The Greatest Films
as one of Roger Eberts "Five Most Dazzling Film Sites," this site
features extensive plot summaries--with dialogue--of many films. Also on the
site: the greatest performances not to win oscars, star-defining roles and numerous
site houses features on areas such as Classic Films, B-Films, Black Americans
in Film and Screwball Comedy, as well as on individual artists. Beautiful images
and elegant presentation distinguish this site, also a Roger Ebert pick.
site features a new silent star each month and archives past articles and provides
lists of links and resources.
The Silents Majority
monthly online E-journal, this site also contains indices of silent stars and
those "behind the scenes" and provides a profile, a filmography, photographs
and related links for each artist.
Ann Lloyd, Editor. Movies of the Thirties.
London: Orbis, 1983.
Robert Sklar. Movie-Made America: A Cultural History
of American Movies.
New York: Vintage, 1975.
Jerry Vermilye. The Films of the Thirties.
New Jersey: Citadel Press, 1982.
Jerry Vermilye. More Films of the Thirties.
New Jersey: Citadel Press, 1989.