This section covers a wide range of resources for readers to take further their interest in Victorian cinema, or Victorian life as reflected through the projected image. Follow the links on the left-hand menu for individual sections.
Below are listed some of the major film archives around the world with holdings of Victorian film. Details of all national film archives can be found on the Federation of International Film Archives (FIAF) website.Lumière collection, and has organised these into national compilations for exhibition purposes. The archive also preserves the Will Day collection, which inclues many early titles. Mitchell and Kenyon actualities, 100 American and British Biograph 68/70 mm titles, many Lumière titles (including all surviving British and Irish from CNC), 'Brighton school' work from G.A. Smith and James Williamson, and the work of Goodwin Norton, Georges Méliès, Bamforth, Riley Brothers, Warwick Trading Company, Hepworth, and many others. Edison titles going back to the very first experiments, and its Paper Print collection (early film records originally preserved on paper for copyright protection). A notable feature of its website is American Memory, which features extensive downloadable copies of early Edison films, scenes of New York 1898-1906, the Spanish-American War, and variety performers. Edison and Biograph productions, including a good collection of Biograph 68/70 mm format titles.