Use this database as an entry point into the larger EBSCO search platform where you can search across multiple databases using the title of a specific film or the name of an actor. For a particular decade try the following search syntax: 1930s or 30s or "thirties".
This collection features ten long-running and highly influential trade and popular magazines, e.g., Variety, which document all aspects of cinema going, the film industry and the evolution of television and popular culture in the US and UK between 1905 and 2000.
Covers predominantly U.S. and international scholary literature in communication and other disciplines relevant to researchers. There is significant overlap with Communication & Mass Media Complete; consider searching both simultaneously by selecting "choose databases" once the interface loads.
Comprehensive indexing of the most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States. Understand that the full text of articles is not available from this product. You will want to work with a librarian to determine if content is available in print here at DePaul or via ILLiad, our interlibrary loan service.
Digitized version of the print Film Literature Index (available in the Richardson Library Reference Section at R. 791.43016 F487a) indexing 25 years (1976-2001) of content in 150 film and television periodicals from 30 countries cover-to-cover and 200 other periodicals selectively for articles on film and television.
1939: Hollywood's Golden Year
"Motion pictures" is the preferred term when searching article databases about films in general. Try combining that phrase with various references to the decade: 1930s or 30s or "thirties" or "1931-1940" or "Great Depression".