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Background Sources

American Film Institute Catalog

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 Background Sources

The sources listed below as well as the American Film Institute Catalog to the left will help you obtain some basic information about your films. Here is a list of some of the types of information you might find in these sources.

  • Film release dates
  • Producer
  • Director
  • Full cast
  • Screening information
  • Sound production
  • Soundtrack
  • Composers/Conductors
  • Songs
  • Brief histories on production
  • General information on how the film was received

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