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Cinema and Media Studies

About trade journals

Trade journals provide information on the film studios, legal issues (including censorship), technological developments, exhibitor-related issues and the production and distribution of individual films. Since many films of the silent era are lost forever, plot summaries and reviews in publications like these are often the only remaining source of information about certain films.

Trade journal databases

American trade journals

A selection of journals  listed in order of publication date. All titles held in Regenstein.

German trade journals

On microfilm in Regenstein Library.

Italian trade journals

Mexican trade journals