Related Resources

Following are some recommended links.

Internet Film Resources

Early Film

The Edison Motion Pictures Collection, hosted by American Memory at the Library of Congress.

Public Domain Comedy, hosted by


The Internet Movie Database - The most extensive movie database on the Web, this site contains information concerning every film and director in our syllabus.

Regional Film Resources

The Harvard Film Archive - Daily film screenings.

MIT Resources

The MIT Communications Forum often sponsors talks and conferences relevant to the subject matter of this course. Leading film and media scholars are frequent participants in Forum events. The Forum's website is an archive on which you may wish to draw for your essays and for class discussions.

An MIT student's experience taking this course in 2008: Ahmed H. '12. "21L.011." October 21, 2008.