel (Editor)
      Call Number: PN1993.45 .E53 2005
      ISBN: 0415234409
      Publication Date: 2005-01-12

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      Encyclopedia of the Documentary Film - Ian Aitken (Editor)
      Call Number: PN1995.9.D6 E53 2006 vols 1-3
      ISBN: 1579584454
      Publication Date: 2005-10-27

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      Encyclopedia of Film Themes, Settings and Series - Richard B. Armstrong; Mary Willems Armstrong
      Call Number: PN1997.8 .A76 2001
      ISBN: 0786408936
      Publication Date: 2000-11-15

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      Encyclopaedia of the Musical Film - Stanley Green
      Call Number: PN1995.9.M86 G7 1981
      ISBN: 0195029585
      Publication Date: 1981-09-17

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      Film Noir Guide: 745 Films of the Classic Era, 1940-1959 - Michael F. Keaney
      Call Number: PN1995.9.F54 K43 2003
      ISBN: 0786415479
      Publication Date: 2003-04-02

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      Historical Dictionary of African American Cinema - S. Torriano Berry; Venise T. Berry
      Call Number: PN1995.9.N4 B433 2007
      ISBN: 9780810855458
      Publication Date: 2007-01-26

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      Reel Women: An International Directory of Contemporary Feature Films About Women - Jane Sloan
      Call Number: PN1995.9.W6 S62 2007
      ISBN: 0810857383
      Publication Date: 2007-03-29

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