History of Narrative Cinema

Introductory guide to conducting historical research on narrative film.

The Great Train Robbery (1903)

Still from the Great Train Robbery

Selected Web Sites

Find VHS and DVDs at Temple Libraries

Find VHS, DVDs, and Streaming Films at Temple Libraries

1.  Search by film title if you are looking for a specific film.

2. Type in actors, subjects, or title words if you aren't sure of a film.

3. You can also browse our genre and language lists.
4. A list of databases that may include additional streaming content can be found here.


VHS tapes and DVDs located at Paley Library can be checked out for free using your Temple ID.

To request that the library purchase a DVD for use in teaching or research, please fill out a Purchase Request Form.

Subject Guide

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