Jon's Film Sites

Silent Movies

General Info
  • Silent Movie Page an excellent site!
  • Silents Are Golden
  • WWW.FILMGESCHICHTE.DE Early German Films
  • Buckey's Film History Resource Page
  • Thomas A. Edison Papers at Rutgers University
  • Fort Lee Film Commission history of early films from Fort Lee, NJ
  • Victorian Cinema great page of very early cinema
  • The London Project history of film business in early 20th Century London
  • Cinema Context history of early Netherlands films
  • History of Silent Movie Subtitles
  • Theater Seat Store site with lots of links to silent film info
    People and Films
  • Lon Chaney Home Page my Lon Chaney page!
  • Harold Lloyd Page
  • The International Buster Keaton Society
  • The Louise Brooks Society Page
  • Rudolph Valentino Page and other silent links
  • Clara Bow Page
  • Norma Talmadge Page
  • The Betty Bronson Page
  • Pauline Frederick Page
  • Pola Negri Page
  • John Gilbert Appreciation Society
  • Karl Dane Home Page

    Film Collecting

  • eFilm Forum
  • Steve Schuler's Films
  • Festival Films
  • Pathescope 9.5mm Page

    Film Music

  • The Film Music Society
  • The Bernard Herrmann Page
  • John Williams Page
  • David Drazin's Page another silent film accompanist

    Museums and Archives

  • Pacific Film Archive Jon's home-away-from-home
  • UCLA Film and Television Archive
  • Library of Congress Complete Catalog
  • Library of Congress Historical Collections
  • Smithsonian Human Studies Film Archives
  • links to stock footage libraries
  • The Steven Spielberg Jewish Film Archive
  • American Film Institute
  • National Archives
  • Museum of Modern Art (NYC)
  • National Film Preservation Foundation
  • George Eastman House
  • Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research
  • Niles Film Museum Historic Niles/Essanay museum

    Film Festivals and Screenings

  • Film Forum a great NYC series of old/offbeat films
  • Pacific Film Archive screening schedule and other info
  • Pordenone Silent Film Festival
  • Turner Classic Movies
  • The Independent Film Channel
  • Movie Times.Com
  • Fandango get movie times, buy tickets
  • The Stanford Theater great classic movie palace!
  • Bristol Silents silents in the UK
  • The San Francisco Silent Film Festival
  • Film Society of Lincoln Center

    Services and Stores

  • Deep Discount DVD very good DVD store with free shipping
  • Jeff's Used Movie Finder
  • DVD Planet formerly Ken Crane's; good DVD source
  • Reel Classic DVD Silent and early sound films on DVD

    Misc. Lists and Information

  • The Internet Movie Database a great database (though watch out for all the errors!)
  • Animated Cartoon Database
  • Film Obituaries
  • Movie Cliches List funny collection of common cliches
  • Film.Com various reviews and essays
  • 100 Years of Film Sizes great site on different film formats
  • Heroes of the Saturday Matinee serials and B movies
  • The German Way info on German film and culture
  • The Widescreen Museum Lots of cool info on widescreen films
  • Film 101 good general movie list site

    Misc. Sites

  • U.S. Copyright Act
  • Eastman Kodak
  • Lucasfilm THX Page Everything you wanted to know about THX!

    Sites With Links to Other Film Sites

  • Clamen's Links
  • Cinemedia
  • Cinema Sites
  • Movie Pal

    This site is nearly always under construction! Suggestions of new links, especially those related to silent and early sound film are greatly appreciated! You can contact me at


    Last updated: 9/11/08

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