Here you can get to information on the film industry and studios. To find materials in the Yale Library, try the following types of searches in Orbis.
Publications about a particular studio (person, company): Subject = warner bros pictures
Publications -- including movies -- by a particular studio (person, company): Author = miramax
NOTE: This page only lists resources on the film industry in the US. For information on the film industry internationally, see the International Cinema page. Many of those resources also contain information on the US.
This newspaper began under the title Wid's Daily (1918-1921), and also published the Film daily year book of motion pictures (1918-1969). We have most of the runs, but there are some gaps.
Online entertainment source for the Hollywood movie industry. Includes news, movies, showtimes, celebrities, video/DVD, TV, Broadway, and indie films.
Tracks box office numbers of current movie releases. Also has a chart and movie archive.
The new historical dictionary of the American film industry. Anthony Slide. Lanham, MD; London: Scarecrow Press, 1998.
The money actors have earned, from Mary Pickford to Robert Pattinson
Data in US dollars on gross box office receipts. Can limit by date of release, so you can search for the total movie theater receipts to date for a movie released in (say) 1952.