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FILM 406 - Columbia Pictures - Bernstein

Film-related LC (Library of Congress) Subject Headings

In the library catalog, books, videos and other materials are assigned Library of Congress (LC) subject headings based on their content. Here is a sample list of film-related subject headings, some of which pertain equally to books and videos (visual materials). When you view catalog records in discoverE, these subject headings display as active links pointing to other items with the same subject.

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Sample Subject Headings

Arthur, Jean, 1900-1991

Blacklisting of entertainers -- United States

Cohn, Harry, 1891-1958

Columbia Pictures

Motion picture -- Actors and actresses

Use as a subject instead of Stardom. Related subject headings include Fame Social Aspects and Celebrities in Mass Media.

Motion picture industry -- United States

Motion picture producers and directors

Motion picture producers and directors -- United States -- Biography

Motion picture producers and directors -- Interviews

Motion pictures -- Censorship -- United States -- History

Stardom - see also: Motion picture actors and actresses; Television actors and actresses; Fame; Fame -- social aspects; Celebrities; Celebrities in mass media

Sound motion pictures -- History

Spiegel, Sam

Western films

World War, 1939-1945 -- Motion pictures and the war (Includes studies about films depicting World War II.)

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