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American Film Scripts Online


Current edition includes 823 authorized versions of copyrighted screenplays, formatted in the conventional screenplay format. Also includes a bibliographic and biographic database of directors and writers. Search by character, scene, race, nationality, age, subject, and year of writing, as well as by author and title.

Access Locations: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)

Subjects: Performing Arts; Film; Area and Cultural Studies

Dates of Coverage: 1920[?]-present.

Update Frequency: Ongoing

Print Equivalent: Print versions of some of these scripts, in published and manuscript form, are available in the Circulating Collections of the Performing Arts Library and in the Billy Rose Theatre Collection.

Provider: Alexander Street Press

Format: Web

Output Type: Print