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Subject Guide: Film Studies: Finding Books

This is the guide for Film Studies

Call Numbers for Film Studies

Books related to film are on the 4th floor. Books relating to cinema (and drama in general) have call numbers beginning with the letters "PN". The letters and numbers that follow indicate the specific subject area. For example:
PN1600-3307     Drama
  PN1993-1999       Motion pictures
    PN1993.5         History of film by country
      PN1993.5.U6           United States
    PN1994         General works on cinema
    PN1995         General special: film criticism, aesthetics, etc.
      PN1995.7           Pictures and sound
        PN1995.75             Silent film
        PN1995.9.A-Z             Special topics (not country-specific)
          PN1995.9.F54               Film noir
          PN1995.9.H6               Horror
          PN1995.9.M83               Music
    PN1996         Authorship, scenario writing, etc.
    PN1997-1997.85         Plays, scenarios, etc.
    PN1998         Biography
      PN1998.3.F45           Fellini, Federico
PN2287, PN2308, etc.     Individual actors and actresses
  PN2287.G3       Clark Gable
  PN2598.L46       Vivien Leigh

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