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Database for credits of the American Animated Short Cartoons (1928-1972).

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Early French film site

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GRAFICS Early Cinema site

Historical Horror Site

History of the Moving Image from Antiquity to 1900

Internet Source book for Early German Film

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Japan -- University of Iowa Japanese Film Studies Bibliography

Mexico -- Mexican Film Resource Site

Poland -- Polish Cinema Database

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